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Name/Title
Pencil and ink sketch of a seated nude figure. The figure looks downwards and reaches arm to the ground. The paper for the sketch has been torn out of an instruction manual and is an example of Morris' practice of using found paper and objects in his artworks.
Accession No
PA2012.059

Drawing of india ink on exposed photographic paper. The drawing shows a tangled web of lines representing perceptions moving through a rectangular shape which represents one of the World Trade Center towers.
Accession No
PA2012.097

Name/Title
Etching of a human figure on paper printed with the Defense Department organization chart. The source for the chart is given as the "U.S. Organization Manual 1983/84". The human figure huddles into itself, holding a baby to its chest in a tight embrace. Morris uses the combination of this human figure with the Defense Department chart to explore the concept of humanity. He believes that for someone to be capable of pulling a trigger, they must have lost their humanity and forgotten the love that exists between parent and child.
Accession No
PA2012.067

Name/Title
Hand-carved stamp of a stylised human figure on a black ground.
Accession No
PA2012.064

Monochrome ink drawing by Stratford-born artist Graham Percy. The drawing depicts an imaginary scene in Taranaki where a young Archduke Maximilien-Franz of Austria is tending to a large crop of cabbages beneath a cabbage tree. The Archduke is dressed in a coat with large cuffs, pockets, and front panels over a shirt with frilled sleeves and breeches. His hair is styled in a late 18th Century fashion. He is standing amongst the cabbages with his feet hidden in the crop and is holding a garden tool in both hands. Behind the Archduke is a fence made of bound sticks, and the slope of Mount Taranaki is just visible in the background.

The drawing is part of Graham Percy's 'Imagined Histories' series from 2005, which follows a group of unlikely early settlers cultivating the land in an imaginary pre-European New Zealand. Other works in the series show two young Austrian Archduchesses playing in Taranaki's famous black sands and an Austrian Empress and her son celebrating the opening of their cake shop in Opunake.

The drawing was included in the exhibition "The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy" that was shown at Puke Ariki from April 26 to June 8 2014 and also toured around over venues in New Zealand.
Accession No
PA2015.079

Pencil sketch of New Plymouth township in 1850-1856. The view looks down the Huatoki Stream to Devon Street Bridge. Marsland Hill and Mount Taranaki are visible in the background.
Accession No
PA2008.116

Name/Title
Drawing of a female nude which Morris has dubbed a "two-minute drawing". The drawing dates from when Morris was attending life-drawing workshops at Vincents Art Workshop in Wellington.
Accession No
PA2012.046

Name/Title
Drawing of a seated female nude which Morris has dubbed a "five-minute drawing". There is another drawing of a nude, seen from behind, on the reverse of the drawing. The drawings date from when Morris was attending life-drawing workshops at Vincents Art Workshop in Wellington.
Accession No
PA2012.047

Name/Title
Doubled sided artwork with a drawing of a nude figure on both sides. Morris has dubbed the drawings "two-minute drawings". The drawings date from when Morris was attending life-drawing workshops at Vincents Art Workshop in Wellington.
Accession No
PA2012.049

Name/Title
Sketch of a seated nude figure. The paper for the sketch has been torn out of an instruction manual and is an example of Morris' practice of using found paper and objects in his artworks.
Accession No
PA2012.053

Name/Title
Graphite drawing of a bull.
Accession No
PA2012.060

Name/Title
Sketch of Back Beach, New Plymouth, including three of the Sugar Loaf Islands and a person in a kayak.
Accession No
PA2012.130

Name/Title
Sketch of Graham Kirk's wife, Glenda, breastfeeding their child Sam.
Accession No
PA2012.131

Name/Title
Sketch of a damaged wooden fence or retaining wall. Pieces of the fence/wall are lying prone behind a number of standing wooden posts. Rocks and small stones are pictured both in front of and behind the fence/wall.
Accession No
PA2012.132

Name/Title
Sketch of Graham and Glenda Kirk's house with bush and Mount Taranaki in the background.
Accession No
PA2012.134

Name/Title
Sketch of Graham and Glenda Kirk's dog Wiki sleeping on a chair.
Accession No
PA2012.135

Name/Title
Sketch of a woman, possibly the artist's wife Glenda Kirk, reading on a couch.
Accession No
PA2012.137

Name/Title
Sketch of Glenda Kirk breastfeeding her child Sam.
Accession No
PA2012.138

Screenprint of Mount Taranaki at the top of Ihaia Road, Opunake.
Accession No
A64.644

Pencil sketch, likely a working drawing, of a child [Thomas] in a swing under the clothes line. Washing is visible on the line and a clothes basket is on the ground next to Thomas. Skyline with hills is visible in the top left corner. Smither has made notes indicating what colour things are, presumably for the generation of a later painting. The pencil marks are generally heavy and dark, scouring and buckling the paper in places.
Accession No
PA2008.011

Name/Title
Pencil sketch of an adult fantail perched on a branch above two chicks. The birds are surrounded by foliage and several mushrooms.
Accession No
PA2008.028

Pencil sketch of the bust of Edgar (Eddie) Collins, the architect of the New Plymouth War Memorial Hall (now the south wing of Puke Ariki). Collins is pictured in profile and is wearing glasses and a bow tie.
Accession No
PA2010.097

Artwork from Roger Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series that features four elements relating to the Global War on Terror. The top element is a hand drawn engine block, referring to 'the might of the military machine'. The next is a silhouette of a tank. The third is a stylised figure. The fourth is the word "OIL". The artwork has been made on the back of a proof poster for the TOWER New Zealand Youth Choir.
Accession No
PA2012.042

Stylised abstract forms including koru variations and landscape features. Central line running from top to bottom with coloured rays fanning out from it. Some taniko weaving patterns (triangle based) located in top left, top right and bottom right quartiles.
Accession No
A87.642

Brightly coloured korowai with taniko border floating above a landscape scene featuring several islands and Mt. Taranaki/Egmont in the bottom right corner. The korowai is surrounded by several stylised motifs including diamond shapes and curved linear designs.
Accession No
A87.644
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