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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Part one of a two part panormic photograph of a view of Parihaka. The image depicts some of the huts and whares of Parihaka. Te Whiti's whare/the meeting hosue, the first European style building on the grounds, can be seen in the upper left background. Photograph is mounted on paper.
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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, J.S. Russell, Major Lomax (vice-pres., Wanganui), C. Bonner, W. Forsythe, W.H. Davis, Geo. Tuffin.
Front row from left: Capt. Preece (N.Z.C.), E.N. Liffeton, W.J. Griffiths, Lieut. T.D. Cummins, Geo. Adlum (vice-pres.), T. Hickman (sec. Wanganui branch), Geo. Davis, J. Farrell, T. Carey.
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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).
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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 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 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.
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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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Photographic studio portrait of three Turuturu Mokai veterans. One veteran is seated in the middle while the other two veterans stand on the left and right. Both of the standing veterans have a hand on the seated man's shoulders. The three men are wearing suits and their military medals.
From left to right: J. Hickman, George Tuffin (seated), T. Hickman
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Photograph of Marsland Hill Barracks taken from the area around St. Mary's Church. The church can be seen on the left hand side of the image. Marsland Hill and the barracks can be seen in the background. Photograph has been adhered to thick card.
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Photograph of Manaia redoubt with the concrete watchtower that was built in 1912 to replace the wooden structure that was blown over in a storm. Original blockhouses remain on the site of the redoubt and can be seen on either side of the watchtower. The photograph is unmounted.
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Photograph of veterans who participated in the Battle of Waireka (28 March 1860) on the occasion of the 67th anniversary. There are three rows of veterans, each at a different height level. The men in the third row are standing. All of the men are wearing suits and hats while some of them wear war medals. The photograph was published in the 16 April 1927 Taranaki Herald.
Front row (left to right): Messers. Thomas Potter Lister, William Moon, S. Rundle, J. Andrews, J. Ingley, J.H. Henwood, A. Binnie, G.A. Adlam.
Middle row (left to right): Messers. J. Heslop, E.C. Meredith.
Back row (left to right): Messers. W. Orr, H.T. Wood, O.E. Hoby, H. Arden, C. Greenway.
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Photograph of the Wairau Stream at Oakura. W.F. Gordon can be seen kneeling with a dog on the right side of the photograph in the background. The stream runs through the centre of the photograph. The coast, Paritutu, and the Sugar Loaves can be seen in the background. The site is significant because members of the 57th Regiment (Dr. Hope, Lieutenant Tragett, and others) were killed by a Maori ambush on 4 May 1863. Photograph is mounted to card.
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Photograph of the site of the Waireka Battle. The coast is on the right hand side of the photograph. There are white 'x' markings on the photograph which highlight the bullock route from the beach and location on the beach of a small kiln. The photograph is unmounted.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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