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Military photograph with 13 men in full military uniform standing in front of a group of trees. Two of the men are carrying flags and the others are carrying bayonets. Victor Caddy Davies is thrid from the right in the front row. The uniform he is wearing is also part of Puke Ariki's collection.
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PHO2013-0128

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.
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A64.063

Princesses and Queen of the 1936 Inglewood Primary School Queen Carnival. Pictured left to right: Sybil Bennett, Peggy Alleman (Queen), Barbara Grant and Agnes Lovell (now Brabin, aged 7 in picture). The carnival was a fundraising event where the parents of the four princesses had to raise money and the princess whose family raised the most money was crowned Queen. All four girls are wearing long dresses and holding flowers. The Queen has a crown on her head and wears a long cloak. Cups that were presented to each girl are placed at their feet. Carnival was held in the Inglewood Town Hall.
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PHO2009-134

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 commemorative scroll for Private Charles Lawrence Sattler of the Wellington Infantry Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Sattler was killed in action October 30th, 1916. The text reads: "He whom this scroll commemorates was numbered among those who at the call of King and Country, left all that was dear to them, endured hardness, faced danger, and finally passed out of the sight of men by the path of duty and self-sacrifice, giving up their own lives that others might live in freedom. Let those who come after see to it that his name be not forgotten." Below this in red is: "Pte. Charles Lawrence Sattler / Wellington Inf. Regt. N.Z.E.F."
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A87.215

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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Collage of etching ink on exposed photographic paper and a stenciled element. A face of dark blue and black is silhouetted against a grey background. A stencil of numbers and algorithms covered in thick white ink obscures part of the face. The featureless face stands for the faceless casualties of war and was inspired by photographs taken of victims of the Khmer Rouge. The title of the artwork 'Illuminate Us' is inscribed at the base of the face and is a play on Illuminati and the United States of America.
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PA2012.044

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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

Collection of 26 photographs found during the demolition of Gibsons Motors / Newmans Bus Depot. Photographs include several views of the Mokau River punt; New Plymouth foreshore with view of Dicky Barret's grave; view of Marsland Hill barracks; an exterior view of Gibsons Motors; the 1927 opening of Mokau Bridge; several group images of Gibsons Motors staff; a view of the New Plymouth bowling club; multiple views of New Plymouth township (circa late 1800s); view of exterior of St Mary's Church with ivy growing over the walls; children weaving a maypole at New Plymouth High School; a view of the rock pool, Kawaroa; a photograph of Dick Kibby in the 'Sea Dog' jet boat on Waitara River; and a group photograph of Veterans Association, which includes George Gibson, the founder of Gibsons Motors Ltd.
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PHO2008-1841

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

Digital collage comprising three elements layered to form a self-portrait of Taranaki artist Dale Copeland. The background layer is a dusky brown colourfield from which a photograph of Copeland at age 5 emerges on the left. A colour photograph occupies the ceter of the composition and slightly overlaps the figure of the five year old girl. The colour photograph shows Copeland age 40 reflected in a mirror. A doll's head, a human skull and a blue vase of pink flowers overlap the reflection. The photograph has a white boarder. An x-ray taken of Copeland's right hand when she was 69 years old reaches up and over the other two elements from the lower right of the composition. Copeland was wearing a thumb ring when the x-ray was taken, it appears as a startlingly white loop on the skeleton thumb in the image.
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PA2013.019

Twelve members of the New Plymouth Harbour Board pictured next to the ship "Walkure". Sitting from left: E. Dockrill, E. Maxwell, J. B. Connett, Newton King and D. J. Hughes. The captain of the ship, Captain Westphal, is standing third from the right. Top of Paritutu visible upper right of photograph. Dated 10-20 June 1914.
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PHO2009-375

Eleven men are gathered in two rows against the wall of a building. The back row has eight men in it, all are standing. The front row has three men, all seated. The man in the middle of the front row is more formally dressed than the other men, he wears a coat, scarf, waistcoat, tie and watch chain and is holding a hat and walking stick. There is a large round of cheese resting against this man's legs. The label on the cheese reads "NEW ZEALAND PRODUCE / REG NO: / LBS NET / KAPONGA / NO: / DATE / FULL CREAM FACTORY CHEESE."
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PHO2011-2512

William Swadling (ca. 1860-1912) and his daughter Doris Swadling (1904-1960) both ride horses by the largest rata tree in the Kaponga district which was sited on the Swadling farm. The two riders are seen in profile with the large trunk of the rata tree behind them. Doris rides a smaller horse. William wears a hat.
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PHO2011-2513

The 1935 West Carnival Queen, June Thurston, stands bedecked in an elaborate crown, a cloak with a long train and a sash. She holds a sceptre and orb. She wears a long white dress with floral detailing and frills about the waist. A richly carved chair can be seen behind her.
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PHO2011-2530

This is the Saunders-Roe Cutty Sark used by the NZ Permanent Air Force (predecessor to the RNZAF) in the early 1930s. Based at Hobsonville, it was used for general duties and carried out the first recorded air-sea rescues in New Zealand.
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PHO2010-0021

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Head and shoulder portrait photograph of either a portrait painting or a heavily retouched photograph of Peter Elliott. Elliott arrived in New Plymouth on the 'Amelia Thompson' ship. The photograph has been cut to an oval shape and mounted on a mount board.
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PHO2009-233

Opaltype portrait of brothers Robert, Albert, and William Putt (from left). The men are standing in a studio setting with a painted backdrop partially visible behind them on the right. Robert is leaning on a pedestal with his right arm, while Albert is seated on a bench and William is standing with his left hand touching a sheepskin rug. All three men are wearing suits. Details of the opaltype have been drawn over by hand in black and white.

William, Albert and Robert are three of the sons of John Putt and Elizabeth Putt (nee Hart) who arrived in New Plymouth on the 'William Bryan' in 1841.
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PHO2015-0275

View of The Camphouse at North Egmont, Mount Taranaki. The Camphouse is pictured in the middleground and the foreground is dominated by large tree stumps. Mount Egmont, covered in snow, is visible in the background. The Camphouse was one of several buildings purpose-built to serve as military barracks during the Taranaki Wars and was previously sited on Marsland Hill during the Wars. It is the only surviving military barracks from this period. In 1891 it was moved to North Egmont for accommodation purposes.
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PHO2009-226

Group portrait of the staff of the Regent Theatre, New Plymouth (now the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery). Five men stand behind three seated women. The men are all wearing suits with ties. Backdrop appears to be a garden.
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PHO2009-148

Group portrait of the members of the New Plymouth Amateur Cinema Club at a club night at Roy Charters' house in Strandon, New Plymouth, on Sunday 5 June 1949. Caleb Wyatt pictured second from left in second row from front. Roy Charters is pictured seventh from left in the same row. Shirley Charters is first on right of front row.
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PHO2009-149

Outdoor portrait of eight staff from the Okaiawa Cheese Factory. Three men in the front are seated on cheese barrels which have a stamp that reads "Full Cream Factory Cheese New Zealand Produce Toi Toi Okaiawa, Taranaki".
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PHO2006-272

Name/Title
Thirty-one people, twenty-one women and ten men, are gathered in three rows in front of the wall of a large building. This photo is of Parker family. It's believed the photo was taken in Wellington. The second man in the back row from the left side is Joseph Neno Parker and his wife is the fourth lady in the front row from the left, Eliza Parker (nee Collingwood). On the far right hand side, back row, is William Parker. Joseph and Eliza married in New Plymouth in 1889.
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PHO2011-2487
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