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White weatherboard house with red roof and verandah. Vegetation around house.
Accession No
A66.613

Exterior view of wooden homestead with red corrugated iron roof. Trees in background. Parts of the house are from Marsland Hill Barracks and were shifted to the current site by bullock wagon.
Accession No
A66.586

Single colour lithograph depicting James K Baxter in the foreground holding a piece of paper in his hand and wearing a cross around his neck. Baxter is standing under a ponga tree. In the middleground on the right is a man wearing a black singlet holding an axe. Behind him are five other figures and a hill with the Ark on top of it along with a collection of houses and crosses. To his left is a woman holding a child and a man wearing a shirt and tie. One Tree Hill and Rangitoto are depicted behind the woman. Rendered in black.
Accession No
PA2008.012

Name/Title
Woodcut print of people riding in an amusement park ride known as 'teacups'. There is one teacup in the foreground with four figures in it, which appear to be yelling and have their hair flung around. The teacup is decorated with abstract patterns. Three additional teacups with figures are visible in the background. Only two of the three have patterns on the outside of the teacup. The artwork is imbued with a strong sense of movement and dynamism. Rendered in black and white.
Accession No
PA2008.013

Name/Title
Black and white print of three figures suspended in an amusement park ride. The body of the ride itself is not depicted. The figures are seated in rotating chairs attached to poles. Their hair is flying in the air behind them. They are moving in the direction of the woodblock incisions that texture the background, which creates a dynamic sense of movement.
Accession No
PA2008.016

Name/Title
Screenprint of a woman holding a mask over her face. Behind her left shoulder (right as the viewer looks at it) is a man with a moustache and shoulder length hair who also holds a mask. Geometric patterns decorate the background. Rendered in black and white. The artwork was also used on the cover of a tape for the group 'Looking for a Band' [PA2006.142]. Tom Mutch is listed as having been the lead vocalist, guitar and flute for the band and as having written all the lyrics for the band's songs.
Accession No
PA2008.051

Name/Title
Screenprint of a woman leaning on a table with her legs crossed at the ankles. The woman has been identified as Wendy Smith. She is dressed in leggings, leotard and sweater with bare feet (possibly a dancer). On the corner of the table, which is covered with a table cloth, is a cup, bottle of milk and cassette tape. In the background is a coffee table sitting on a rug that has flowers on it, an armchair, a window with vegetation visible through it and a pot plant. The texture of the floor suggests carpet. Rendered in blues, greens, grey, terracotta, orange, white, browns and pink.
Accession No
PA2008.026

Screenprint of rolling, bulbous snow-covered hills. The hills look like they have been dusted with icing sugar. The hills are rendered in browns and yellows, with whit and a blue/grey for snow. Black is used to create shadow on the hills. The sky is a slate blue colour.
Accession No
PA2008.017

Screenprint of three dogs barking up a nikau palm. The dogs are depicted in a fluid, serpentine form with curved, elongated bodies and triangular heads. Their teeth are bared. The dogs are rendered in browns and black with white teeth and red eyes. The nikau palm is depicted in three shades of blue. In the background a yellow triangle rises from the horizon. The background has been coloured with pinks, reds and a mustard brown. The image is contained within a green border.
Accession No
PA2008.018

Etching is broken into halves horizontally. The lower half has an image of a young girl with long hair (head and arms visible) sleeping on her stomach and resting her head on her hands and pillow. There are six geometric patterns extending from the right hand vertical edge onto her blankets - silver; blue; red; green; grey/gold; grey. The image is grainy and has the characteristics of a photo-etching. The top half, perhaps rendered to represent a dream, depicts a partially unravelled scroll portraying a Polynesian woman wearing a headscarf. Intricate geometric patterns are represented on the background of the scroll behind the woman. The scroll's ties hang loose from the left hand side. Both the sleeping girl and the scroll are depicted in a purple/brown hue.
Accession No
PA2008.019

Name/Title
Two panelled image. The narrow panel at the bottom of the image depicts the sea in both a deep and a light blue. The large top panel is an aerial view across to Mount Taranaki (partially snow-covered). The plains are divided by roads and into blocks of farming. Two pa sites are also visible. In the foregroud there are several blocks of cultivated land that have a chequered appearance. The plain is rendered in various shades of green and there is blue sky in the background.
Accession No
PA2008.020

Name/Title
Screenprint is broken up into eight panels. In the first four panels, an eagle is flying from the horizon towards the smoke stack at Port Taranaki, getting closer in each panel. In the fifth panel the eagle crashes tino the smoke stack. Text reads "Thunk", "Whoosh" and "Scre-e-e-e-ch!". The sixth panel has the eagle flying away from the crumbling stack. The seventh panels depicts the silhouette of the eagle flying away over a cloud of dust and rubble. Text reads "Booom!". The last panel shows the stump of the smoke stack seen from a distance with Paritutu dominating the skyline once more. Screenprint rendered in yellow, black, red, grey, brown & white.
Accession No
PA2008.023

Pencil and wash sketch of an unidentified military camp in Taranaki. In the foreground a Maori figure is walking on a road. On the right of the sketch an armed figure stands next to a guard post. A collection of bell tents can be seen in the background along with figures mounted on horses. Several small figures also stand in front of their bell tents.
Accession No
PA2010.187

Pencil and wash sketch of New Plymouth from Marsland Hill. The view shows vegetation in the foreground and two bell tents at the base of Marsland Hill. The township of New Plymouth is visible in the middleground, with St Mary's Church pictured in the centre of the image. Several small ships are visible on the sea in the background.
Accession No
PA2010.188

Setting sun framed between two copses of tall trees. Pasture and lahar mounds in foreground/middleground. Rendered in greens, blacks, pinks, yellow, orange and purple.
Accession No
A98.631

View of Oakura River mouth and sea beyond at sunset.
Accession No
A98.622

Monochromatic watercolour and ink painting of the Whitely Mission House, the site of the Rangiatea Girls' Hostel.
Accession No
PA2010.119

Cartoon commenting on the implications for nursery rhymes of a policy to build half houses.
Accession No
A95.897

Grey velvet lined box with Michael Smither's signature embossed on the lid, containing eight colour reproductions of Michael Smither paintings. Boxed set produced by Ron Sang. Reproductions of paintings include:
'Alfred Road Bridge' (1971)
'Joseph Snarling' (1978)
'Hamilton Diggings Central Otago' (1969)
'Rocks with Mountain' (1968)
'Two Cups' (1992)
'Sarah Eating Corn' (2000)
'A Song of the Sea' (Gribben Mural) (undated on reproduction)
'New Zealand Oranges' (2000)
Accession No
PA2008.078

Name/Title
Large Ngamotu crane taking up most of the picutre with claw grasping attachment on the end on what looks like a construction site, 1958.
Accession No
PHO2009-377

New Plymouth Harbour Board Offices (sign above door) with men standing outside and in windows looking at camera. Paritutu in background at top right corner.
Accession No
PHO2009-382

Street with full view two single story houses and portions of houses one either side. Large tree in background cut off at the top of the photograph.
Accession No
PHO2009-386

Name/Title
Two men working inside the wooden frame of a boat inside a large workroom.
Accession No
PHO2010-0040

Name/Title
The photograph shows construction work in front of the Breakwater Hotel. A loaded truck with a man standing in the foreground.
Accession No
PHO2010-0116

The photograph shows the approach to the Breakwater Hotel with train tracks and road in the foreground. Hills and houses are visible in the background.
Accession No
PHO2010-0117
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