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Name/Title
Mt. Taranaki/Egmont viewed through a classical portico of columns and arches.
Accession No
A64.817

Watercolour by Bernard Aris depicting a view of Taranaki taken from the slopes of Mt Taranaki/Egmont. Brown cottage with red roof in left foreground (depicted from the rear), a corrogated iron shed is situated lower down the slopes. Large, possibly dead, tree to right of cottage in foreground. Beyond the buildings is a view of Taranaki farm land and Mt Ruapehu.
Accession No
A75.629

Depicts scattered residences in New Plymouth from seaward end of Liardet Street. Methodist Church (right), Marsland Hill with barracks and St Mary's (right) with Mt Taranaki/Egmont and Pouakai in background.
Accession No
A97.451

Watercolour painting made from a 1930s photograph of the Smart Bros. Ltd. plumbing, tinsmithing, and electrical company premises on corner of Brougham and Powderham Streets, New Plymouth. The painting shows the large building with a red roof and a sign on the left side that reads 'SMART BROS. LTD. OFFICES, STORE ROOMS' and another sign on the right that reads 'SMART BROS. LTD. [PLUMBING ELECTRICAL (partially visible)]. There are two large power poles in front of the building on either side of the corner, and several vehicles parked along the street on the left and one on the right. There is a man visible in the shop window on the right wearing a blue shirt and blue overalls. He has been identified as Leslie Allen Smart, son of Allan Kiddy Smart (one of the original three Smart brothers along with George and Herbert) and father of Brian Smart, who commissioned the painting. The dog sitting outside the building in the centre of the image has been identified as Skip, who belonged to Arthur Lawrence Smart. The painting is framed with a beige mat with the title included in it and a mottled brown and gold frame.

George Smart established his business in Stratford in 1892 and was joined by his brothers when he expanded into New Plymouth. Allan Smart was one of the first registered electricians in New Plymouth. The company ran until c1957.
Accession No
PA2016.001

View of New Plymouth looking west down Devon Street from about Liardet Street. Paritutu in the distance with military camp of 58th Regiment on Mount Eliot in right middle distance. Foreground figures include two horse riders, five Maori, and a dray. 58th Regiment established on Mount Eliot. Just landed from the "Duke of Portland" at anchor. The mail steamer "Zingari" is seen approaching from the south and is being signalled from the Mount Eliot mast.
Accession No
A97.452

Ink and watercolour sketch of the Bank of New Zealand building in Waitara. The building is rendered in green with grey columns and a large red door, with the outlines and details sketched loosely in black ink. The building was built in 1876 and demolished in the 1960s.
Accession No
A66.692

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

Pencil sketch of New Plymouth's clock tower with other buildings in the foreground. A crane is also visible upper right of drawing. Several figures are visible in the foreground. The original clock tower was demolished in April 1969.
Accession No
A64.816

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

Resident Agent's House on Courtenay Street, New Plymouth. A lone horse rider is in the right foreground. Pukaka (Marsland Hill) and Pukiekie Pa sites are also shown. Mt Taranaki/Egmont and ranges is visible in the background.
Accession No
A85.749

View of New Plymouth after the cessation of the Taranaki Wars.
Accession No
A66.569

Jane Maria and Arthur Atkinson's house at Hurworth on Carrington Road. Depicts typical New Zealand colonial house with bay window at front - house slightly side on and backs onto a cleared hill. Bush and tall trees in background. Cleared land with felled trees in foreground. Along the lower edge of the drawing are handwritten numerals (in pencil): "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6". On the reverse is an inscription written (also in pencil) by Jane Maria Atkinson which reads: "1 is at present the kitchen window. 2 our bedroom, but in another fortnight it will be the kitchen window and No. 1 our bedroom. We make the change because it is not convenient to have the room one sleeps in a passage room and that the sitting room and kitchen may be close together. 3 the bay window and 4 and 5 are sitting room windows, 6 window of Lely's bedroom. 1, 2, and 3 look due east to the Henui river. 4, 5, and 6 due North, we see towards the road from them, I shall have a wider view next year when the bush between our clearing and D. Atkinson's is to be felled. We see the back end of Harry's house from the North windows, he lies North west of us. The front door so to speak, is at the back of the house in a passage between the two bodies of the house and connecting them. The fence in the front is going to be moved so as to enlarge the garden considerably and the gate will be moved to the right a good way so that a path from it may lead naturally to the door."
Accession No
A75.462

Name/Title
Pencil sketch of the Omata Stockade from the north east side, 1861. Stockade situated upper right middleground, small area of cleared land middle foreground with stock grazing on it.
Accession No
A75.450

Small print by Bernard Aris depicting St Andrews Church, New Plymouth.
Accession No
A75.568

Print by Bernard Aris depicting St Mary's Church, New Plymouth. Shows church from Powderham Street view with footpath and part of road in foreground.
Accession No
A75.569

Pencil sketch depicting D. Newman's Boot Repair Shop. Building/shop dominates middle of image with footpath and road in immediate foreground. Signage on shop awning reads: "For Sale / Leather, Nails and Rubber Heels/ D. Newman Boot Repairer". Another awning belonging to a shop further along the road reads: "H. Mead Ltd / Baker".
Accession No
A75.557

Sketch depicting chickens scratching about in a fenced off section. Immediately behind fence are two large trees and another residence.
Accession No
A75.556

Name/Title
Distant view of Mt Taranaki / Egmont with lower section covered by cloud. Small group of tall trees lower left corner foreground.
Accession No
A66.720

Interior view of Rollo & Millar foundry, New Plymouth. Two figures are pictured working at a bench next to an open furnace. Machinery in the foreground.
Accession No
A70.077

Exterior view of a two storeyed boarding house on Silver Street, New Plymouth. Drawn on green/grey paper. The building has now been demolished.
Accession No
A66.676

Exterior view of the Waitara Public Library and Reading Room. The building was formerly an Anglican Church. After the present church was built it became the library.
Accession No
A66.581

Soldiers with drums and fife flutes parading through New Plymouth. Military camp and ships visible in the background. Paritutu is also pictured in the background.
Accession No
A66.694

Exterior view of 30 Fulford Street, New Plymouth. Rendered in black and white on coloured paper.
Accession No
A66.699

Exterior view of the northern aspect of the Mace House, Carrington Street, New Plymouth.
Accession No
A66.681

Richmond Cottage (formerly known as Beach Cottage) from the west surrounded by a picket fence. The house is positioned in the lower left corner of sketch, with the top of Paritutu visible in the distance.
Accession No
A93.839
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