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Photograph of Lucy Lord, or Takiora, a Maori interpretor and guide for British soldiers during the New Zealand Wars. Lord is wearing a formal European style dress and a hat with a feather in it. She is resting her left hand on a pedestal. The studio background consists of an outdoors scene with stone baulstrade. Lord is angled to the right.
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PHO2003-557

Photograph of the Orongomaihangai Pa on the Kaihihi River. There are trees in the foreground. The pa, large dirt mount, can be seen just past the first row of trees. There are cliffs in the backround and the river is on the right side of the image. The photograph is accompanied by information pertaining to the Maori defeat that took place at the site in October 1860.
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PHO2004-667

View of Pukekakariki, Okato. Site of battle, October 1860. Side of Mt. Taranaki visible in background. View of river and trees/bush in foreground. Rolling hills with some trees on top in background.
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PHO2004-668

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Photographic copy of pencil sketch of Titokowaru at Mangaone kainga, Sunday 22 March 1885. Titokowaru is seated on the ground, he is holding his knees in his arms. In front of him is a plate of bread, a bowl, and a teacup. He has a long beard and is not wearing shoes. The sketch depicts a meeting between Maori and Europeans called by Titokowaru in 1885.
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PHO2005-074

Photograph of a sketch by William Francis Gordon. The sketch depicts a room with tables and the floor covered in loaves of bread. The caption on the side of the table on the left side of the image reads: "Bread for Parihaka Meeting, in Dining Room Opunake Hotel Jan 16 1880." There are photographs on the wall and a lighting fixture can be seen hanging from the ceiling. There is also a door on the left side of the image.
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PHO2008-1811

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Photograph of an original carte-de-visite of the bust of Captain F. Ross who was killed at Turuturumokai in July 1868. Ross's portrait is framed in an oval. He is dressed in a suit and is looking toward the right. The original is part of the W.F. Gordon collection at Te Papa in Wellington.
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PHO2008-1858

Man (possibly W. F. Gordon) photographed at site of Te Arei Sap, Pukerangiora.
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PHO2004-166

Photograph of an original photograph of Captain Francis Joseph Mace of the Taranaki Militia. He was awarded the New Zealand Cross and is wearing it and another medal in this photograph. He is dressed in a suit and is wearing a hat. The photograph has been taken outside and Mace is standing or sitting in front of a building with wood siding. He is looking toward the left. This photograph is part of the W.F. Gordon collection at Te Papa.
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PHO2008-1818

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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PHO2009-063

Photograph of Mr. Lawrence Milmoe of Hāwera on the site of the Turuturu Mokai Redoubt. Milmoe was one of the defenders of the redoubt when it was attacked by Hauhaus on 12 July 1868. Milmoe is pointing, with his umrbrella, to the proposed spot where Captain Frederick Ross was fatally wounded. Milmoe is standing in the middle of a grassy area that is raised above the landscape in the background. The photograph has been adhered to a cream coloured card with a caption underneath.
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PHO2009-094

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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PHO2009-113

Photograph of the plan of Otapawa Pa as it was on 13 January 1866 showing the military operations under General Chute, during the attack on the Hauhau stronghold, Otapawa Pa. The plan marks the paths taken by the the 57th and 14th Regiments as well as the topography of the pa and the area surrounding it including bush, streams, and gun placement. Photograph is unmounted.
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PHO2009-127

Photograph of memorial hatchment for the 70th (Surrey) Regiment displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary, painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899. The hatchment features two flags crossing, one the Union Jack, the other the 70th regiment flag with a wreath and box, featuring the Union Jack in the top left corner. At the top, between the flags, "LXX" appears below the British Crown. Painted below, across the flagpoles, is a banner reading "SURREY REGIMENT". The painting is a square shape, rotated 45 degrees. The painting appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame, where the background surface and photographic paper are visible at the edges. The photograph is included on page 47 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0073

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Copy of original carte de visite portrait of Ngāti Porou leader Mokena Kohere. The oval-shaped portrait shows Mokena facing forward, from the chest up. He is wearing a casual patterned shirt which is buttoned down. Mokena's hair is short and curly. The photograph is included on page 48 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0087

Copy of original group portrait of Non Commission Officers and Privates of the 68th Regiment. From left, Colonel Sergeant Hickson, Private Keogh, Private Bedson, Private Wade, Seargent Murray (V.C.). Taken at Portsmouth most likely after the regiment's return from New Zealand. They all appear wearing military uniform, holding rifles. Hickson is facing forward, looking towards his left. Keogh and Bedson are standing in profile, facing each other. Wade is facing forward, looking towards his left. Murray is standing in profile, facing towards his right. The officers and privates are standing in a grassed area, with a path running behind them. There are trees and a military structure in the background. There is a building partially visible on the right. There is also a person partially visible in the background on the left. The photograph is included on page 45 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0068

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Copy of an original carte de visite featuring a vignette portrait (left) and a studio portrait (right) of Colonel Thomas Rawlings Mould of the Royal Engineers. In the first photographed portrait (left), Mould appears from the chest up, looking to his left. Dressed in military unifrom, Mould wears a high collar and tie beneath a high-collared undercoat with buttons. His curly greying hair is styled into a side part, and he dons sideburns and a styled, dark moustache. In the second photographed portrait (right), Mould appears facing forward-right, dressed in military uniform. In his right hand he holds his gloves and hat. To his side, on the left of the photograph, stands a table, atop which sits an open book. He appears standing on a patterned studio floor. The photograph is included on page 51 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0102

Copy of original carte de visite portrait of Major Greaves of the 70th (Surrey) Regiment. Dressed in military formal wear, Greaves dons a moustache and full side burns. Holding a cane in his right hand and wearing a hat, Greaves stands on a patterned studio floor, facing slightly to his right. The photograph is included on page 48 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0082

Copy of original full body portrait of Colonel William Henry Kenny, late 73rd Regiment. Colonel Kenny appears standing, facing forward, in a photographic studio. Dressed in military uniform, Kenny appears holding his hat in his right hand and his sword in his left hand. The photograph is included on page 45 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0069

Copy of an original carte de visite vignette portrait of Midshipman Thomas A. Watkins of the H.M.S. Curacoa. Watkins is seated slightly to his right, looking forward. Dressed in formal naval attire, Watkins appears from the mid-torso up in a double-breasted jacket, waistcoat and tie. His hair is styled into a side part. The chair he is seated in is slightly visible in the bottom-right section of the photograph. The photograph is included on page 50 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0098

Copy of original carte de visite portrait of Lieutenant Young of the 70th (Surrey) Regiment. Dressed in formal wear, Young wears a patterned tie, checkered trousers and a matching jacket and waistcoat. Sporting a moustache and a mid-part hairstyle, Young holds an umbrella (down) at his left side and leans on a pedestal to his right. His hat sits atop the pedestal, and behind hangs a curtain. Looking to his left, Young is standing on a woven mat. The photograph is included on page 48 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0083

Copy of an original carte de visite portrait of Captain Francis Joseph Mace of the Taranaki Military, recipient of the New Zealand Cross. Seated outside a building, Mace appears from the waist up, facing toward his right. Dressed in formal attire, Mace wears a bowlder hat, suit and tie, and two medals on his left breast, the right of which is the New Zealand Cross. He has a full, greying beard, and a darker toned moustache. The photograph is included on page 55 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0133

Copy of original studio carte de visite portrait of Captain Wright of the 70th (Surrey) Regiment. Wright sits in a chair, facing to his left, dressed in civilian attire. His hair is parted to the side, he dons a moustache and appears resting his hands on his upper lap. To his left side lies a dog, and in the background hangs floral fabric, seen at the left side of the photograph, appearing blurred along the edge. The photograph is included on page 47 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0075

Copy of original studio portrait of Lieutenant Henry Bally of the 70th (Surrey) Regiment. Dressed in military uniform, with a sash and chain, Bally dons a large moustache and his hair is parted in the middle. In his left hand he holds a cane and in his right a hat with "70" on the front. Bally stands on a patterned studio floor leaning against a wooden banister rail behind him, with his right leg crossed over his left. On the right of the photograph hangs a curtain and on the left stands a pedestal with a book on top. The photograph is included on page 48 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0081

Copy of an original carte de visite portrait of Assistant Commissary General Luke Richard Castray. Facing forward, Castray appears standing wearing formal attire, with a pin chain on his jacket, a striped belt, and a small light-toned patch on his left breast. His left hand holds a sword at his side, and his right hand leans on a pedestal, atop which sit his hat and an elaborate vase. His hair is styled in a side part and he sports large, shoulder-length side burns and a bushy moustache. Behind Castray, on the right of the photograph, sits a wooden, cushioned chair. A curtain is draped behind the chair and a skirting board appears on the studio background wall.The photograph is included on page 51 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0108

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Copy of original carte de visite portrait of a woman identified as 'Puhiwahine', wife of Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitaake, mother of Pehi, grandmother of Te Rako. It is likely the description name reflects this woman's status as puhi, a woman of prestige within her iwi. Gordan thereby identifies the woman in this portrait as Te Kautu-ki-te-rangi who was Te Rangitaake's first wife, the mother of Eruera Kingi Te Pehi, who had a son Eruera Reretawangawanga Te Rako.

In the portrait, Te Kautu-ki-te-rangi is seated, appearing from the waist up, facing toward her right and looking down. Her chair is slightly visible on the right side of the photograph. She wears her hair out at shoulder length with a fringe. She is also wearing a kaitaka, adorned with feathers on her left shoulder, and a lace with three pounamu around her neck. The photograph is included on page 48 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2017-0088
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