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A post card depicting a female figure in the guise of a butterfly, c.1920s-1930s. On the four wings are photographic scenes from New Plymouth depicting: "Old Man's Home" (possibly Barrett Street), "In the Recreation Grounds" (Pukekura Park), "Primitive Methodist Church", and "Central School". This card has been used, evidenced by both the stamp and handwritten message on the reverse.
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PHO2005-185

Postcard depicting the Methodist church in Inglewood. The church is situated behind a large hedge which obscures the lower portion of the church building. The postcard was sent to a Mrs A. J. Walker in Ponsonby, Auckland.
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PHO2011-0498

Photo postcard of a group of wounded soldiers with two nurses posing between two buildings. Ruthven McLauren Monteath is pictured in the second row, second in from the left. He was convalescing in Slingshot and Homechurch Convalescent Home, England after being wounded in France during WWI. Postcard was written by Monteath and dated 8/12/1918.
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PHO2007-263

Photographic postcard showing the chalk kiwi, also known as the Bulford Kiwi, on Beacon hill above Sling Camp on the Salisbury Plain in England. The kiwi was completed in June 1919 in commemmoration of the New Zealand troops that occupied the camp from June 1916. The postcard depicts four army buildings in the midground with the kiwi visible on the hill that rises behind the camp.
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PHO2007-266

Photo postcard of girls playing tennis on a grass court outside Chetwode School, New Plymouth. The school is partially obscured by large trees in the background. All of the girls wear dresses or long skirts. Two older women, possibly teachers, are standing in the middleground.
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PHO2009-030

A photo postcard of the beach where the mouth of the Te Henui River reaches the sea, New Plymouth. Numerous people are pictured on the beach or in the waves. The Sugar Loaf Islands are also visible.
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PHO2011-0549

Photo postcard of Fitzroy Beach in New Plymouth. On the right of the image several tennis courts are visible just behind the sand dunes. In the middleground swimmers can be seen in the water. Paritutu, the port and the Sugar Loaf Islands are visible in the background.
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PHO2008-176

A real photo postcard of Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. View shows the band rotunda and the teahouse.
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PHO2008-1846

A real photo postcard of Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. View shows a man in a row boat on the main lake. The teahouse is visible in the background.
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PHO2008-1847

A real photo postcard of Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. View shows a man in a row boat on the main lake. A swan is following the boat.
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PHO2008-1848

Photographic postcard of an original studio portrait of Colonel William Temple, Victoria Cross winner. Temple is dressed in military uniform and is wearing his Victoria Cross. His left hand and hat are resting on the side table. He holds his gloves in his right hand.
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PHO2009-060

Photographic postcard of the bust of Assistant-Surgeon William George Nicholas Manley, winner of the Victoria Cross. Manley is dressed in military uniform and is wearing his military medals.
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PHO2009-069

Photographic postcard of Governor General Elect Viscount John Rushworth Jellicoe (left) and Sergeant-Major Edwin Bezar (right) shaking hands during the ceremonies held to mark the arrival of Jellicoe in Wellington on 27 September 1920. Jellicoe is dressed in formal military attire. Bezar is dressed in a suit and is wearing his war medals.
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PHO2009-070

Photographic postcard of General Sir Fiennes Middleton Colville of the 43rd Regiment. Portrait shows Colville seated with his left hand resting in his lap (he lost his right arm in a battle near Warea in 1865). His hat rests on a small table to his right and his sword is leaning on his left leg.
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PHO2009-074

Photographic postcard of the wooden Armed Constabulary watchtower in Manaia. The watchtower was built in 1880 in conjunction with the Manaia Redoubt that was built on an old pa site, Te Takahe. Built during peacetime, the watchtower and redoubt were built to deal with the growing concern over Maori passive resistence leader, Te Whiti and his followers. The wooden watchtower, which was 35 feet high, was blown down in a storm and replaced in 1912 with a concrete tower that stands today amidst an 18 hole golf course. Two of the original blockhouses from the redoubt remain on the same site.
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PHO2009-099

Photographic postcard of Frank Mace (left) and others on the beach at Oakura near the Ahuahu stream. Mace is supposedly pointing to the site where a group of soldiers from the Taranaki Military Settlers and 57th Regiment were ambushed and killed by a force of Maori Hauhaus in April 1864. Mace, with some of his Taranaki Mounted Rifles, was the first to discover the dead and wounded soldiers.
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PHO2009-124

View of the Post Office on the corner of Devon and Robe Streets, New Plymouth
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PHO2002-313

Postcard of Queen Elizabeth II, the image copied by Jack Wood for his portrait which hung on the King's Building when Queen Elizabeth II visited New Plymouth in 1953.
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PHO2002-965

Photographic post card of Stratford. Published by the Auckland based 'Frank Duncan & Co. Number '1912' represents a serial number. Mount Egmont / Taranaki is visible in the background and is reflected in Victoria Park lake. Buildings include (from left): Trocadero Private Hotel and Restaurant, Methodist Church buildings (Primitive Methodist Church relocated from Broadway to Regan Street, early 1910s)
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PHO2005-147

A greeting post-card with the text "from New Plymouth" [in silver glitter] and "Many Happy Days". Card is metallic silver with a floral design. Writing on reverse, however no evidence of having been posted.
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PHO2005-206

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A post card with the inscription "A / JOLLY XMAS / [FROM?] / ONE MT / OKATO". Inscription is in blue and gold glitter. There is a floral design embossed on the card in pink and green paint, decorated with gold glitter.
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PHO2005-227

A post card with the inscription "New Year Wishes / from / Whakamara". The inscription is in gold glitter and there is a purple floral design embossed on the card.
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PHO2005-228

A post card with the inscription "FOR / AULD LANG / SYNE / FROM / ALL / AT / PURANGI." Inscription is embossed in silver and red glitter. There is a purple and green floral design also embossed on the card. On the reverse is a handwritten message.
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PHO2005-229

F.G.Radcliffe real photographic post card of the entrance to the New Plymouth Hospital Gardens (series number 3767).
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PHO2005-236

F G Radcliffe real photographic post card of Pukekura Park, series number 3770. Depicts row boat on main lake with Poet's Bridge in background.
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PHO2006-015
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