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Sketch of a pā site, noted as being "Kaikaraka pa". A number of buildings are ringed by pallisading, pictured from a high vantage point. Several animals are grazing in the middleground. Numerous trees, bushes and lahars are dotted across the landscape.
Accession No
PA2011.081

Sketch of Kapoaiaia Armed Constabulary camp, misspelled as "Kapueiha AC Camp" on the sketch itself. Numerous bell tents and several buildings are pictured on the right of the image. Vegetation and several lahars are visible in the middleground. Mount Taranaki (Egmont), the Pouakai Ranges and the Kaitake Ranges are pictured in the background. Mount Taranaki is visible on the right of the image, The Pouakai Ranges are pictured in the middle and the Kaitake Ranges are visible on the left. The camp was officially known as the 'Cape Egmont Armed Constabulary Camp'.
Accession No
PA2011.082

Sketch of the Kapoaiaia Armed Constabulary camp, misspelled as "Kapueiha" on the sketch itself. The camp is pictured in the centre of the image. A military post with a flag is positioned on a hill, which is now the location of the Cape Egmont Lighthouse. Bell tents and several buildings are pictured at the base of the hill. Vegetation is dotted across the landscape. The sea is visible behind. The camp was officially known as the 'Cape Egmont Armed Constabulary Camp'.
Accession No
PA2011.083

Two sketches adhered together relating to the murder of Mary Dobie on 25 November 1880. The top sketch shows the place where Dobie was killed. A road and rock-lined pathway are pictured in the foreground and who figures are visible standing on a hill in the middleground. The bottom sketch shows Tuhiata, who was tried, convicted and hanged for murdering Dobie. He is pictured with his hands crossed over his chest and a pipe in his mouth. He is wearing a grey jacket. Dobie, who was an artist, had walked to Te Namu Bay to sketch Mt Egmont/Taranaki for the 'Graphic' when she was killed by Tuhiata.
Accession No
PA2011.078

Panoramic sketch in two halves of Mount Taranaki and the Kaitaki Ranges. The Armed Constabulary camp at Cape Egmont is pictured in the middle of the panorama. The Armed Constabulary camp at Pungarehu is pictured in the middle of the right hand side of the panorama. Telegraph wires are pictured lower right and a large plume of smoke is pictured on the left of the panorama. The words "Swamp / Pungarehu Camp / Parihaka / Mt Egmont and Taranaki" are noted in pencil on the right and "Kaitaki" is written lower left of the panorama.
Accession No
PA2011.079

Sketch of a military picket, noted as being between Pukemanu [?] and Pungarehu. Sketched from a higher point looking down towards land with various lone trees and several lahars. The sea is visible in the background.
Accession No
PA2011.080

Depiction of Captain Cracroft's crest and motto. Inscription beneath the crest and motto says: "Presented to the New Plymouth Museum by R. B. Craven late of the H. M. S. Niger May 7th 1909". The Latin motto "Ne Cede Malis" translates as "yield not to misfortunes".
Accession No
A66.338

Colours of the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers. Colours have the words "Taranaki Volunteers / Waireka" in the centre. The colours were presented at a parade on Poverty Flat (now the site of Central School) on 25 June 1861.
Accession No
A66.790

Taranaki Regiment Colours "Primus in Armis", 1916-18. Presented by Governor General Viscount Galway in a ceremony at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, on 22 March 1936.
Accession No
A66.789

The colours, or standards, of the Taranaki Militia and Volunteers. The colours feature two flags and the British Crown.
Accession No
A66.725

Name/Title
View of the Waitara Blockhouse, Hurirapa Pa at lower right middle ground with tents, people and canoes to the left, and river right foreground. Single flag flies on either side of the blockhouse.
Accession No
A65.626

View of the Waitara Blockhouse, Hurirapa Pa, at the mouth of the Waitara River. Blockhouse is to the left middleground, boat ("Tasmanian Maid") steaming up river at left middleground, and above this boat is a Maori burial ground.
Accession No
A87.259

Name/Title
View of "Camp Waitara". Maori figure standing on road in middle foreground, camp in background with flag flying.
Accession No
A87.258

Bell Block Stockade in middle ground with a solitary soldier in red uniform standing guard to the right of the main building. Mount Taranaki/Egmont and ranges are visible in the background. The painting is inscribed with the date 1858 but the Bell Block Stockade was not constructed until 1860. The painting also only depicts the Bell Block blockhouse, thus must have been painted before the stockade was constructed around the blockhouse.
Accession No
A65.902

St Mary's Anglican Church on Vivian Street, New Plymouth. In the foreground of the picture is the wide dirt road which is now Vivian Street. Along the foot path is a man and a woman. St Mary's is situated in the middleground and surrounded by several large trees.
Accession No
TM.1997.298

Omata Stockade with Mt Taranaki/Egmont and Pouakai Ranges visible in the background. Built on Ngaturi Pa, Omata.
Accession No
A65.890

Volunteer Rifles going on duty, New Plymouth. View from the Gover Street/Woolcombe Terrace area and looking back over central New Plymouth to the mountain, 1860.
Accession No
A65.892

Sketched just prior to the artist's departure on the evening of Friday 3 August 1860 this painting records troops from the 40th Regiment disembarking from the sloop "H.M.S. Victoria". Amongst the other vessels off shore are the "Tasmanian Maid", the "Airedale" and the "George Henderson". Also depicted is the original St. Mary's Church and parade of Imperial Troops and Militia.
Accession No
A65.883

Watercolour depicting view of shop frontages along King Street, New Plymouth - from the corner of Egmont and King Streets. Rear of current library building visible along left hand side edge.
Accession No
TM.1999.294

Name/Title
View of New Plymouth Public Library / Carnegie Library from corner of Brougham and King streets (main entrance). Following discussions between the mayor of New Plymouth, Mr A.C. Fookes and the American industrialist, Andrew Carnegie, a grant of two thousand five hundred pounds was made on 13 February 1906 to the New Plymouth Borough Council for a new library building. An architectural competition was held, the winning architect being Frank Messenger. The building was formally opened on 1 July 1908 by the Mayor, Mr Gustave Tisch. At this time the museum remained in the old town hall.
Accession No
A95.793

View of the General Post Office, New Plymouth. Cars are parked on the street and figures are pictured walking on the footpath outside the buildings depicted. A man and child are crossing the road in the foreground. The New Zealand flag is flying from the top of the clock tower visible in the background.
Accession No
A65.920

Exterior of the old General Post Office, Devon Street, New Plymouth. Several figures are visible on the pavement outside the post office and a truck is backed up to the building. A flag is flying from the top of the clock tower. Another building is visible next to the post office and another can be seen at the end of the street.
Accession No
A70.078

Name/Title
Watercolour depicting Parihaka November 1881. Brown whare middle foreground. Te Whiti o Rongomai's house - Miti mai te Arero - is on the left of the middleground. The other white European-style building on the right is the Parihaka bank. Large trees behind village. Mount Taranaki / Egmont in background. Large group of people gathered between whare in the foreground on the lower right.
Accession No
TM2000.246

Exterior view of the Sunday School at St Mary's Church, Vivian Street, New Plymouth. Tree and South African War memorial pictured in the foreground. The school building was built in 1853. The first day of the school was run by Mrs W. Bolland and Miss Jenny Newland.
Accession No
A66.674

View of the former New Plymouth airport buildings. Control tower under construction.
Accession No
A85.819
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