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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.
Accession No
A75.629

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

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.
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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.
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PA2012.134

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.
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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".
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A75.557

Sketch depicting chickens scratching about in a fenced off section. Immediately behind fence are two large trees and another residence.
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A75.556

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.
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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.
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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.
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A66.581

Exterior view of 30 Fulford Street, New Plymouth. Rendered in black and white on coloured paper.
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A66.699

Exterior view of the northern aspect of the Mace House, Carrington Street, New Plymouth.
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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

Name/Title
Pencil sketch looking up Devon Street West, New Plymouth from Brougham Street, depicting Teeds & Co. Chemist on the right side, trams and people outside Avery's Bookshop on the left side, clock tower further along the street. Two dogs playing in the middle of the street.
Accession No
A75.554

View of Mount Taranaki from Fitzroy, New Plymouth. Houses pictured in the foreground.
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A75.630

Sketch of "The Pines", the house of Major Charles (Carlino) Brown, son of Charles Armitage Brown. The house is pictured on a ridge. A river is visible in the foreground. Hills and vegetation in the middleground. The sketch is included in a sketchbook attributed to one of Major Charles (Carlino) Brown's daughters. However, the inscription on the inside cover reads "Constance W. Rowe / Taranaki / April 2nd 1880" - it is unclear if this inscription indicates the name of the actual artist.
Accession No
PA2011.111

Exterior view of a two storey wooden house, 113 Lemon Street, New Plymouth. Picket fence in foreground.
Accession No
A66.683

View of a two-storied house once located at 234 Devon Street East and 236 Courtenay Street, New Plymouth. The house is white with green window frames and detailing. The house is situated amidst a large garden. A lawn dominates the foregound. There is a large tree planted at the edge of the lawn, in front of the house. A wheelbarrow sits on the lawn on the left. The house was built for Dr David Wylie in 1910. From 1927 to 1950 it was the home of Monica and Rex Brewster. It was demolished some time in the 1970s.
Accession No
PA2012.025

Watercolour depicting an image of the C.A. Wilkinson facade prior to construction of Puke Ariki. The facade has "PUKE ARIKI" in large black letters along the top left hand side edge and "C. A. WILKINSON" in smaller letters at the top right. In the lower right corner of the facade the following words are painted in black and are on four vertical columns painted (from left to right) blue, yellow, red and blue: "TARANAKI / MUSEUM / LIBRARY / PROJECT". Small grey car parked outside facade.
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TM.2001.175

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.
Accession No
A64.810
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