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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.
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PA2008.023

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.
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PA2010.188

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The beach near Bayly Road, New Plymouth. Houses and buildings in the background and sailing boats can be seen in the far distance.
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PHO2010-0122

Two people standing alongside the hull of the tug. Captain Tim Wood is named but not identified, along with two men working on the underside of the tug. 1971
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PHO2010-0128

Inkjet print of original Graham Kirk painting titled "Batman and Robin at Pukekura Park". The busts of Batman and Robin, dressed in costume, are pictured lower left. They appear to be looking at a computer screen. Behind them is a view of Pukekura Park from the Boating Lake, looking towards Poet's Bridge and Mount Taranaki in the background. Lush green vegetation rings the Lake. A duck is visible on the water lower right and another is visible immediately behind Batman.
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PA2012.141

View of the sea with a wave and rock in the foreground and clouds in the sky. Rendered predominantly in blues, greens, grey, black and white.
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A64.642

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View of the Sugar Loaf Islands, Paritutu and the power station chimney from a beach at sunrise. Pooled water in the foreground. Rendered predominantly in blues, greys, greens, and orange/yellow.
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A64.625

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Pooled sea water on a beach with sand, rocks and the sea visible in the background. Rendered predominantly in blues, yellow and brown/black.
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A65.591

Exterior view of St John's Church, Omata. It features a church in the midground with white panelling and a red roof. There is a bell tower on the facing right side. In the bottom right quadrant is a fenced off memorial. The landscape is very bare with only a few lines delineating hills and ground growth. The church was originally built in 1875. It was blown over by a gale on 16 June 1894 and rebuilt the same year.
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A66.678

View of central New Plymouth from lower Liardet Street looking towards Marsland Hill and Mt Taranaki / Egmont. Figure in red jacket on horse in foreground.
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A75.426

View of New Plymouth c.1863 taken from approximately the junction of Liardet and Gill Streets. Mt Taranaki/Egmont, Marsland Hill and barracks visible in background. Figure in blue jacket on horse in foreground.
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A79.837

View of Upper Brougham Street, New Plymouth c.1862-65. Post Office to the left, Devon Street leading up to the White Hart Hotel, and the Primitive Methodist Church visible right background. Huatoki Valley in foreground with two cattle pulling cart.
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A75.423

View of lower Brougham Street, New Plymouth. Buildings include the Taranaki (now Royal) Hotel, News Office and Native Office. Male figure loading horse and cart in middle foreground.
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A79.835

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.
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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

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.
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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

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.
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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.
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PA2004.193

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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.
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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

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
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