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Small photograph album with eleven photographs (though legend lists twelve) of various aspects of the New Plymouth Harbour Works and surrounding areas.
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An ambrotype portrait of Sgt. William Hancock Bosworth, who fought in the New Zealand Wars and the Crimean War. Bosworth married Elizabeth Bourns in 1847 when stationed in Ireland with the 49th British Regiment. He transfered to the 57th Regiment prior to the Crimea War and the family was posted to India and then to Taranaki in 1861. On retirement from the army Sgt. Bosworth opted to remain in New Plymouth where he became gaoler and governer of New Plymouth prison which he had built using convict labour, while Elizabeth worked as the matron.

Bosworth is seated and is wearing his military uniform. He is looking away from the camera. Contained in a leather case with double clasps on the right hand side. Inside of lid is lined with embossed velvet.
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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).
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A collection of images pertaining to Noradene private hospital. This includes a leather bound souvenir album (1925-1926) with sepia images of Noradene and general photographs of New Plymouth harbour, Pukekura Park, and Paritutu. Also included in this collection are black and white 35mm copy negatives of the images in the album and two loose colour photographs of Noradene and staff (1969).
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Photograph album identified by Jocelyne Dudding (Cambridge University Museum) as having possibly been compiled c. 1900s -1930s by Mr and Mrs Antony & Florence Ferguson, who may have been residents of Stratford. The album is leather bound and is embossed with floral patterns. The spine is weakened and the leather on the spine is damaged. A number of the album pages have colour illustrations on them (mostly floral). Some of the photographs are missing from album pages. The remaining photographs are taken by a range of photographers (both identified commercial photographers and unidentified photographers) and include both albumen and printing-out paper prints.
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Red leather bound photograph album with the title "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith" embossed in gold lettering on the cover. The album is compiled by William Francis Robert Gordon and contains 455 photographic copies of original photographs, mostly carte-de-visite portraits of people related to the New Zealand Wars. It is assumed most of these copies were taken by Gordon himself. Most of the photographs are silver gelatin chloride printing-out paper prints, with the exception of five albumen prints, six silver gelatin bromide developing-out paper prints and six photomechanical reproductions. A portion of the imagery in the album is loosely ordered into regiments.
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