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Settlers house believed to be in Powderham Street, New Plymouth, showing development of flower and vegetable garden with a summer house. Mount Taranaki/Egmont visible in background.
Accession No
A79.834

Alfred Marsh's farm house at Junction Road, New Plymouth, 1877. Painting depicts farm house and three buildings on a hill in the centre middle ground, Mt Taranaki/Egmont right middle ground and small lake with row boat (containing two people) in left foreground. Single cow grazes in lower right corner. While the land has been cleared, a number of dead tree trunks litter the landscape.
R.A.N. Earl (born 1833).
Accession No
A86.018

Early New Plymouth street scene depicting the corner of Brougham and Devon Streets. Three buildings in middleground with horse and cart standing on road in front. Middle shop has a small golden boot at front. This shop belonged to boot maker Thomas Wood, and was called "The Golden Boot". Methodist Church can just be seen top left on the hill. A small number of people stand around the block of buildings.
Accession No
TM.2000.147

Matted and framed watercolour depicting the Waitara township in 1896. The view is taken from Manukorihi hill with the bridge in the foreground running into McLean Street which intersects with Quay Street in the midground. There is a group of figures being led by a man on a horse about to cross the bridge. A surf boat and ship are moored up against reinforced river bank. A railway runs parallel to the river with a carriage to the right of the red building. The engine can be viewed on the edge of town to the right.
Accession No
PA2004.193

Name/Title
Head and shoulder portrait photograph of either a portrait painting or a heavily retouched photograph of Peter 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

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-148

Bushrangers Redoubt and camp "Papatiki" at the edge of the forest at Wai-iti, Pukearuhe District, 1871. Also known as "Capt. Messenger's Camp/Wai-iti". Redoubt centre middleground, cleared land in foreground (with solitary cow grazing), and camp lower right middleground. Bush clad hills in background.
Accession No
A58.490

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.
Accession No
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.
Accession No
PHO2009-287

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.
Accession No
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.
Accession No
PHO2013-0095

Name/Title
Head and shoulders studio portrait of Nickolas Goodwin (born: 22 July 1913; died: 11 November 2000). Goodwin is 21 years when this photograph was taken in 1934. He wears a suit jacket and a patterned tie. His left forearm rests on a ledge at the bottom of the photograph.
Accession No
PHO2011-2462

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.
Accession No
PHO2011-2474

Arthur James Goodwin (13.07.1864-26.07.1927) stands in a grassy field in front of a tree and wooden objects. He wears trousers, suspenders and a tie. He has a moustache. His hands are in his pockets.
Accession No
PHO2011-2453

Head and shoulders portrait of Mary Elizabeth Goodwin (01.05.1912-26.04.1977). She wears a floral patterned blouse. Her hair is cropped short and is set in tight curls and finger waves.
Accession No
PHO2011-2461

Studio portrait of Jane Agnes Parker nee Goodwin (20.01.1902-06.05.1989). She rests her head on her left hand. She wears a watch on her left wrist and a long beaded necklace.
Accession No
PHO2011-2466

Margaret Catherine Horgan (06.08.1932-) is seated on a bench in front of a curtain and a screen. She wears a formal and lacy white dress and lacy gloves. She carries a bouquet of flowers. She wears a necklace on a dark chain.
Accession No
PHO2011-2471

Head and shoulders studio portrait of Noeline Margaret Parker (b. 03.02.1936). She wears a light coloured blouse over a striped top. A pearl necklace is just visible.
Accession No
PHO2011-2476

Debutant portrait of Molly Emily Goodwin (b. 20.01.1940). She wears a white dress with a distinctive cross-over front collar with lace trim. Her hands rest in her lap. She holds a small posy and wears gloves. Behind her is a trellis decorated with flowers.
Accession No
PHO2011-2477

Studio head and shoulders portrait of Rhoda Ann Horgan (b. 30.03.1943) aged 20 years. She wears a dark coloured v-neck top and a three-strand pearl necklace.
Accession No
PHO2011-2478

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.
Accession No
PHO2008-1916

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-150

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.
Accession No
PHO2005-178

Name/Title
Franz Zimmerman was born 11 Sept 1848 in West Prussia, Poland. In 1874 he married Barbara Zeller in Poland and they later emigrated to Wellington, New Zealand, arriving in 1876. Franz stands in front of a door. The door is slightly ajar. He wears a suit and a hat and stands with the aid of a walking stick. Franz Zimmerman died 27 September1938.
Accession No
PHO2011-2452

Name/Title
Peter Paul Zimmerman (b. 21 June 1902-3 February 1990). He was the son of Joseph and Joanna Zimmerman. Peter sits on a wooden bench. His arms are folded across his chest. Behind him is a studio backdrop. He wears a suit and tie. He was 21 years when this photograph was taken.
Accession No
PHO2011-2456
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