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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

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

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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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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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

Seventeen men are seated in three rows. There are four standing in the backrow, six men standing in the middle row and seven men are seated in the front row. Most of the men wear rugby jerseys with stars pinned to their left breast. One man, second from the left in the back row wears a suit. Two men, the third person in from each end, wear formal uniforms with ties. A shield rests against the legs of the man seated in the centre of the front row.
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PHO2011-2486

Thirteen Central School staff members, three men and ten women, are gathered in two rows beside the entrance to a building. Mr Hector Dempsey, headmaster of Central School from 1885-1919 is seated in the middle of the front row. Maude Ruby Taylor ("Aunt Daisy") is seated in the front row second from the left. Gertrude Martin is seated in the front row fourth from the left wearing a hat. Two columns are visible on the right of the photograph.
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PHO2012-0390

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The Goodwin family. Bert and Leslie are at the back. On left side is Jane, then Jim and Barbara. Joe is the baby and next to Joe is Frank.
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PHO2011-2454

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Two men and two women are gathered before a backdrop of curtains. The groom Albert Goodwin and bride Olive Goodwin (nee Farnham) stand at the centre. Albert's twin borther Leslie Goodwin is seated on the left. Ruth Farnham is seated on the right. Bert and Leslie are twins, born January, 1901 at Midhirst, Taranaki.
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PHO2011-2468

Twenty-four men and young men are arranged in four rows. There are four men in the back row, six men in the third row, eight men in the second row and four men in the front row. The front two rows are seated. All men have their arms folded. Three of the older men wear suits, the rest wear stripped rugby jersys. The four men in the front row are seated on a patterned rug. See Research Notes for more information.
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PHO2011-2485

A bridal party of, from left to right, a groomsman, the groom, bride and a bridesmaid stand on the lawn of a wooded garden. The bride and her bridesmaid carry bunches of flowers and the groom and his groomsman have flowers in their button holes. Behind the bridesmaid part of a garden bench is visible.
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PHO2011-2463

Michael Rhody Horgan and Annie Louise Horgan (nee Goodwin) on their wedding day. The bride wears a lacy veil and carries a bouquet of flowers. The groom wears a three piece suit and bow-tie. He holds a pair of gloves, there is a handkerchief in his breast pocket and flowers in his button hole. There is a chain with a pendant hanging across his waistcoat. They stand in front of a studio backdrop.
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PHO2011-2467

A Bride and Groom are standing behind a three-tiered wedding cake. The cake is decorated with many flowers and pillars. The bride wears a veil and a lacy dress. Behind the couple is a curtain and windows.
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PHO2011-2470

A bridal party of from left to right bridesmaid, groomsman, groom and bride are gathered in an interior. The bride wears a long white dress, a veil and a tiara and carries a bouquet of flowers. The men wear suits with flowers in their button-holes. The bridesmaid wears a many tiered dress, a head-piece and also carries a bouquet. To the left and right of the group are white trellis screens.
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PHO2011-2472

A bridal party of, from left to right, bridesmiad, groomsman, groom, bride, groomsman and bridesmaid are gathered in front of a curtain. The two bridesmaids are seated. The men wear suits, ties and flowers in their button-holes. The bride's bouquet includes a lacy horse-shoe.
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PHO2011-2475

Group of men and women who are the survivors of the first six ships to land in Moturoa. There are two rows of people. The back row has five men in it. All have medals on the left breast of their suits and wear dark suits. The front row consists of two males on the left end and four females. All are wearing dark clothing. The man on the end has a cane in his left hand infront of him. All of the ladies have dark coloured umbrellas and one fourth from the left has a handbag. All subjects are seated.
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PHO2008-1724
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