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Garden Party at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. Possibly a Victoria League luncheon. Union Jack flags flying in the background and trestle tables laden with teapots and tableware. Party mainly consists of female guests.
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Unidentified sawmill. A small locomotive engine is loaded with split wood and whole logs. Workers are both seated and standing around this carriage.
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An unidentified dairy farm (presumed to be Taranaki region). A horse with dray is loaded with milk canisters. Workers sit and stand with various animals including donkeys, dogs and cows.
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Swainson's Studios staff, 1945. Standing (from left to right) are Betty Sole, Norman Squire, Joan Glanville-Clark and Maxine Gush. Seated (from left to right) are Miss Colbert, Joseph Swainson and Mrs Briggs.
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Group portrait of girls from Chetwode School, New Plymouth. The girls are all wearing uniforms and a number of them are reading books or knitting. The majority of the girls are not looking at the camera. The school building is visible in the background.
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Edith and Constance Stanford as older women standing in a garden. Both wear dresses and hats that partially obscure their faces. Edith Stanford established Chetwode School in New Plymouth and Constance Stanford ran Carncott School in Palmerston North.
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Edith Stanford as older woman standing on the porch of a house in Wanganui. She wears a dress with a large corsage on the front and is wearing glasses. Edith Stanford established Chetwode School in New Plymouth.
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Mid-shot group portrait of six unidentified soldiers, WWII. All with bare chests, standing in front of a large tree.
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Group portrait of seven soldiers, WWI. Third from left is Percy Douglas. Seated and standing at military camp in front of tents.
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Studio portrait of the directors of the Warea Dairy Company, 1931.
Back row (left to right): T.C. Bredin, G.E. Julian, F.H. Fowler (Manager)
Front row (left to right): Frank G Sole, C.B. Webster (Secretary), C. Wells (Chairman), C.S. Muir
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Framed photograph entitled "Maori Belles". Two unidentified females standing in the background and two unidentified females seated in the foreground. Each is dressed differently and all hold a traditional Maori weapon. Punga trees feature in the background.
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Black and white photographic print of eight men - five standing and three seated. Caption reads: "Inglewood Borough Council 1925-27". Persons named.
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Large photograph of soldiers lined up at Parihaka. Aerial view. Houses/huts and fences can be seen in the background. The photograph has been adhered to black card.
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Photograph of a group of soldiers, likely the Armed Constabulary, standing/sitting in front of a tent. The men are dressed in military uniform. Some of the men are sitting on wooden chairs while the others are standing behind them. There are two men sitting on the ground in the front row. The soldiers are unidentified. The photograph has been adhered to a large mat.
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Photograph of the Papataniwha rock featre on the coast in the region of Omata. Paritutu can be seen in the background. There is a group of people standing under the rock formation. The photograph is mounted on card.
Back row (left to right): Florence Veale, Linda Veale, Essy Beale, Percy Veale, Stanley Tingey, Monte Avery, Kathleen Collis.
Front row (left to right): W.F. Gordon, A. Weller, T. Furlong, Maggie Collis, Hanley Collis.
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Photograph of New Zealand Wars veterans standing in two rows on steps. The photograph has been adhered to a card. An identification tag has been adhered to the bottom of the photograph. The men are dressed in suits and all of them are wearing hats.
Back row from left: R. Tingey, S. Stedolph (sec., Wellington), J.K. Revell [Taranaki Volunteers], J.S. Russell, Major Lomax (vice-pres., Wanganui), C. Bonner, W. Forsythe, W.H. Davis, Geo. Tuffin [Wanganui Ranger].
Front row from left: Capt. Preece (N.Z.C.), E.N. Liffeton [likely to be Edward Nolloth Liffiton 1843-1923 of the Wanganui Yeomanry Cavalry], W.J. Griffiths, Lieut. T.D. Cummins [probably Thomas Dick Cummins of the Wanganui Volunteer Cavalry], Geo. Adlum (vice-pres.), T. Hickman (sec. Wanganui branch) [Armed Constabulary], Geo. Davis [probably G.S. Davis, Wanganui Yeomanry Cavalry], J. Farrell [18th Regiment], T. Carey [18th Regiment].
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Photograph of five members of the 43rd Regiment who fought in the New Zealand Wars. Two of the men are dressed in military uniform and three are wearing suits. All five men are wearing war medals. There are curtains in the background and a plant/tree on the right hand side of the image. Photograph has been adhered to a greenish-grey coloured card with cream coloured mount. The last names of the men have been written on verso: Turnbridge, Adlam, Rigley (?), Colonel Ellis, Bugler Mynott.
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Photograph of a group of veterans standing in a line in the middle of the street. All of the men are wearing suits and some of them are wearing war medals. Photograph is mounted on a brown coloured mat.
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Photograph of a large group of men and women seated on a grassy hill. The people are gathered to celebrate an anniversary of the Battle of Waireka (1860). Men and women are wearing formal attire. Photograph is adhered to a green coloured card with brown mat. New Plymouth Mayor Gustave Tisch is seated fourth from left in the front row. He is wearing a light coloured hat and a fern leaf shaped badge on his jacket.
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Photograph of a group of men gathered around a newly planted tree. Veteran Beamish is holding the shovel on the left hand side of the image. The men are commemorating the 50th anniversary of the battle at Turuturu Mokai Redoubt. The photograph is adhered to a brown coloured card.
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Photograph of veterans of the New Zealand Wars at the racecourse in New Plymouth. The men are lined up in three rows on the grounds of the racecorse. There are onlookers and other people gathered in the seats in the background. Most of the men a wearing war medals. Photograph has been adhered to a brown coloured mount.
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Photograph of a group of ladies who were part of the Ladies Committee. The women are dressed in formal attire and are organized into three rows. The photograph has been mounted on cream coloured card with a brown lines around the edge.
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Compilation photograph of a number of photographs of the busts of the Captain and Officers of the HMS Niger.The busts are shaped into a diamond-like shape with flags and other decorations around the edges. The destinations of the ship are also included around the sides of the diamond - China, Australia, New Zealand, Taranaki, Waireka. Photograph has been adhered to a large card.
Men are identified from top to bottom, left to right:
Amphlett, Paymaster
White, Assistant Engineer
Vettch (?), Master
Price, Midshipmen
Blake, 1st Lieutenant
Wells, 3rd Lieutenant
Hyde, Assistant Paymaster
Theobald, Midshipmen
Rock, Chief Engineer
Captain Cracroft
Patrick, Surgeon
Lawrencedon, Assistant Surgeon
Gass__?, Midshipmen
Karslake, Midshipmen
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Photograph of a group of soldiers nicknamed "Jam Tarts" at Parihaka. The soldiers are grouped together with some sitting on a bench in the backrow and others lying casually on the ground in front. Photograph has been adhered to a large, brown card.
Back row (left to right): Harry Honeyfield, Edward Hunt, Harry Newland, Tudor Atkinson.
Front row (left to right): John Skinner, William Thompson, William Jury, Dave Gilmour, A. Thompson, Peter Wilson, O. Deakon.
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Photograph of Edwin Bezar (left) shaking hands with General Sir Charles Mansfiled Clarke, 3rd Baronet, both veterans of the 57th Regiment. Both men are wearing suits and hats. The photograph is unmounted.
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