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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

Real photographic post card depicting Hone Wetere Te Rerenga with one of his children and possibly his second wife Te Ata Hoani. Number 3621 in the series. This image has been dated elsewhere as being 1885.
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PHO2005-235

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Les and Emmie Fraser (nee Fuller) with family including five children; Mona Esme, Iris Edith, Walter Leslie, Raymond Grey, Ian Hamilton. The older woman may be Mary Julia Fuller. The family are pictured with a cart being pulled by a horse and containing domesticware.
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PHO2007-013

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

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

Real photographic post card entitled "North Taranaki Schools Greet the New Century". Aerial view of Pukekura Park marking the Taranaki Centennial, 1941. School children are seated on the cricket pitch area of Pukekura Park to spell out the words "Taranaki / Centennial / 1841 - 1941" with an image of the mountain above.
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PHO2005-192

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

A Muir & Moodie real photographic post card of New Plymouth hospital, series number 3866. Depicts nurses' home to the right of the second hospital that was built on this site. Card has a divided back.
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PHO2006-196

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A real photographic postcard (divided back) depicting E.J.King holding the reigns to a saddled horse. Is addressed to Marion McCluggage and depicts a homestead in the background.
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PHO2006-236

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A real photographic post card (matt surface, divided back) of an unidentified man with a horse standing in front of a homestead. Posted to Mrs Bob McCluggage of Pohokura.
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PHO2006-237

A stereoscopic card by Peter A. Eadle depicting six women sewing at the New Plymouth Technical School, New Zealand Graphic Series.
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PHO2006-352

Real photographic post card depicting unidentified ANZAC soldiers in full military uniform, c.1915. Standing on steps of Soldiers Club in front of an American flag. The flag bearer is Trooper Harold George Henman Jordan.
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PHO2006-059

Photographic postcard of a sketch of Ihaia's pa. The image depicts a fully operating pa site. The artist has drawn a group of people sitting around a camp fire in the middle of the image. There are a number of houses/buildings depicted in the image along with the fortifications of the pa. The mouth of the Waitara River can be seen in the background. The Tasmanian Maid is located in the river at the top right corner. The chemist has photographed the sketch and placed it on the front of a postcard.
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PHO2009-012

Photo postcard of the monument on Marsland Hill. The image consists of the memorial and a man dressed in a suit and hat. He is resting his right hand on the fence that surrounds the monument. The man might be W.F. Gordon who was Secretary of the Marsland Hill Soldiers Memorial Committee.
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PHO2008-1696
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