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Artwork from Roger Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series that evokes the anonymous casualties of war. An image of a faceless head - rendered in white, black and grey - is adhered to a piece of plastic that has been cut into the shape of a television/table. The numbers "4 5 223 9" are stamped in white into the bottom of the image. The numbers are random. The artwork was inspired by the casualties of war remembered by various war memorials around the world. Morris sees the face not only as dead, but also hopeful and humorous.
Accession No
PA2012.055

Artwork from Roger Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series that evokes the anonymous casualties of war. An image of a faceless head - rendered in white, black and grey - is adhered to a piece of plastic that has been cut into the shape of a television/table. The numbers "00 1 3197 5 67" are stamped in white into the bottom of the image. The numbers are random. The artwork was inspired by the casualties of war remembered by various war memorials around the world. Morris sees the face not only as dead, but also hopeful and humorous.
Accession No
PA2012.056

Artwork from Roger Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series that evokes the anonymous casualties of war. An image of a faceless head - rendered in white, black and grey - is adhered to a piece of plastic that has been cut into the shape of a television/table. The numbers "07 3 9 94" are stamped in white into the bottom of the image. The numbers are random. The artwork was inspired by the casualties of war remembered by various war memorials around the world. Morris sees the face not only as dead, but also hopeful and humorous.
Accession No
PA2012.057

Artwork from Roger Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series that evokes the anonymous casualties of war. An image of a faceless head - rendered in white, black and grey - is adhered to a piece of plastic that has been cut into the shape of a television/table. The numbers "4 37 790" are stamped in white into the bottom of the image. The numbers are random. The artwork was inspired by the casualties of war remembered by various war memorials around the world. Morris sees the face not only as dead, but also hopeful and humorous.
Accession No
PA2012.058

Artwork of etching ink on photographic paper. The upper part of the artwork depicts an aeroplane flying through a grainy sky. The lower part shows a lone figure struggling through a dusty landscape.
Accession No
PA2012.061

Name/Title
Artwork Roger Morris has termed a "test piece" which exemplifies his experiments with unexposed photographic paper. The artwork depicts two human figures in a tight embrace. They stand on a black ground and against a pink and blue sky. The figures are painted in black ink with parts of their bodies highlighted in red.
Accession No
PA2012.093

Name/Title
Artwork of etching ink and pencil on exposed photographic paper. The artwork shows two white fields on a black background. The pencil drawings on the field on the left depict one of the World Trade Center Towers. The artwork is a working-drawing in which Morris explores questions surrounding the strength of the Towers' cores and what caused them to collapse on 11 Septemeber 2001.
Accession No
PA2012.095

Name/Title
Artwork of etching ink on exposed photographic paper. The artwork shows a human figure within a black and blue ground. The lighter-toned flickers and shapes are created by exposing the inked paper to chemicals. The artwork is about considering the human being as a passionate interaction.
Accession No
PA2012.098

Wedding photograph of Dorothy Ella Ruebe and Victor Caddy Davies. The bride is wearing a mid-calf length dress with white stockings and shoes. She has a headpiece with a long train and is wearing glasses. She is holding a large bouquet and is standing to the the groom's right. The groom is seated on a wooden bench and is wearing a dark-tone three-piece suit with a white shirt and bow-tie. He is holding a pair of white gloves and has a buttonhole in his left lapel. The couple are positioned in front of an elaborate studio backdrop with columns, arched windows and foliage. The photograph is mounted on a grey cardboard support with torn edges and contained in a brown cardboard folding enclosure with a decorative emblem on the front.
Accession No
PHO2013-0107

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
PHO2013-0115

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

Surfboat, New Plymouth 1884. On boat (left to right): T. Inch, T. James (behind mast), F. Joseph, G. Cock, and H. Cock. In front of the boat (left to right) are Harry Boswell, Richard Cock, Sam Roberts. T. Gyde (engineer), S. Holford, W. Russell (carter), T. Blanchett (clerk), J. W. Parker, Sgt. J. Riley, Michael McGonnell (Head Coxswain), Ben Fox, James Essex Harvey, Jack Fraser, and Joseph Simpson with horse "Duke"
Accession No
PHO2001-7

Photographic print of the head of a ribband fish adhered to paper. Hand drawn additions have been made to the head in ink. A handwritten annotation is written along the bottom of the artwork.
Accession No
A66.617

Cartoon depicting a military figure demanding operational silence from a farmer over dairy accounts.
Accession No
A95.912

A page removed from a photograph album with two photographs adhered either side of a grey album page. The first photograph shows a view of the Boat Shed Bridge, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. The second photograph shows various views of Mount Taranaki dating 1903-1904. The photograph is captioned: "Scenes of and on Mount Egmont reached by the North Egmont Track from the Radius Line to the Summit. Photos by L. Earp N.P. N.Z."
Accession No
PHO2011-0553

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.
Accession No
PHO2008-1841

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-218

Name/Title
Head and shoulder portrait photograph of either a portrait painting or a heavily retouched photograph of Mr P 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.
Accession No
PHO2009-233

Print of episode 58 from the 'Dick Sargeson' comic strip scanned directly from original episode that featured in 'The Listener' in the 1980s. The episode refers to Dioxin Man, a character that was introduced to the Sargeson storyline after a chemical spill at Ivon Watkins Dow, New Plymouth. Episode 58 features the boss of the chemical plant - 'played' by Barry Wiseman, who was involved with New Plymouth's Little Theatre - and the boss' right hand man, Lurgan, 'played' by artist and art tutor Lee Morgan.
Accession No
PA2009.101

Print of episode 59 from the 'Dick Sargeson' comic strip, scanned directly from original episode that featured in 'The Listener' in the 1980s. The episode refers to Dioxin Man, a character that was introduced to the Sargeson storyline after a chemical spill at Ivon Watkins Dow, New Plymouth. Episode 59 features local artist Wayne Morris, who 'plays' Bruce Bildgepipe (also known as Dioxin Man), the boss of the chemical plant - 'played' by Barry Wiseman, who was involved with New Plymouth's Little Theatre - and the boss' right hand man, Lurgan, 'played' by artist and art tutor Lee Morgan.
Accession No
PA2009.102

View of Mount Taranaki and Pouakai Ranges with flat plain in the foreground.
Accession No
A75.624

View of Mount Taranaki from Okato. Several trees and animals pictured in the foreground.
Accession No
A75.625

View of Mount Taranaki from Okato.
Accession No
A75.626

Name/Title
Sketch of the Te Henui River mouth. A building and two figures can be seen in the foreground. A collection of buildings, possibly the New Zealand Titanic Steel and Iron Company Ltd, are visible in the middleground on the right of the image. The sketch is included in a sketchbook attributed to one of Major Charles (Carlino) Brown's daughters. However, the inscription on the inside cover reads "Constance W. Rowe / Taranaki / April 2nd 1880" - it is unclear if this inscription indicates the name of the actual artist.
Accession No
PA2011.103

Sketch of the New Zealand Titanic Steel and Iron Company Ltd near the mouth of the Te Henui River, New Plymouth. The factory is pictured in the centre of the image. The Te Henui River is visible in the foreground. The sketch is included in a sketchbook attributed to one of Major Charles (Carlino) Brown's daughters. However, the inscription on the inside cover reads "Constance W. Rowe / Taranaki / April 2nd 1880" - it is unclear if this inscription indicates the name of the actual artist.
Accession No
PA2011.110
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