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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

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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

Painted version of the colours and battle honours of the 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot of the British Army.
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A66.792

Six uniformed soldierse of the Highland Regiment pictured in a landscape scene.
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A66.074

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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.
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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'.
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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'.
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PA2011.083

Seven members of the Armed Constabulary pictured at the entrance to the Pungarehu Armed Constabulary camp. They are dressed in uniform and are wearing caps. A dog is lying on the ground in front of them. A wooden building dominates the left hand side of the painting. Another building is pictured on the right of the painting and a bell tent is visible in the centre. Numerous large trees are pictured behind the buildings. On the ridge of the hill behind the entrance to the camp, the Pungarehu blockhouse can be seen. The Pungarehu Armed Constabulary camp was used as the base from which the Armed Constabulary staged the invasion of Parihaka pā on 5 November 1881. At that time, approximately 1,000 men were stationed at the camp.
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PA2011.084

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.
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PA2011.080

Volunteer Rifles going on duty, New Plymouth. View from the Gover Street/Woolcombe Terrace area and looking back over central New Plymouth to the mountain, 1860.
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A65.892

Photograph of three veterans of the 43rd Regiment. All three of the men are dressed in suits and are wearing hats. They are seated. Each of the men are holding bugles in their right hands.
From left to right: Bugler William Wales, Bandsman C. Turnbridge, Bugler John Mynott.
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PHO2009-096

Photograph of Ann Burgess memorial afternoon tea for returned servicemen, held in the New Plymouth army drill hall, circa 1950s-1960s. Large tables are set up for afternoon tea. Tables in the foreground are largely empty and are decorated with vases of flowers. The tables in the background are full with mostly men dressed in suits. Ann Burgess, M.B.E., was the wife of former New Plymouth Mayor Charles H. Burgess. She was well known for establishing the Women's Patriotic Committee during WWI and the ANZAC Day afternoon teas at the New Plymouth drill hall, which commenced in 1918 and continued under her direction until the organisation of the event was handed over to the New Plymouth Returned Services Association in 1947.
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PHO2009-174

The HMS Achilles entering from the right with the New Zealand flag at the front of the boat and a large group of men standing behind it. The end of the breakwater is just visible on the left edge of the photograph. The HMS Achilles was part of the Royal New Zealand Navy in WWII and participated in the Battle of River Plate.
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PHO2010-0024

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain J Wilson, who was killed in the Poverty Bay Massacre on 10 November 1868. Wilson is seated and has one arm resting on a table. He is wearing military uniform. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2368

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain George Augustus Preece, winner of the New Zealand Cross. Preece was awarded the Cross for bravery during the siege of Ngatapa pā, near Gisborne, from December 1868 - January 1869. The photograph is a bust portrait of Preece and shows him wearing a suit. He has a long beard. He is looking away from the camera. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2369

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Inspector H. B. Leatham of the Colonial Defence Force. Leatham is wearing military uniform and has both his hands in the pockets of his jacket. He has a long beard. Studio props can be seen on the left of the image. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2370

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain Frederick James Ross, killed on 12 July 1868 at the battle at Turuturu Mōkai redoubt near Hāwera. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Ross in profile. He is wearing a suit. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2371

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain J. Richard Rushton, New Zealand Militia. Rushton is seated in a chair and is wearing a suit and hat. A medal is pinned to his chest. He is holding an unidentified object in one hand. A table covered with an animal skin can be seen next to him. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2372

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain William Bazire Messenger. Messenger is seated and holds his sword in one hand. He is wearing military uniform and his cap rests in his lap. He is looking away from the camera. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2373

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major Reginald Newton Biggs, killed on 10 November 1868 during a massacre in Poverty Bay, near Gisborne. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Biggs in profile. He is wearing a suit and has a beard. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2374

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain John Glasford Corbett, Taranaki Military Settlers. Corbett is standing and his artificial leg can be clearly seen. He is leaning against a walking stick. He is wearing a suit. His hat is resting on a small table on the left of the image. Part of a chair and a curtain can be seen on the right of the photograph. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2375

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Captain Morrison, Armed Constabulary. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Morrison wearing military uniform with cap. He has a long beard and is looking away from the camera. The photograph is included on page 10 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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PHO2011-2376

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Bamber Gascoigne, killed during the attack on Pukearuhe Redoubt on 13 February 1869. Gascoigne is pictured leaning against a pedestal. He has a sword in one hand and his military cap sits on top of the pedestal. He is wearing military uniform and has a long beard. Studio props are visible in the background. The photograph is included on page 11 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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PHO2011-2464

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Private Richard Wallace, Wellington Rangers, who was killed in the battle at Te Ngutu o te Manu on 21 August 1868. Wallace is pictured standing between a table - draped with a patterned tablecloth - and a chair. He is wearing a suit. His hat is resting on top of the table. A painted backdrop is visible on the left of the image. The photograph is included on page 11 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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PHO2011-2465

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Lieutenant Thomas Ormsby Johnstone, 40th Regiment, who died in the battle of Nukumaru, Waverley, on 25 January 1865. Johnstone is seated and is holding a cane between his legs. He is wearing a suit jacket with a waistcoat and has a long beard. The photograph is included on page 11 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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PHO2011-2490
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