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William Bolland Davies sitting in front of a grapefruit tree (the 2nd graefruit tree of that species in New Zealand). Davies is wearing a three-peice suit with dark-tone jacket and waistcoat. He has a white shirt and mid-tone tie and is holding a bowler hat in his left hand. Davies appears to be balding and has a short beard and moustache.
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PHO2013-0103

Photograph of William Bolland Davies' homestead on Frankley Road, New Plymouth. The house is seen surrounded by bush with sheds and a fence visible on the left. There are three people and a dog standing in front of the house, a person in white standing to the left of the house, another person standing further to the left, and another person standing on the hill to the left of the house.
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PHO2013-0124

Military photograph with 13 men in full military uniform standing in front of a group of trees. Two of the men are carrying flags and the others are carrying bayonets. Victor Caddy Davies is thrid from the right in the front row. The uniform he is wearing is also part of Puke Ariki's collection.
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PHO2013-0128

Black and white photographic image depicting a view of Devon Street, New Plymouth from the Currie Street corner showing the Native Office being removed from Lower Brougham Street.
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A64.063

A James McAllister portrait of the Stratford Girls Hockey Club, c.1926-1927. All sitters are unidentified.
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PHO2006-305

Silver gelatin photograph of the Waitara Freezing Works mounted on card. The large weatherboard-clad building has a fence running along the left side with bushes in front and a tree in the background on the right. There is a dog standing on the left on a path that runs along the front of the building.
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PHO2016-0052

Photograph of two men standing at the front of a whare with bush in the background. A dog looking back at them is at the forefront of the image. The whare is made of wooden slatted walls with a straw-like material for the roof.
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PHO2015-0205

Name/Title
Copy photograph of Colonel G.J. Carey. Carey was Second in Charge of the Imperial Forces in New Zealand in 1861. He is shown from the chest up with his photograph cut out and pasted onto a round piece of paper. Carey appears to be wearing military uniform and he has a moustache and full beard. The photograph is included on page 27 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2014-0049

Princesses and Queen of the 1936 Inglewood Primary School Queen Carnival. Pictured left to right: Sybil Bennett, Peggy Alleman (Queen), Barbara Grant and Agnes Lovell (now Brabin, aged 7 in picture). The carnival was a fundraising event where the parents of the four princesses had to raise money and the princess whose family raised the most money was crowned Queen. All four girls are wearing long dresses and holding flowers. The Queen has a crown on her head and wears a long cloak. Cups that were presented to each girl are placed at their feet. Carnival was held in the Inglewood Town Hall.
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PHO2009-134

Black paper album of photographs of the Dredger Ngamotu, built by Fleming & Ferguson Limited, Dredger Builders of Paisley - Scotland, showing the dredger on the water both in light and loaded conditions, and some inside photographs of the boat.
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PHO2010-0017

Name/Title
Portrait of Mr & Mrs J.R. Ibbotson. Mrs Ibbotson is seated, clothed in a long dark dress with white collar and cuffs. Mr Ibbotson is clothed in a dark suit with waist coat, white shirt, black tie, flowers in button hole, and fob watch. He has a silvery beard and moustache.
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A66.226

Commemorative photographic portrait printed on enamel of New Zealand's first labour Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage. Hook on reverse for hanging as well as stand.
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PHO2006-083

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Collage of etching ink on exposed photographic paper and a stenciled element. A face of dark blue and black is silhouetted against a grey background. A stencil of numbers and algorithms covered in thick white ink obscures part of the face. The featureless face stands for the faceless casualties of war and was inspired by photographs taken of victims of the Khmer Rouge. The title of the artwork 'Illuminate Us' is inscribed at the base of the face and is a play on Illuminati and the United States of America.
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PA2012.044

Wedding photograph of Dorothy Ella Ruebe and Victor Caddy Davies. The bride is wearing a mid-calf length dress with white stockings and shoes. She has a headpiece with a long train and is wearing glasses. She is holding a large bouquet and is standing to the the groom's right. The groom is seated on a wooden bench and is wearing a dark-tone three-piece suit with a white shirt and bow-tie. He is holding a pair of white gloves and has a buttonhole in his left lapel. The couple are positioned in front of an elaborate studio backdrop with columns, arched windows and foliage. The photograph is mounted on a grey cardboard support with torn edges and contained in a brown cardboard folding enclosure with a decorative emblem on the front.
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PHO2013-0107

Name/Title
Portrait of Dorothy Ella Davies (nee Ruebe). She is wearing a white shirt. She has a small pendant around her neck and is wearing wire-framed glasses. The photograph is housed in a textured grey card enclosure with a lion embossed on the front.
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PHO2013-0115

Framed memorial photograph distributed by the Director of Graves Registration & Enquiries of Private Charles Lawrence Sattler's grave. Sattler was killed in action October 30th, 1916. On the right side is a silver gelatin photograph of Private Sattler's grave which consists of a white wooden cross inscribed with the following details: "In Memory of 157 84 Pte C. L. Sattler 2nd W.I.B. NZEF Killed in Action Oct. 30 1916." "E.Z. 6" in inscribed lower left corner of photograph. On the left side is the official documentation from the Director of Graves Registration & Enquiries which provides the following information:
Regiment: 2/Wellington Inf New Zealand;
Position of Grave: Cite' Bonjean Military Cemetary;
Nearest Railway Station: Armentieres.
The number of this particular photograph is 8/14318.
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A87.216

Surfboat, New Plymouth 1884. On boat (left to right): T. Inch, T. James (behind mast), F. Joseph, G. Cock, and H. Cock. In front of the boat (left to right) are Harry Boswell, Richard Cock, Sam Roberts. T. Gyde (engineer), S. Holford, W. Russell (carter), T. Blanchett (clerk), J. W. Parker, Sgt. J. Riley, Michael McGonnell (Head Coxswain), Ben Fox, James Essex Harvey, Jack Fraser, and Joseph Simpson with horse "Duke"
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PHO2001-7

Photographic print of the head of a ribband fish adhered to paper. Hand drawn additions have been made to the head in ink. A handwritten annotation is written along the bottom of the artwork.
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A66.617

A page removed from a photograph album with two photographs adhered either side of a grey album page. The first photograph shows a view of the Boat Shed Bridge, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. The second photograph shows various views of Mount Taranaki dating 1903-1904. The photograph is captioned: "Scenes of and on Mount Egmont reached by the North Egmont Track from the Radius Line to the Summit. Photos by L. Earp N.P. N.Z."
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PHO2011-0553

Collection of 26 photographs found during the demolition of Gibsons Motors / Newmans Bus Depot. Photographs include several views of the Mokau River punt; New Plymouth foreshore with view of Dicky Barret's grave; view of Marsland Hill barracks; an exterior view of Gibsons Motors; the 1927 opening of Mokau Bridge; several group images of Gibsons Motors staff; a view of the New Plymouth bowling club; multiple views of New Plymouth township (circa late 1800s); view of exterior of St Mary's Church with ivy growing over the walls; children weaving a maypole at New Plymouth High School; a view of the rock pool, Kawaroa; a photograph of Dick Kibby in the 'Sea Dog' jet boat on Waitara River; and a group photograph of Veterans Association, which includes George Gibson, the founder of Gibsons Motors Ltd.
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PHO2008-1841

View of the memorial erected in memory of the Imperial and Colonial forces that fell in action or died in the Maori Wars. WF Gordon (Hon Secretary), W Parkinson (Contractor) and E Dockrill (Hon Treasurer) pictured standing to the left side of the memorial. The inscription is written in WF Gordon's' handwriting.
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PHO2009-218

Name/Title
Head and shoulder portrait photograph of either a portrait painting or a heavily retouched photograph of Mr P Elliott. Elliott arrived in New Plymouth on the 'Amelia Thompson' ship. The photograph has been cut to an oval shape and mounted on a mount board.
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PHO2009-233

Name/Title
An elderly Franz Zimmerman [Zimmermann] (11.09.1848- 27.09.1938) stands in front of a door. The door is slightly ajar. He wears a suit and a hat and stands with the aid of a walking stick.
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PHO2011-2452

Arthur James Goodwin (13.07.1864-26.07.1927) stands in a grassy field in front of a tree and wooden objects. He wears trousers, suspenders and a tie. He has a moustache. His hands are in his pockets.
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PHO2011-2453

Seven children including a baby are grouped together in front of a wall of vegetation. The baby wears a bonnet and sits in mass of blankets on a chair near the centre of the composition, the other children are gathered around it. Two of the boys wear distinctive and matching white lacy collars.
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PHO2011-2454
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