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Two men identified as, from left to right, Sailor Matehaere and Krissester, are seated on a wooden chair in front of a light-toned studio backdrop. The men wear dark-toned suits, light-toned shirts and ties. Both men cross their arms across their chests and wear decorations in their left button-holes.
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PHO2012-0277

Two men identified as Mr Hodgson and Mr Rogers are gathered in a studio interior. One man is seated on a raised bench while the other stands beside him. The man on the left wears a dark-toned suit and a bow-tie. The man on the right wears a lighter suit and a tie. Both men have decorations in their left button holes.
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PHO2012-0276

Two individuals identified as B. Scalon and C. Woolford Junior are gathered in front of a studio backdrop. They wear dark-coloured jackets, light-coloured shirts and patterned ties. A misty effect obscures the lower part of their bodies.
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PHO2012-0275

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Three men are gathered in front of a studio backdrop. One man sits on a table, side on to the camera, another man is seated and faces him. A third man stands behind them, he rests a hand on the thigh of the man on the right and the shoulder of the man on the left. All three men wear hats, dark suits, light-coloured shirts and flowers in their button holes. The two men facing each other have cigarettes in their mouths.
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PHO2012-0274

Studio potrait of two men identified as C. Fields and Absalom John David (Dave) Rookes. Both men wear suit jackets, waistcoats, light-coloured shirts and ties. The man at the front of the pair wears a decoration in his button hole. The lower part of the men's bodies are obscured by a misty effect.
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PHO2012-0273

Copy negative of a photograph of a group of nine young men and an older man. The young men are seated in two rows, the older man stands in the centre of the photograph behind them. The young men all hold a pair of blade shears. The copy photograph was made for a Mrs Mahony.
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PHO2012-0272

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Two daughters of Mr C. Malcolm are gathered in front of a studio backdrop of painted trees. One young woman sits on a raised bench, another young woman stands beside her. The seated woman holds the hand of the standing woman in her lap. Both women wear long, light-toned clothing with lace detailing, light-coloured stockings and light-coloured shoes. The woman on her left has a large, dark-coloured bow at the back of her head.
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PHO2012-0270

Two young women are gathered in a studio setting. The woman on the left wears a stripped dress with lace cuffs. She leans with her elbows on a raised bench and rests her chin in her hands. The second woman sits on the bench. She wears a skirt, belt and blouse with a ribbon and brooch at the collar.
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PHO2012-0269

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Two young Māori men are seated in front of a studio backdrop of painted ferns, flax and trees. A feathered or furred object sits on a pedestal between the pair. The two young men wear shirts, waistcoats, jackets, trousers and patterned neck-ties. The man on the left is unidentified, he has a book open in his lap. The man on the right has been identified as Whiro Ratahi. He holds a closed book and clutches his lapel with his other hand. A pendant hangs off a chain attached to Whiro's waistcoat.
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PHO2012-0268

Studio portrait of two unidentified young Māori men. One young man is seated in a cane chair, he wears an unbuttoned, dark jacket over a light-ctoned shirt and dark pants. He has a rosette with ribbons and a decorative brooch pinned to his lapel. The second young man stands on the right, he wears a long, dark-coloured, buttoned up coat and a newsboy-style hat. He rests his right hand on the left shoulder of the seated man. The young men stand in front of a studio backdrop of a floral curtain, flax and ferns.
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PHO2012-0267

A large group of Stratford High School Pupils is gathered inside Kleeman and Bishop's Garage in Stratford. The students are sitting around long tables. The students are drinking with straws out of glass bottles. All the students have turned to face the photographer. Several of the also raise their bottles to the photographer. The dark figure of a man is visible behind the students at the back of the garage.
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PHO2012-0246

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Joseph and Mary Wooldridge are gathered with their five sons in a grassy area in front of some large trees. Jospeh and Mary are seated infront of their sons, they hold a large framed photographic portrait of a man between them.The framed picture is that of Harry Wooldridge, whom passed tragically in 1906 on a ship SS Valencia, the wreck of 1906. The five sons stand in a row behind their parents and have been identified as, from left to right, Joseph, Eb, Stan, Bert and Ernest. The sons wear flowers in their button holes.
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PHO2012-0237

Group of nine Māori women and a child outside a whare (dwelling), Parihaka pā. Most of the women are seated on the ground beside the whare. One woman is standing and is leaning against the whare. All the women are wearing European clothes and white feathers (raukura) in their hair.
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PHO2012-0235

Three photographs have been joined together to form a panorama of the Pukekura Park Sportsground during the 1949 New Zealand Pipe Band Contest. A group of pipe bands is gathered in the centre of the sportground. A large audience watches from the terraces.
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PHO2012-0224

Formal photograph of 23 men and women who were students of Te Kiri School between the years 1900-1910. The photograph was taken at the Te Kiri School Golden Jubilee in 1950. The people are arranged in four rows, they have been identified as, from left to right, back row: unknown, unknown. 3rd Row: Fred Watson, Bert Hirst, Tom Coupe, unknown, Jim Munro, unknown. 2nd Row: __ Lockley, Grace Short (Huwiler), unknown, unknown, Ivy Horgan (Coupe), Baden Watson. Front row: unknown, unknown, Tottie Sayed (Watson), unknown, unknown, Agnes Collins, Ruby Hirst, Violet Watson (Coupe). A sign reading "Te Kiri School / Golden Jubilee / 1900 1910" rests against the legs of those in the centre of the front row.
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PHO2012-0221

Formal class photograph of 32 students of Mangahume School in 1937. Mangahume School was near Opunake.The students are arranged in four rows in an outside area. A boy in the centre of the front row holds a sign that reads "Mangahume School 1937". The names of the students have been given as, from left to right, back row: ___Ratahi, Rena Hohaia, Rayma Ratahi, Betty Hohaia, Molly Morris, Jean Short, Eric Markham, Terrence Hickey, Gordon Markham.Third row: Bobby Ratahi, Dick Pope, Sammy Thompson, Charlie Short, Rex Hohaia, Gordon Smith, Melvyn Hohaia, Maurice Chisholm. Second row: Shirley Hendrick, Betty Hendrick, Gladys Pope, Zeala Best, Mary Markham, Audrey Chisholm, Vinnie Tito. Front row: Maurice Pope, unknown, Bryce Hohaia, Bob Hendrick, Murray Hickey, Mervyn Smith, Lynne Gatenby.
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PHO2012-0220

This is a copy photograph of an original watercolour possibly by Hamar Humphrey Arden (ca. 1860s). The current location of the original watercolour is unknown. The large three-storied wooden Egmont Steam Flour Mill on Powderham/Courtenay Street dominates the composition. A horse-drawn cart, ladden with light-coloured bags is parked outside the mill. There are two figures entering the building through a door on the right. A large chimney stands beside the left hand side of the mill. Several small buildings are nestled amongst trees and bush behind and besdie the mill. Mount Taranaki is visible in the distance on the left, while the barracks on Marsland hill is visible on the upper right of the composition.
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PHO2012-0155

Carte-de-visite of John Joll (1838-1879), his wife Fanny (nee Harrison) and their family. John Joll stands behind his seated wife who has an infant resting in her lap. Two of the couple's young boys stand on either side of their mother and each rests a their mother's shoulders. A third young boy stands beside his mother's left knee.
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PHO2012-0082

Carte-de-visite of Samuel Joll (1832-1899) seated in a photographic studio with his three sons. One son is seated in Joll's lap while the other two stand on either side of him. Samuel Joll and his sons are all formally dressed. The boys wear matching smocks with light-coloured collars and neck ties. The son on Joll's left hand side is holding a hat. The group are arranged in an elaborate studio setting that includes a painted backdrop of Mount Taranaki, an ornate chair and a curtain.
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PHO2012-0081

William Swadling (1859-1912) and Sarah Geraldine Swadling, nee Linbrick (d. 1906), are photographed in a garden beside a thick hedge. William is shown seated on the left wearing a hat while Sarah stands beside a chair to the right. There is a dog at William's feet and another seated on the chair beside Sarah. There is a rug on the grass in front of them.
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PHO2011-2528

Eleven men are gathered in two rows against the wall of a building. The back row has eight men in it, all are standing. The front row has three men, all seated. The man in the middle of the front row is more formally dressed than the other men, he wears a coat, scarf, waistcoat, tie and watch chain and is holding a hat and walking stick. There is a large round of cheese resting against this man's legs. The label on the cheese reads "NEW ZEALAND PRODUCE / REG NO: / LBS NET / KAPONGA / NO: / DATE / FULL CREAM FACTORY CHEESE."
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PHO2011-2512

A large crowd of people are gathered outside the Kaponga Post Office to mark its opening in May 1903. Some members in the crowd are in fancy dress including a man in a distinctive pointy hat and another man in an outfit decorated with hearts. Two young men in military style uniforms carry a stretcher. Another man wearing a wide-brimmed hat is riding a horse. There are two other horses visible on the left hand edge of the photograph. Behind the crowd and the the post office other buildings and the remains of trees are visible. A sign on the building reads "Post Office".
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PHO2011-2511

Five men, seven women and a young girl are gathered in a line in front of the St Mark's Anglican Church Sunday School Hall. One of the women also holds a baby. All present wear hats. The Sunday School Hall is a wooden building with pointed gothic windows and crucifixes on the eaves of its roof. There is a small hedge between the line of people and the building.
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PHO2011-2509

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A wooden bridge extends across a river from the left hand side of the photograph. There is a grassy bank in the foreground. On the other opposite bank of the river there are several wooden buildings with many chimneys. There is a man wearing a hat sitting on the bridge.
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PHO2011-2507

Groups of men and women are scattered on and beside a rough road leading to a bridge on the left hand side of the photograph. All the men and women wear hats. Some horse-drawn carriages carrying people are approaching from the bridge. To the right of the bridge there is a building under construction. It is decorated with flags. There is a triangular shaped awning on the far right of the photograph, a New Zealand flag flies from it. A string of New Zealand flags and Union Jacks flies accross the sky. Some of these are starting to become detached from the string. Power lines and cables are visible along the road as it vanishes into the distance.
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PHO2011-2502
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