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Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of an unidentified woman and child. The woman is seated and the child is seated next to her on a table. The woman is looking at her child while the child is looking at the camera. The woman is wearing a jacket and bonnet. The child is wearing a skirt, a jacket and a hat. The woman's ribbon bonnet has been hand tinted green, the child's skirt pink and both have pink tinted cheeks. The ambrotype is surrounded by a plain gold metal matt with embossed metal edging and is contained within a maroon/brown plain leather case with gold paint around the edge. The case appears to have not included a lid.
Accession No
A62.808

Name/Title
Four photographic images of unidentified sitters. Framed in a rectangular oak frame.
1. A Maori gentleman standing wearing a white fedora, white shirt and tie with suit and waistcoat. He has a fob chain and wears a flower in his lapel. His right hand rests on the back of a chair.
2. Two soldiers are seated on a bench with legs crossed and hands clasped at knees. They wear dress uniform and peaked caps.
3. A head and shoulders portrait of a Maori lady with shortish hair. She wears a dress with a bow at the neck and buttons on the front.
4. A Maori lady and gentleman. The man is standing with his left hand on a chair. He is wearing a dark suit with waistcoat, white shirt, tie and fob chain. There is a flower in his buttonhole. His hat rests at his feet on Maori cloaks. The woman is seated in a chair and is the same sitter that features in the third photograph.
Accession No
A66.257

Name/Title
A hand coloured photographic print of Robert Billing, husband of Mary Jane Billing (nee Hope) and son of William Billing and Eliza Billing (nee Peardon). Wedding portrait dated 25th March 1889. Billing is wearing a suit with a shirt and tie. He has a handkerchief in his jacket pocket.
Accession No
A66.453

Name/Title
Hand coloured photographic print of Mary Jane Billing, wife of Robert Billing. Wedding portrait dated 25th March 1889. Billing is wearing a white dress with a brooch at the neck. She has her hair up and is looking away from the camera.
Accession No
A66.454

Hand tinted ambrotype portrait of Mrs John H. Bentley and daughter. Mrs Bentley is seated with her child sitting on her lap. She has one elbow resting on a table covered with a patterned table cloth. Both Mrs Bentley and the child are not looking directly at the camera. The child's dress has been tinted pink and her hair tinted yellow. The table cloth has also been tinted. The ambrotype has no matting or case.
Accession No
A83.746

Ambrotype portrait of unidentified women and child. One woman is standing and is resting her hand on the shoulder of a seated woman who is holding a child on her lap. The two women are wearing dark coloured formal dresses and bonnets. The child is also wearing a dress. The standing woman's cheeks are faintly tinted pink and the seated woman's scarf is also tinted pink. The group are photographed against a plain hung backdrop and a wooden object is pictured leaning against the backdrop on the left of the image. The ambrotype has no matting or case.
Accession No
A96.286

Pupils and teacher of Upper Mangorei School seated outdoors for school photograph. The names of the students are: Back row: ? Nita, Charlie Salisbury, Minie Carrick, Lily Oliver, Hans Hendricksen, Ben Brown, Arthur Oliver, Rose Cowling (teacher), Charlie Brown (standing in front)
Middle row: Mary (May) Wells, Cecil Wells, Johnnie Henrickson, Bertie Oliver, Frank Brown, Laura Brown, Willie Wells
Front row: Sean Carrick, May Oliver (Mrs Geo. Knauf), Norman Coad, Handley Brown, Harry Coad, Bertha Coad.
Accession No
PHO2001-188

Lister family posing in vegetable garden outside thatched cottage. Inscription reads "Myself [Thomas Potter Lister], Mrs Lister, Baby Arthur - 4 months, Mary Cecily - 2 years, Edgar Potter - 7 years".
Thomas Potter Lister (1842-1927) had married Elizabeth Anne Howell (1848-1935) in New Plymouth in 1866.
Accession No
PHO2004-185

William Cowling and family in the garden of their home, "Hurdon", Westown, New Plymouth. Property purchased by Cowling from Simon Andrews in 1866; demolished 1960.
Accession No
PHO2004-211

Name/Title
Copy of original studio portrait of Chong family. Rear, from left: Vida, Maude, Amy and Wilfred Chong; front, from left: Elizabeth, Chew, Gerald and Albert Chong.
Accession No
PHO2004-292

Suzannah Whatton (nee Crump) seated and flanked by her daughter Elizabeth Whatton (left) and husband Joseph Whatton (right). Suzannah holds an open book, possibly a bible. The print is in a glass, brown leather, and gilt frame container (lid missing).
Accession No
PHO2005-160

Bessie and Jim Johnson in a vegetable garden, possibly in Waitara.
Accession No
PHO2005-164

Lieutenant William Johnson and his wife Jane Johnson, seated on a veranda with two children. Handwritten inscription on the reverse of the photograph reads "Grandma & Lieutenant Grandpa Johnson / Neil Dempster Mother Ethel Johnson / Nelly Crozier Nellie Johnson". This was presumably taken the same time as PHO2005-174.
Accession No
PHO2005-173

Johnson family portrait on veranda. Sitters include Neil Dempster, Lieutenant William Johnson, Mrs Jane Johnson, Nellie Crozier, Nellie Dempster, and Bessie Chong (nee Johnson) with infant daughter on her knee. This photograph was, presumably, taken the same time as PHO2005-173. One of the sitters, Bessie Chong (nee Johnson), has her face blacked out.
Accession No
PHO2005-174

A portrait of nine unidentified students at Pohokura School, c.1912-1914.
Accession No
PHO2006-129

A portrait of eleven unidentified students at Pohokura School, c.1912-1914.
Accession No
PHO2006-130

A portrait of seventeen students at Pohokura School, c.1912-1914. Sitters may include cousins Marion McCluggage (b.1907) and Gertrude Lunam (b.1903).
Accession No
PHO2006-131

A portrait of ten female students at Pohokura School, c.1912-1914. Sitters may include cousins Marion McCluggage (b.1907) and Gertrude Lunam (b.1903).
Accession No
PHO2006-132

Group portrait of students at Stratford District High School (forms III-IV) c.1920s. Teacher Ida Boon stands far left , Hazel Marion McCluggage is third from left (front row), and Maisie McCluggage is second from left (front row).
Accession No
PHO2006-238

A wedding party gathered on a verandah of an unknown building.
Accession No
PHO2006-286

Jane Burrell (right) with her eldest daughter Fay Thurston (left). Photograph taken on Jane's 95th birthday. Housed in non-original card presentation folder.
Accession No
PHO2006-302

Studio portrait of the Stratford Girls' Hockey Club, c.1910s-1920s. Sitters in the back row include (from left to right): E Curtis, G Curtis, D Reeve, A Hewoon (?), A Wright, and B Rogers. Sitters in front row include (from left to right): H White, M Curtis, Annie Eliza Fryday (later Whittington), M Paget, and D Robson.
Accession No
PHO2006-304

Name/Title
Warren children at the Oakura Sawmill, 1967. Phillip Warren leans against the bonnet of a car, Shane Warren stands behind the open left door of this vehicle, and a young Suzanne Warren is to the right of the scene.
Accession No
PHO2007-006

Studio portrait of Patricia Taunt (nee Hibell) in full-length satin wedding gown, flanked to her right by a flower girl and two female attendants. All are holding floral bouquets.
Accession No
PHO2007-012

Name/Title
Les and Emmie Fraser (nee Fuller) with family including five children; Mona Esme, Iris Edith, Walter Leslie, Raymond Grey, Ian Hamilton. The older woman may be Mary Julia Fuller. The family are pictured with a cart being pulled by a horse and containing domesticware.
Accession No
PHO2007-013
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