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View of the Waireka battlefield on the occasion of a picnic celebrating an anniversary of the battle. In the foreground Antonio Rodriguez de Sardinha (holder of a New Zealand Cross) is seated on the ground. In the background crowds of people are gathered into groups and children are seated on the ground. The pink marking in the background left indicates the site of the Maori pa and the other white markings on the right toward the wooded gully represent the paths the Maori took after being driven out of the pa by Captain Cracroft and his men. The photograph has been retouched and it is adhered to card.
Accession No
PHO2009-039

Portrait of Sir Harry Albert Atkinson as a younger man (arrived New Plymouth aboard "Sir Edward Paget", 16 August 1853). Pictured seated in a chair. Print cut into an oval shape.
Accession No
PHO2007-146

A collection of three copy photographs of a sketch of the scene of the Whitley massacre, February 13 1868. Image shows the fortifications at Pukearuhe. Image has been hand coloured and retouched adding objects like the ships in the sea and palm trees. Photograph is adhered on card.
Accession No
PHO2005-237

Name/Title
Part two of two part panorama photograph of Parihaka. View of the huts/whares and other buildings. Series of fences/palisading in the foreground. Image is mounted on paper.
Accession No
A64.076

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-089

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
PHO2009-092

A McAllister's Studio photograph of a painting of Bell Block Stockade 1850 by W.Diamond, after Captain Arden. Image depicts the Bell Block Stockade with Mount Taranaki in the background. The photograph is mounted and framed on a decorative mat.
Accession No
PHO2009-116

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].
Accession No
PHO2009-042

Photograph of a group of early settlers and veterans of the New Zealand Wars. Six men and one woman are seated on a grassy hill. The woman is representing her husband who was ill when the photograph was taken. William Pearn is on the far left hand side of the photograph, next to the "x". The photograph has been mounted on a piece of card. Photograph likely taken on the annivesary of the Battle of Waireka (1860).
Accession No
PHO2009-043

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-050

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-051

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-052

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-053

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-055

Photograph of a man (possibly William F. Gordon) standing on the site of Kaipopo Pa, Waireka, where William Odgers, Coxswain of the HMS Niger, gained the first Victoria Cross in New Zealand on March 20 1860. The man is standing on the left hand side of the image. Paritutu can be seen in the background on the right hand side of the image. The photograph is adhered to a green coloured card.
Accession No
PHO2009-063

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-064

Name/Title
Photograph of the retired Captain Henry. Henry is seated in a wooden chair with his legs crosed. His top hat, gloves, and left arm rest on a wooden table. His right arm is on his thigh. He is dressed in very formal attire. There is a potted plant on the ground on the left hand side of the image. Photograph is mounted on green coloured card and framed by a white mat.
Accession No
PHO2009-071

Photographic portrait of the bust of Colour Sergeant Arthur Ladd of the 18th Regiment. Ladd is wearing a war medal. He is looking toward the right hand side of the photograph. The photograph has been mounted on card.
Accession No
PHO2009-075

Name/Title
Photographic portrait of General J.H. Rocke of the 18th Regiment. Rocke is dressed in a suit and is looking toward the left hand side of the photograph. The image is adhered to card and is matted.
Accession No
PHO2009-079

Photographic print of an original carte-de-visite of Lieutenant Edward Brutton of the 57th Regiment. Brutton stands with his right arm resting on a pedestal on which also rests a vase and Brutton's hat. He holds a cane/stick in his left hand. Brutton is dressed in formal military uniform. The photograph has been adhered to a small card.
Accession No
PHO2009-080

Photograph of Lieutenant Barker's storage trunk. "Lt. Barker 50th Regt" is written on the front of the trunk. The photograph has been adhered to a brown coloured mount with white matting.
Accession No
PHO2009-081

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
Accession No
PHO2009-084

Landscape photograph of the rifle pits at Ahuahu where Captain Lloyd of the 57th Regiment and others were killed in a fight with Hauhaus on 6 April 1864. W.F. Gordon stands on the right hand side of the photograph overlooking the scene. There is a road on the left hand side of the photograph. The photograph has been adhered to card.
Accession No
PHO2009-085

Photograph of a sketch of Waihi Redoubt. While 1859 is written on the sketch the actual date is likely to be 1869, as the redoubt was initially built in 1866 and was abandoned in 1868 then rebuilt in 1869. The image depicts the various buildings inside the redoubt including the look out tower and the buildings with loopholes. Photograph is adhered to textured card.
Accession No
PHO2009-086

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-088
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