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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

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

Cartoon depicting a Japanese military figure kicking an Allied figure in the rear as they hover over a collection of small islands that have smoke rising from them. The blades of a number of swords are visible in the lower left of the image.
Accession No
A95.913

Cartoon depicting a sinking ship and bomber aircraft on the right hand side of the image. In the foreground a hat with Japanese writing floats in the water. Plumes of smoke can be seen in the upper left of the image. Cartoon dated 7 December 1944, the third anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Accession No
A95.911

Cartoon depicting a husband and wife sitting at home in front of the fire. The husband is reading a newspaper article about the Battle of the Somme and a war scene in a 'thought bubble' can be seen above the fireplace.
Accession No
A95.908

Cartoon depicting a figure (possibly Winston Churchill) standing in front of a brick wall - presumably the Berlin Wall - under a German sign looking nervously at the shadows of two armed soldiers approaching.
Accession No
A95.907

Name/Title
Cartoon referencing German conscription policies for the army.
Accession No
A95.905

Cartoon depicting Hitler being knocked about by the war then finding "a comforting hand at last" - the hand of the Devil.
Accession No
A95.892

Cartoon depicting a group of people sprinting to cross a finish line held by a member of the Army and a member of the Airforce. The line is labelled with '£40,000,000'. A Navy seaman is holding a stop watch behind the finishing line.
Accession No
A95.891

Cartoon referencing the liberation of Paris by the Allied forces. Cartoon depicts lines of troops marching through the Arch de Triomphe with the street lined by crowds waving flags and throwing flowers.
Accession No
A95.889

Cartoon depicting General George Smith Patton, Jr standing next to a tank, which has halted in front of a sign for Warsaw, calling Stalin on the telephone and asking if Stalin wants to meet him there or if he should continue his military advance towards Russia.
Accession No
A95.885

Cartoon commenting on the changing allegiances of Bulgaria, Romania and Italy during World War II.
Accession No
A95.883

Cartoon referencing the liberation of Eerde in the Netherlands by Allied Forces around 18 September 1944.
Accession No
A95.882

Cartoon depicting literal interpretations of WWII newspaper headlines.
Accession No
A95.904

Cartoon depicting an open book headed up "History of the War", asking what the fourth year of WWII has in store.
Accession No
A95.903

Cartoon of a wreath laid over a helmet and bayonnet in barren terrain with barbed wire. Spent bullet cartridges visible lower left. Commemorating Armistice Day of WWI, drawn 26 years after the signing of an armistice agreement between the Allies and Germany on 11 November 1918.
Accession No
A95.902

Name/Title
Cartoon commenting on the monetary cost of WWII.
Accession No
A95.899
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