filters
More Options
Shortlist
  •   Add All to Shortlist
Name/Title
Artwork Roger Morris has termed a "test piece" which exemplifies his experiments with unexposed photographic paper. The artwork depicts two human figures in a tight embrace. They stand on a black ground and against a pink and blue sky. The figures are painted in black ink with parts of their bodies highlighted in red.
Accession No
PA2012.093

Name/Title
Artwork of etching ink on exposed photographic paper. The artwork shows a human figure within a black and blue ground. The lighter-toned flickers and shapes are created by exposing the inked paper to chemicals. The artwork is about considering the human being as a passionate interaction.
Accession No
PA2012.098

Name/Title
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

Name/Title
View of a domestic space, possibly the artist's living room, showing a fire place, two chairs, a wood box and washing strung up on a line above the fire. Rendered in black ink and watercolour paint, including shades of blue, brown, yellow, red and grey.
Accession No
PA2012.129

Name/Title
Wash sketch of Graham Kirk's wife reading on the couch and their dog Wiki sitting in the window.
Accession No
PA2012.133

View of central New Plymouth c.1861 (from lower Liardet Street) with Marsland Hill and Mt. Taranaki/Egmont in background. Horse on rider in foreground.
Accession No
A75.430

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

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

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 exterior of the New Plymouth Airport cafeteria.
Accession No
A85.817

Exterior view of the court house, Robe Street, New Plymouth. Building is wooden with a red roof. Doors painted green. The building was built around 1890.
Accession No
A65.923

Exterior view of the Methodist Mission, South Road, New Plymouth. The wooden building is painted white and has a red roof. There are large arched windows along the aspect depicted and two chimney stacks. The Mission was erected in 1844.
Accession No
A66.715

Monochromatic watercolour and ink painting of the Whitely Mission House, the site of the Rangiatea Girls' Hostel.
Accession No
PA2010.119

Grey velvet lined box with Michael Smither's signature embossed on the lid, containing eight colour reproductions of Michael Smither paintings. Boxed set produced by Ron Sang. Reproductions of paintings include:
'Alfred Road Bridge' (1971)
'Joseph Snarling' (1978)
'Hamilton Diggings Central Otago' (1969)
'Rocks with Mountain' (1968)
'Two Cups' (1992)
'Sarah Eating Corn' (2000)
'A Song of the Sea' (Gribben Mural) (undated on reproduction)
'New Zealand Oranges' (2000)
Accession No
PA2008.078

Watercolour depicting the old Mission House at Moturoa with cleared hills and Mt Taranaki/Egmont in background and cleared, fenced paddocks containing stock in the foreground. Mangaotuku stream also in foreground. Predominately brown hue with green and white highlights. Horse grazing centre bottom.
Accession No
A65.880

View of a mission building on top of a brown, barren hill. Child and woman centre left foreground. Unfinished pencil outline of male figure? on path half way down hill. Small green hedge runs along base of hill and half way along middle of hill. Painted in predominately blue and brown hues with touch of green.
Accession No
A75.419

Name/Title
Field sketch (?) of central New Plymouth from Liardet/Gill Street area with troops parading in foreground. Marsland Hill and Barracks to rear.
Accession No
A75.436

View of Upper Brougham Street, New Plymouth c.1862-65. Post Office to the left, Devon Street leading up to the White Hart Hotel, and the Primitive Methodist Church visible right background. Huatoki Valley in foreground with two cattle pulling cart.
Accession No
A75.423

View of lower Brougham Street, New Plymouth. Buildings include the Taranaki (now Royal) Hotel, News Office and Native Office. Male figure loading horse and cart in middle foreground.
Accession No
A79.835
Loading...