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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

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip exiting the Criterion Hotel, Devon Street, New Plymouth. The Queen is dressed in a floral jacket and skirt and is wearing long gloves up to the elbow. She is holding a parcel and has a handbag over one arm. She is waving while looking to her left. Prince Philip is walking slightly behind her and is dressed in a dark suit. He is also looking to the left. The exterior of the Criterion Hotel is dressed with garlands of flowers.
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PHO2009-286

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip waving from the balcony of the Criterion Hotel, Devon Street, New Plymouth. The Queen is pictured on the left wearing a dress, gloves, pearls and a small hat. She is looking to her right. Prince Philip is wearing a suit, has one hand in his jacket pocket and is waving with the other. He is looking to his left. They are standing in front of a wrought iron railing.
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PHO2009-287

Sketch of 'Wilkinson's Castle', Pukearuhe, presumed to have been painted by James Chapman-Taylor's third wife, Joan. 'Wilkinson's Castle' is visible on the brow of a hill with tall trees surrounding the house. Vegetation is depicted on the hillside in the foreground. It is possible this sketch was made before the plans for the house were finalised and building had commenced.
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PA2010.219

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

View looking East up central Devon Street, New Plymouth from near the intersection with Currie Street. Motor vehicles, people riding bicycles and a horse and cart can be seen driving up and down the street. Further vehicles, and bikes are parked in the street. Pedestrians are visible on the footpath and on the street. Commercial premises line either side of the street. Some of the names of the businesses can be read.
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PHO2013-0095

A factory building dominates the composition. To the left of the building there are two horse-drawn carriages filled with cylindrical tanks. Pipes run from a balcony type part of the building to the tanks. There is one man standing in each of the carriages. The man closest to the front has been identified as Thomas Day. There is also a man seated on the balcony area of the building. There are various farm implements and pieces of machinery beside the building including a barrel. A wooden ladder rests against the balcony.
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PHO2011-2474

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

View of the Camphouse and a smaller building, North Egmont, Mount Taranaki. Road in foreground and power pole with power lines pictured on the right of the image. Vegetation visible both foreground and background. Background dominated by the slopes of Mount Taranaki.
Accession No
A70.069

Panorama of staff outside the Ibbotson Brothers service station and garage on King Street, New Plymouth. Cars are parked on the left of the image and petrol pumps occupy the centre of the image. Three staff members are pictured to the left of the petrol pumps and six are pictured to the right of the pumps. The woman holding the cat near the centre of the image is Joy Holmes (nee Arnold). The Ibbotson Bros sign is visible above the garage doors in the background.
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PHO2008-1916

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

Published copy of a photograph of the Waihi Redoubt in Normanby. The photograph would have appeared in a magazine or newspaper. Image depicts a group of relaxed soldiers on the grounds in front of the redoubt. Many of the men are reclining. Buildings and structures within the walls of the redoubt can be seen in the background.
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PHO2009-101

The Tea House, Pukekura Park, surrounded by trees. The Tea House was presented to New Plymouth in 1931 by ex-Mayor Charles Burgess and his wife Mary to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.
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PHO2009-150

View of the memorial erected in memory of the Imperial and Colonial forces that fell in action or died in the Maori Wars. WF Gordon (Hon Secretary), W Parkinson (Contractor) and E Dockrill (Hon Treasurer) pictured standing to the left side of the memorial. The inscription is written in WF Gordon's' handwriting.
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PHO2009-218

Jubilee Dairy Factory (looking north) owned by Chew Chong at Eltham. Suppliers with horse drawn drays loaded with canisters are parked in front of the factory. The factory was Eltham's first dairy factory.
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PHO2005-178

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View of New Plymouth Public Library / Carnegie Library from corner of Brougham and King streets (main entrance). Following discussions between the mayor of New Plymouth, Mr A.C. Fookes and the American industrialist, Andrew Carnegie, a grant of two thousand five hundred pounds was made on 13 February 1906 to the New Plymouth Borough Council for a new library building. An architectural competition was held, the winning architect being Frank Messenger. The building was formally opened on 1 July 1908 by the Mayor, Mr Gustave Tisch. At this time the museum remained in the old town hall.
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A95.793

Colour transparency slide showing equipment and workers during the construction of the New Plymouth airport runway. There is a flat-bed truck on the left with its deck raised and a large red piece of machinery on the right with a person seated at the controls. Several other people can be seen gathered around on the right.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield in Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0130

Colour transparency slide showing an aerial view of the New Plymouth airport's runway under construction. The view shows several pieces of machinery working on the runway, which is seen as a large open area of bare ground. The coastline is visible in the distance. The bottom right corner shows a section of the plane from which the image was taken.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield in Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0129

Colour transparency slide showing an aerial view of the construction of the New Plymouth airport terminal building and runway. The partially completed runway is seen in running almost vertically through the centre of the image with an area of partially-sealed runway at the top. The terminal building location is visible on the left with a large area of cleared land behind it. There is also a strip of cleared land running horizontally from the runway out towards the coast.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield at Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0132

Colour transparency slide showing an aerial view of the construction of the New Plymouth airport terminal building and runway. The view is in landscape format and shows the partially completed runway as a strip of bare land running horizontally across the centre of the image.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield at Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0134

Colour transparency slide showing the back view of a large flat-bed truck with its deck raised and a large red piece of machinery being used to construct the runway at New Plymouth airport. There is a person seated at the controls of the red machine and five other people gathered around it. The airport terminal building is visible in the background on the left.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield in Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0131

Colour transparency slide showing an aerial view of the construction of the New Plymouth airport terminal building and runway. The completed runway is seen in running almost vertically through the centre of the image with white markings along it. The terminal building is visible on the left with hangars and other buildings below and a parking area behind it. The coast line is seen in the background on the left.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield at Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0133

Colour transparency slide showing the runway-side of the New Plymouth airport terminal building during construction. The runway in front of the buiding is unsealed and there is a road roller on the left. There are powerlines running in front of the terminal building and construction equipment and scaffolding can be seen beside the building on the right. The image was taken in low light.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield in Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0128

Five homes, built in a row on York Terrace, by Thomas Hirst for him and his wife along with homes for several of his daughters (including a daughter in law). The houses were built for: 1. Annis Hamerton (nee Hirst); 2. Jane Marshall (nee Hirst); 3. Jane Hirst (daughter in law, nee George); 4. Mary Devenish (nee Hirst); 5. Harriet Fookes (nee Hirst); and a home he built for himself and his wife Grace (nee Bracken). The road subsequently formed Pendarves St, with Hirst's house at the intersection with Elliot St.
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PHO2011-1004

Street view of Ambury Brothers Drapery, on the corner of Brougham and Devon Streets looking up Brougham Street. A group of people can be seen standing on the footpath outside the shop front.
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PHO2011-0479
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