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Photograph of memorial hatchment for the Royal Irish (18th) Regiment. The hatchment is part of a series painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899, displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary. It has a harp in the centre surrounded by the words "The Royal Irish Regiment." There are eight banners containing the names of places the regiment has served and a large banner with "Virtutis Namurcensis Praemium" which translates as "Reward for Valour at Namur" referring to service in Belgium under King William III. The regiment formed in 1684 and became the Royal Regiment of Ireland in 1695. It served in the Waikato and Taranaki campaigns of the New Zealand Wars and was the last regiment to leave New Zealand in February 1870. The painting is square shaped, rotated 45 degrees and appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame. The photograph is included on page 29 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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PHO2014-0063

Photograph of memorial hatchment for the 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot. The hatchment is part of a series painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899, displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary. It contains the number "40" below a crown at the top and "2nd Somersetshire" in a banner along the bottom. There are two flags in the centre, one with the Union Jack and the other with a list of service around a central laurel and crown. The painting is square shaped, rotated 45 degrees and appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame. The photograph is included on page 30 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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PHO2014-0076

Photograph of memorial hatchment for the 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot. The 14th Regiment arrived in New Zealand from Cork, Ireland, in 1860, and remained until 1867. The regiment was present at the siege of Te Arei, and served thereafter in Taranaki. In 1863 it was transferred to the Waikato and took part in the actions at Koheroa and Rangiriri. Detachments fought at Gate pā. The regiment was later stationed at Napier and Whanganui, and formed part of Chute's force in his Whanganui campaign. The hatchment is part of a series painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899, displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary. It consists of a Queen's colour or flag with the Union Jack and a central crown, and the Regiment's colour with a Union Jack in the top left corner, "The Prince of Wales's Own" around a central motif with the Prince's crown, and the names of stationed locations. The hatchment also has "Prince of Wales' Own" circled around "XIV" in the centre of the flags with "Buckinghamshire" on a banner below and a white horse with the words "Nec Aspera Terrent" on a banner at the bottom. The painting is square shaped, rotated 45 degrees and appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame. The photograph is included on page 24 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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PHO2014-0010

Copy photograph of painted hatchment of the 43rd Regiment. The hatchment is diamond-shaped. Across the bottom are three banners with "Monmouthshire," "Infantry" and "Light" written in them. There are two flags crossed in the centre with a bugle and crown above. Around the edges are the names of locations where the 43rd Regiment has served. The photograph is included on page 32 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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PHO2014-0086

Photograph of memorial hatchment for the Taranaki Militia and Volunteers who participated in the 1860 war in Waireka. The hatchment is part of a series painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899, displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary. The hatchment features two flags crossing, one belonging to the Taranaki Militia, the other the Taranaki Volunteers. At the top, between the flags, there is an image of the British Crown. Painted below, across the flagpoles, is a banner reading "Taranaki Militia and Volunteers" followed by another reading "Waireka" beneath the falgpoles. The painting is a square shape, rotated 45 degrees and appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame. 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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PHO2017-0134

Photograph of a painted memorial hatchment for the H.M.S. Niger displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary.The hatchment features the Crown at the top with a ribbon below reading "WAIREKA". The ribbon is painted between two flags crossing. The left flag depicts the Union Jack, the right is the White Ensign flag, also known as St George's Ensign, which is associated with the British Royal Navy. Painted in front of the flags is a round emblem depicting Captain Cracroft's crest and motto. It pictures a stalk holding an axe with it's right foot, standing atop a rope. The emblem motto reads "NE CEDE MALIS" at the top, and "HIC NIGER EST" at the bottom. Another ribbon painted beneath the emblem reads "HMS NIGER" and "1860". The painting appears mounted on a light-toned surface, in a dark-toned frame, where the background mount is visible at the edges. 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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PHO2017-0101

Photograph of memorial hatchment for the 12th (East Suffolk) Regiment. The hatchment is part of a series painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899, displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary. The hatchment features two flags crossing, one of the Union Jack featuring the Crown and "XII", the other the 12th regimental flag. At the top, between the flags, there is an image of the British Crown and the numerals "XII". Painted below, across the flagpoles, is a banner reading "EAST SUFFOLK". An image of a medallion featuring the Suffolk insignia covers where the flagpoles cross. At the bottom appears an image of a rose bouquet. The painting is square shaped, rotated 45 degrees and appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame. The photograph is included on page 57 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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PHO2018-0003

Photograph of memorial hatchment for the Royal Artillery. The hatchment is part of a series painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899, displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary. The hatchment features the British Crown coat of arms crest between the initials "R" and "A", located on the left and right respective sides of the photograph. Under the crest is a ribbon painted with inscription, "QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT". This regimental motto or "sacred duty" translates to mean "everywhere that right and glory lead". The painting is a square shape, rotated 45 degrees and appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame. The photograph is included on page 58 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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PHO2018-0009

A copy of part of the XIIth (Suffolk) Regiments Colours. (Two pictures in one frame).
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A66.703

View of the memorial erected in memory of the Imperial and Colonial forces that fell in action or died in the Maori Wars. WF Gordon (Hon Secretary), W Parkinson (Contractor) and E Dockrill (Hon Treasurer) pictured standing to the left side of the memorial. The inscription is written in WF Gordon's' handwriting.
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PHO2009-218

Photograph of memorial hatchment for the the 58th Regiment. The hatchment is part of a series painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899, displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary. It features The British Crown, underneath which appears the number '58'. Two flags cross in the middle of the painting, the Union Jack on the left and the 58th regimental flag on the right. Between the flags is a painted medallion depicting the regiment's insignia. A ribbon features across and wrapped around the flagpoles, reading "RUTLANDSHIRE REGT." Directly below, at the bottom of the hatchment is an image of a sphinx, in profile facing left. The painting is square shaped, rotated 45 degrees and appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame. The photograph is included on page 43 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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PHO2016-0079

Copy photograph of a sketch of the Puketakauere Stockade. The sketch shows the stockade on top of a hill in the distance. Some vegetation pictured in the foreground.
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PHO2009-337

Reproduction of a full length portrait photograph of Edward F. Hemingway in full military dress. He poses in front of a studio backdrop. In one hand he holds his helmet and in the other he grasps the handle of the sword attached to his belt. He wears three medals pinned to his chest. He is looking away from the camera.
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PHO2008-436

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Photograph of a parade through central New Plymouth, Devon Street. There is a couple sitting in a cart pulled by a horse in the foreground - the woman holds a parasol. In the centre of the photograph is a large troop of soldiers on horses, possibly cavalry. There are onlookers watching and walking along side the horses. People are gathered on the streets. Buildings can be seen too. The parade might be celebrating the return or leaving of the Boer War/South African War contingent.
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PHO2008-1768

Hand tinted photograph of Lieutenant-Colonel H.J. Warre and an unidentified soldier in Crimea. Both men are dressed in mililtary uniform, the one on the left is wearing a jacket over his uniform. The man on the left is seated in the doorway of the tent - his rifle rests on his lap. The man on the right is seated on the side of a small hill - he is leaning on his left elbow. There is a horse behind the seated soldier. There is also a man standing to the right of the horse. There are two tents in the photograph.
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PHO2008-1829

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Copy of an original photograph of a New Zealand Cross medallion. The medal has a ribbon at the top, which has been hand coloured pink. The triangle-shaped suspension ring is attached to a bottom bar. The medal is cross shaped, and on its obverse decorated with a wreath and four stars. The top of the cross is an emblem of the British Crown. The medal is placed on a raised mount. 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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PHO2017-0135

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

Copy of an original photograph of a Victoria Cross medallion. The medal has a ribbon at the top, which has been hand coloured pink. The triangle-shaped suspension ring is attached to a bottom bar. The medal is cross shaped, and on its obverse decorated with a Lion wearing a crown on top of the Crown symbol, with a U-shaped sash that reads 'FOR VALOUR'. The medal has been hand coloured a light purple and the background hand coloured green. The photograph is included on page 49 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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PHO2017-0092

Photograph of memorial hatchment for the Royal Engineers. The hatchment is part of a series painted by Reverend Philip Walsh in 1899, displayed in the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St. Mary. The hatchment features the British royal coat of arms and motto. Below the crest appears a ribbon reading "UBIQUE", the acronym "RE",followed by a painted ribbon reading, "QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT". Each of these commemorate the Royal Artillery, specifically the Royal Engineers. The painting is an almost square shape, rotated 45 degrees and appears mounted on a light surface, in a dark-toned frame. The photograph is included on page 56 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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PHO2017-0140

Copy photograph of the 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment hatchment. The photograph is included on page 38 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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PHO2015-0154

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major General Sir George Stoddart Whitmore. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Whitmore dressed in a suit and wearing several medals. The photograph is included on page 2 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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PHO2011-2286

Copy photograph of a carte-de-visite portrait of Dr Isaac Earl Featherston, winner of the New Zealand Cross. He is seated and is wearing a suit. One hand is tucked into his jacket pocket. The photograph is included on page 1 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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PHO2011-2277

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major General Sir George Stoddart Whitmore. He is leaning against a studio prop and is wearing full military uniform. He holds a sword in one hand. The photograph is included on page 1 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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PHO2011-2278

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Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Sir Donald McLean. He is seated in profile and is wearing a suit. A curtain and a table with a large vase are visible on the left of the image. The photograph is included on page 1 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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PHO2011-2279

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of the Honorable Thomas Russell. He is wearing a suit with a large bow tie. The photograph is included on page 1 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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PHO2011-2280
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