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View of central New Plymouth from Liardet/Gill Street area. Wesleyan Methodist Church (left), St Mary's Anglican Church (right) and Marsland Hill and barracks centre right.
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A65.888

Suspension bridge over the Waiwhakaiho River, with Mount Taranaki/Egmont in the background. This bridge was built in 1842-1843 using chains from the wreck of the "Fifeshire" at Nelson. It collapsed in a flood in September 1847.
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A66.768

Resident Agent's house centre middle ground, man driving a cart drawn by two bullocks on Courtenay Street in right foreground, and group of four Maori figures outside the front of the house in centre foreground. Pukiekie Pa is to the right of the Agent's house (on what is now Victoria Street) and Pukaka pa (now Marsland Hill) is located on the right edge. Mt Taranaki/Egmont and Ranges are visible in the background. The resident agent at this time was John Tylson Wicksteed.
Accession No
A75.435

Liardet Street, New Plymouth. Marsland Hill Barracks in right background. Street in foreground on which there is a cart with two oxen and a small number of people.
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A65.887

Two large cabbage trees growing out of a hill. Vegetation in foreground and background. Part of a series of works by Edith Halcombe documenting Sir William Fox's climb up Mt Taranaki in February 1890. Members of the party included: Premier Sir William Fox; Mayor of New Plymouth Arthur Standish; Edith Halcombe; Miss Standish; Miss Saddler; Guide Harry Peters and Robert Clinton Hughes.
Accession No
A75.508

Ink and wash sketch based on two photographs taken of New Plymouth (VNP 100-P) in 1859, this work depicts a view of Devon Street looking towards Moturoa. Paritutu and the Sugar Loaves visible in the background.
Accession No
A70.074

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Small watercolour, possibly of Pukekura Park or a lake at Ardendale, the Arden family home on Frankley Road, New Plymouth.
Painting depicts lake with water lillies in lower right foreground. Thick bush to lake edge in middle background. Two punga trees extreme left/middleground. Colours primarily light blue, greens browns and white.
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TM.1999.143

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Road rising on an incline between two grassy verges with 'S bend' road sign on the left of the image. Mount Taranaki looms over the brow of the incline. Sky is rendered in pink, blue and purple.
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A64.640

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View of Greenwood Road at dawn or dusk with fence, power poles, trees and farmland in foreground. Mount Taranaki and ranges in background. Sky in shades of blue, green and yellow.
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A64.628

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View of Mount Taranaki and ranges rendered in blues, white and yellow.
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A64.599

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View of Mount Taranaki at sunset. Row of trees with several power poles in middleground. Rendered predominantly in blues, greens and orange.
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A64.619

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Bush scene depicting a gully with a stream flowing over rocks. Tall trees are pictured in the middleground. Mountains with prominent pinnacle in background. May depict a South Island scene. Painted on a round piece of thick paper.
Accession No
A97.530

Photograph shows a woman, Mrs. Hutchen, standing at the left edge holding the covering of the street sign she had just unveiled. A dinghyt sits on the shore just behind her, a large ship is docked at the top right corner of the photograph and two ships are in the background on the left hand side.
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PHO2010-0012

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

An aerial photograph of earthworks forming the shore end of the third wharf at the New Plymouth Port. The New Zealand Shipping Company's Taupo, is berthed at Moturoa Wharf near the top of the photograph. The Union Steam Ship Company's Kaitoa (left), and the Blue Star Lines Melbourne Star are berthed on one side of Newton King Wharf. The Dutch vessel Schie Lloyd is berthed at on the other side of Newton King Wharf.
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PHO2010-0059

Lithograph in black ink of the mouth of the Awakino River. Vegetation pictured lower right, land mass in the middleground and clouds in the sky.
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A75.537

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View of Scottish lake, Loch Aive, with trees on the banks of the lake and hills in the background.
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A70.035

First Bowl of Brooklands sound shell, circa 1957-1958, before speaker stands were put up on sides of stage. Scaffolding visible on the stage. Rows of seating set up in front of Bowl lake. Trees visible in the background.
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PHO2009-272

The Band of the 1st Battalion, Taranaki Regiment (Taranaki Regimental Band) during a band competition at Pukekura Park. Band members are standing at attention with their instruments under their arms. A large crowd fills the terraces in the background. A row of cars are parked at the edge of the parade ground.
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PHO2009-135

The Band of the 1st Battalion, Taranaki Regiment (Taranaki Regimental Band) during a band competition at Pukekura Park. The band members are marching in formation whilst playing. The trumpeter on the far right at the back is Gordon Nunns. A large crowd fills the terraces in the background. A square peaked tent is pitched on the grounds behind the band and a row of cars are parked at the edge of the parade ground.
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PHO2009-137

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

Framed lithograph from a sketch by Mrs Emma Wicksteed entitled "THE TOWN OF NEW PLYMOUTH IN THE YEAR 1843 ". Inscription printed along the top edge reads "From a sketch taken by Mrs Wicksteed from the Residence of John Tylston Wicksteed ESQr. The Company Agent on Mt Eliot."

The coloured version of this image can be found in "Illustrations to Adventure in New Zealand by Edward Jerningham Wakefield / lithographed from original drawings taken on the spot by Mrs Wicksteed", London: Smith & Elder (1845) (Puke Ariki Library Z993.01 WAK).
Accession No
A66.126

View of central New Plymouth from Liardet/Gill street area. Wesley Methodist Chapel (erected 1856) in middleground. Marsland Hill with barracks and Mt Taranaki/Egmont and ranges in background.
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A75.427

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

View of Mount Ruapehu with trees and scrub in foreground.
Accession No
A75.535
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