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Five part panorama of New Plymouth from Marsland Hill. St Mary's Church is pictured in the middle of the panorama.
Accession No
A66.039

Garden Party at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. Possibly a Victoria League luncheon. Union Jack flags flying in the background and trestle tables laden with teapots and tableware. Party mainly consists of female guests.
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A66.766

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Panorama of upper lake at Pukekura Park (New Plymouth), c.1918. Plate one of two.
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A84.860

Panoramic photograph on textured paper of an outdoor boxing match between Tommy Donovan, a fireman from Waitara, and American Pete Sarron at Western Park, New Plymouth, 15 March 1930. Boxing ring pictured on left of image with seating arranged in a circle around boxing ring. Several marquees set up on park grounds behind ring. Large crowd of spectators seated around the terraces of the park. Most spectators, including women, are wearing hats.
Accession No
A84.885

Large glass plate negative depicting Mt Taranaki in background with Waihi Cemetery in the centre foreground - main section of cemetery enclosed within square section of white picket fencing with several tall trees inside. Several independent grave sites, also enclosed in picket fencing, on either side of main area. Contained in a 45 x 37.5 x 3cm wooden frame with lift off hinged back and two long wide spring steel locking bars.
Accession No
A85.342

View from Women's Rest Rooms looking west toward Ariki Street and St. Aubyn Street, showing work on the bridge over the Huatoki Stream, White Star bus services, Acadia, Wilkinson building etc.
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PHO2001-109

View overlooking the Egmont Street, King Street areas. Possibly taken from the Theatre Royal building on Devon Street. Shows Trocadero/Arcadia Hotel (built c.1904), Railway Station, NZ Carrying Co., Grosvenor Hotel (formerly the Commonwealth Hotel, renamed the Grosvenor in 1906), Criterion Stables. Centre building, Hooker Brothers Sample Rooms (still used as such, 1970 for garage). "Paddock to the right used by Mr Saxton Sen. to graze his horse".
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PHO2001-301

Name/Title
Veiw of Brougham Street looking south toward Devon Street and the Brougham Street hill. The names of several businesses can be read on the buildings on the left hand side of the photograph. They include Vail Tailors, Bank of South Wales, A. Townsend Tobacconist, Cottier General News Agent, Stationer & Library, A. C. Fookes & Co. Land Brokers, J.O'D. Quigley Chemist, H.T. Enever Accountant and Jackson & Lightband Boot & Shoe Importers. A group of men is gathered on the footpath in front of the businesses. There is a streetlight on the right hand side in the foreground.
Accession No
PHO2001-457

New Plymouth Railway Station with many people boarding the trains and waiting at the station. The Grosvenor Hotel (formerly the Commonwealth Hotel) can be seen on the right and the Sash Door Timber Co. at the rear left. View is looking down from the pedestrian over bridge.
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PHO2001-571

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Glass plate negative showing the Red House Hotel from the Gover Street and Devon Street intersection. There are three men standing on the footpath in front of the hotel. The hotel was later known as the State Hotel and, more recently, Burton's.
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PHO2001-577

Glass plate negative showing the Imperial Hotel on the corner of Devon and Currie Streets. William Walker was licensee at the time this photograph was taken 1881-1885.
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PHO2001-579

View of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh meeting with the Mayor of New Plymouth meeting Maori dignitaries at Pukekura Park athletics field. Crowds of spectators can be seen on the grass terraces. The man speaking to the Duke of Edinburgh has been identified as Harry ("Rori") Watson. The man on the far left could possibly be Te Kahui Pokai.
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PHO2002-131

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Postcard shows a view of Turi's canoe, the memorial erected to Turi and unveiled in 1933, with original ponga figures. Photo taken from outside the Town Hall looking toward waka and building on opposite side of road.
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PHO2002-316

Photograph of the Alpha Well at Sugarloaf Point, Ngamotu. The derrick was erected in June 1866. Mikotahi and Moturoa Islands can be seen in the background, with a tripod over Taranaki Petroleum Co.'s No. III bore. A group of workers and a horse are standing under the derrick.
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PHO2002-596

Photograph shows the Devon Street Brougham Street corner with the Huatoki River in flood. A tram and cars can be seen driving through the water with many spectators watching from the footpath.
The National Bank of NZ, McGruers Store and other shops can be seen.
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PHO2002-642

Staff standing in front of the Hayden Furniture and Bedding Warehouse at 90 Devon Street, New Plymouth. Sitters include on the far left Jim Hayden, once Deputy Mayor of New Plymouth.
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PHO2002-675

Offices of the New Plymouth Investment and Loan Society, Brougham Street. The Society was established in 1876 and the offices built in 1884.
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PHO2002-887

Photograph of the start of a cycle race, Kawau Street, New Plymouth. Visible behind the cyclists is the Provincial Military Hospital (two-storey building), which was demolished in July 1956. The Drill Hall is at rear and this was built in 1892 and demolished in 1984.
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PHO2002-925

Photograph of the portrait painted by Jack Wood for Queen Elizabeth II's tour of 1953. Jack Wood with his paint palette, portrait and a young child, Barbara Gaye (known as Gaye) Hoskin watching.
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PHO2002-964

Photograph shows the corner of the King's Building on Devon St, Brougham St, with the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II painted by Jack Wood mounted on it for the Royal Visit of 1953.
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PHO2002-967

View of Lower Brougham Street, New Plymouth. Shows Masonic Hotel on corner of Brougham and Devon Streets and the base of Mt. Eliot / Puke Ariki on the far right of the picture. Marsland Hill Barracks visible in background.
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PHO2004-181

View of Devon Street at Egmont Street intersection, showing Alexandra Hall (later Theatre Royal), A. W. Bain & Co., The Grand Coffee Palace and R. Hannah & Co. Horse-drawn carriage in centre of picture.
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PHO2004-183

View of Henry Weston's Garden in the valley of Arakoekoe Stream, Carrington Street (current site of New Plymouth District Council Civic Building), ca 1866-67. Demolished circa 1875 by construction of railway. A high fence is seen at the foreground of the photo, as well as a walkway just in front of that fence. There are people walking around and looking at a small model boat on the lake in the foreground. Top left hand corner shows buildings on Marsland Hill. Trees have been planted on the hill behind the lake with more mature trees in the background.
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PHO2004-195

View of electric lorry outside E. E. Bellringer's house, corner Devon and Watson Streets (sea-side).
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PHO2004-288

White Hart Hotel, New Plymouth. Arrival of first Cobb & Co. coach from Whanganui, 9:15pm, Thursday 12 January 1871 (photograph presumably taken following day). Passengers: Sir William Fox, Mr Riemenschneider, Andrew Young, J. Hirst, Hone Pihama and an orderly.
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PHO2004-301
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