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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.
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A75.629

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

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

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.
Accession No
A64.063

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

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

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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

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

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.
Accession No
A87.216

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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

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

Portrait of gardener, naturalist and conservationist William Walter Smith (1852-1942). Smith poses in front of a back-drop of foliage wearing a suit and tie. He looks to the right so that his face is shown in profile. His hands are clasped behind his back.
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PHO2012-0002

Two storied farmhouse in grass clearing with stumps and logs in foreground. Mt Taranaki/Egmont is visible in the background. The name "Merton" was given to the farm by James and Henry Richmond after their hometown near Wimbledon, England. The house was built by them in 1851.
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A64.810

View of Marsland Hill from the north west with full moon rising in the south east. Barracks on top of hill with steps curving down and towards foreground. Charles Brown's grave in left foreground.

Marsland Hill provided the single most important European military establishment of the Taranaki Wars. First occupied in 1855, it provided the headquarters for Imperial troops and local forces in Taranaki until the Armed Constabulary period of the 1870s and 1880s. The site was a former pa, Pukaka, and to provide a sufficient platform for the barracks and stockade, twelve metres had to be removed from the top. The iron clad barrack buildings which were erected on top of the hill arrived from Melbourne on the "Alexander" in June 1855. Marsland Hill was at the centre of an extensive signaling system throughout the First Taranaki War and for part of the second war. Three or four canvas wicker balls were raised or lowered on the yards of a signaling mast. At its greatest extent the signaling system reached the Waitara River to the north and St George's Redoubt in the Tataraimaka Block to the south.
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A75.434

View of H. W. Leatham's cottage in Woolcombe Terrace. Depicts a small, shingle roof, vertical board and battern cottage with a paling fence in front and Mt Taranaki/Egmont visible behind. Three children (Eliza Leatham, Mary Hursthouse, and Mary Leatham) and two goats are in front of the fence.
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A65.915

Small watercolour of Armed Constabulary's redoubt at Wai-iti from Papatiki (Bushranger's redoubt). Depicts collection of small buildings lower centre with column of smoke emitting from one of the buildngs. Redoubt positioned on flat land surrounded by hills - brown fern regrowth immediate foreground, large light green hill right background and distant blue hills left background. Small line of bush located to right of buildings - beginning lower middle right; larger patch of bush located to left of buildings - lower middle left.
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A58.491

View of the end of Pratt's sap, which was constructed during the seige of Hapurona's Pa, Te Arei (seen in the background) with further protective outwork on the left. Shown as it appeared on conclusion of fighting between the Maori defenders and British forces, 19 March 1861. Seated Maori figure with horse and rider on left side.
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A75.439

The launching of the "Taranaki" April 1855 at Ngamotu. Ship in middleground with number of different flags spanning from one side of the ship to the other. Small crowd gathered on the bank.
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A65.884

View of St George's Redoubt, Tataraimaka (former Tataraimaka Pa, later Crow's Nest) in middleground, Katikara Stream and the coast towards New Plymouth. Tents on flat by pa at right middleground. Flax bush bottom right corner.
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A65.900

Residence of Edwin Harris. Depicts house centre middleground with woman and child on path in front. Three people on horses are on the road outside the gate. Mt Taranaki/Egmont is visible right background.
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A65.916

Depicts "Bonithon", residence of James Cragg Sharland, a friend of the artist. The main house, which was built during the 1850s and located on Bonithon Avenue (New Plymouth), is visible to the left middleground. To the right foreground are the original stables, sheds and gardeners cottage. The Grey Institute is located at the extreme right. Watercolour has been attributed to John Gully.
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A65.893

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Watercolour depicting the residence of Mr & Mrs Robert Studholme Thompson at Normanby.
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A66.729

Watercolour depicting two vessels in the middleground docked at wharf. Smoke is coming from both the ships chimneys; also from chimney on wharf.
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A75.540

Watercolour by Bernard Aris depicting a small pilot boat on the river with smoke coming out of her chimney.
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A75.539

Exterior of residential house at 71 Powderham Street, New Plymouth. The house was built in 1870 for Thomas Humphries, then the Chief Surveyor (late Surveyor General).
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A65.925
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