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A brass milk skimmer with long handle and a broad pan with holes in it.
Accession No
A68.444

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A brass button featuring an embossed anchor and flag design with a raised border round the edge.
Accession No
A97.779

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A brass button featuring an embossed anchor and flag design with a raised border round the edge. There is a clip attached to the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A97.780

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A 12th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 12 " surrounded by leaf designs and surmounted by a crown. An illegible maker's name is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.259

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A 18th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 18 " surmounted by a harp. " FIRMIN & SONS LONDON " is marked on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.270

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A large brass protractor with a " V " support in the middle. Scale around the upper outside edge reads from 0 to 180 degrees - both from left to right and right to left. " Adie, London " is engraved at the top. A copper coloured raised circle inserted into the middle base of instrument has a tiny piece of glass with a small " X " scratched in the middle. c.1841. It is held in a flat rectangular wooden case with a hinged lid. The base has three pieces of wood to hold the protractor in position. Two white labels adhered to inside of lid. " ADIE / OPTICIAN / Mathematical & Philosophical / Instrument Makers / 395 Strand / LONDON " is written on one. " As far as investigation shows this protractor was brought to New Plymouth by Carrington Bros in 1841, and is part of the Original Survey Equipment supplied by the Plymouth Company " is hand written in red and black ink on another label. The box has two hooks on the front for fastening.
Accession No
TM2001.214

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A circular brass seal for the South Taranaki Bacon Company. " THE / COMMON / SEAL / OF / THE SOUTH TARANAKI BACON COMPANY LIMITED " is marked in raised letters on the seal. There are two small threaded holes on the reverse of the seal where presumably a handle would have been attached.
Accession No
PA2009.091

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A 65th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 65 " at the centre of a raised circle. An illegible maker's name and " LONDON " is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.269

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A 57th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 57 " at the centre surmounted by a crown and surrounded by leaf designs. " ALBUHERA " is embossed above the " 57 ." " SMITH KEMP & WRIGHT BIRMINGHAM " is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.262

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A 43rd Regiment tunic button. The button features " 43 " surrounded by leaf designs. An illegible maker's name is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.260

Name/Title
A 57th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 57 " at the centre surmounted by a crown and surrounded by leaf designs. " ALBUHERA " is embossed above the " 57 ." " SMITH KEMP & WRIGHT BIRMINGHAM " is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.261

Name/Title
A 65th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 65 " at the centre of a raised circle. An illegible maker's name and " BIRMINGHAM " is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.268

Name/Title
A 57th Regiment tunic button. The button features "57" at the centre surmounted by a crown and surrounded by leaf designs. "ALBUHERA" is embossed above the "57." "SMITH KEMP & WRIGHT BIRMINGHAM" is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
PA2006.295

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A small brass compass with a point at the end of one arm and some adjustable jaws at the end of the other arm. The compass has a decorative bulb on the handle.
Accession No
TM2003.321

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A brass compass with a screw mechanism on the side and a handle on one end. A nib or pen is missing from the socket.
Accession No
TM2003.332

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A brass shaft of a drawing instrument. The shaft is split in two on both ends and has a ring around it.
Accession No
TM2003.330

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A navy blue wool cap with a red band of binding around the top. " Kaiapoi " is written on the lining. "FVFB" features in brass lettering on the front. There is a leather sweatband on the inside.
Accession No
A97.476

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A dark blue Royal New Zealand Artillery forage cap made of wool with red piping along the edges. There is one small brass button at the front and another is missing.
Accession No
A91.952

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A purse with a brass frame and chain. The base is a purple fabric that is covered in purple and clear beadwork.
Accession No
A92.040

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A dark blue New Zealand Volunteers forage cap. The outside is trimmed with red ribbon and there is a brass badge of a horn on the side. Two brass buttons fasten at the front and hook and grommets at the sides.
Accession No
A81.880

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A New Zealand Volunteers helmet covered in navy blue wool and curved downwards around the front and back of the brim. There is a brass spike at the centre of the crown and a brass badge on the centre front. " New Zealand Volunteers " is written on the badge.
Accession No
A77.326

A large white polyester banner with yellow, purple and black text with a central purple design. " TARANAKI WOMEN / CELEBRATE [yellow]/ N.P.D.C.[black] / WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE / WHAKATU WAHINE / AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND / 1893 ~ 1993 [purple]". The yellow text is against a purple background. The bottom left corner has a tag, and the top edge is folded over to fit a pole.
Accession No
TM2002.307

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A white canvas duffle bag made of fabric that has been folded over and seamed on one side and at the bottom. A half circle brass clasp closes the bag, however, the lock is missing and is currently being held together by a piece of wire.
Accession No
A82.382

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A black leather purse with circular brass clasp on the front flap.
Accession No
A69.826

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A wheel pricker with a rounded wooden handle attached to a metal shank which is bent near the end. The shank has a circular toothed wheel mounted in a forked carrier which can be adjusted by a wingnut which can allow the wheel to be removed. " J DIXON " is stamped on one side of the shank.
Accession No
TM2003.023
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