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Family group of 5.
Standing boy in light suit. Boy seated on knee of seated woman in dark dress. Girl standing wearing a light collared dark blouse. Seated infant in dark jersey and shorts.
Accession No
SW1943.0819

Portrait of Lt. Col. William George Malone of Stratford (killed in action at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli , 8 August 1915). Clothed in leggings, long dress jacket and peaked cap. Also wearing spurs, holds gloves in right hand, and is leaning on cane at the left. Tent in background.
Accession No
A66.414

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".
Accession No
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".
Accession No
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".
Accession No
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".
Accession No
PHO2014-0086

An orange presentation folder of nine letterpress prints of sketches made by Sapper Horace Moore-Jones N.Z.E. at Anzac Cove, 1915. The prints are unframed and mounted on card with printed captions underneath. This folder of prints come from a print run by Mr W.J.Bryce of Moore-Jones' sketches made in circa February 1917. The prints are captioned with the following titles and descriptions:
"ANZAC COVE / The Historic Landing Place of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, April 25th, 1915."
"TURK ENTRENCHED POSITIONS / Sketch looking North-East, descriptive of the country immediately in front of our Firing Lines."
"THE SPHINX / One of the many Wings of Sairi Bair, honeycombed with dug-outs. A Rest Camp, called by the New Zealand Boys / Wellington Street."
"LOOKING NORTH OVER SHRAPNEL GULLY / Showing the Inner and Outer Lines, Deadman's Ridge, etc., and further North the Trenches on the Sairi Bair Range. / Sketched from Indian Mountain Battery."
"OUTPOSTS Nos. 1, 2, AND 3 / Showing the Trenches winding through the country by which communication was maintained between Walker's Ridge, The Outposts, and Suvla, via Fisherman's Hut."
"THE TERRIBLE COUNTRY TOWARDS SUVLA / Sketched looking North and down from the Heights of Walker's Ridge and Russell's Top, showing the Suvla Bay Landing / Places - B & C Beaches, -Salt Lake, Chocolate Hill, Table Top, and the Village of Biyuk Anafarta, etc."
"THE HISTORIC POSITIONS / Pope's, Quinn's, Courtney's etc. Sketched from the Inner Lines on the Heights above Anzac Cove."
"THE COAST NORTH OF ANZAC COVE / Showing Plugge's Plateau, The Sphinx, Walker's Ridge, and Russell's Top."
"THE AUSTRALIAN POSITIONS. EXTREME RIGHT /
Showing Bolton's Hill and the Turk positions at Gaba Tepe, the Olive Grove and Achi Baba."
Accession No
A97.431

Kenneth Charles [Ken] Morgan (left), Leslie John Cecil Medway [Jack; nickname 'Nuts'] Medway (centre) and Ray Cursons (right) walking in a military training camp, possibly Palmerston North, prior to being posted during WWII. Both Morgan and Medway are shirtless and are wearing trousers with suspenders. Medway's suspenders are hanging off his trousers. Medway is holding an object in one hand. Cursons is also wearing trousers and a shirt. He has an object tucked under his arm. All three men are looking directly at the camera. Military buildings and bell tents are visible in the background. Morgan and Medway were best friends from New Plymouth. In 1943 Medway was posted to Italy with the 22 Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action on 30 July 1944. Five days before he died he wrote a letter to Morgan, which was found amongst his possessions after he died and was returned to his family. The letter was forwarded to Morgan in 2004 by Brian Medway, Jack Medway's brother, 60 years after it was originally written (see ARC2011-265).
Accession No
PHO2011-2489

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.
Accession No
PHO2006-059

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".
Accession No
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".
Accession No
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".
Accession No
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".
Accession No
PHO2018-0009

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.
Accession No
PHO2009-337

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
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.
Accession No
PHO2008-1829

A group of three young women are dressed in sailor-style outfits consisting of light-toned shorts, double breasted jackets with dark-toned trim and sailor hats. Their right hands are raised in salute. From left to right the young women are Elva Clouston, Kathleen Watt and Merla Morris. Kathleen is standing on a raised podium. The women are in costume for the dance "The Fleet's in Port Again" which they performed as part of the Opunake Patriotic Concert. The concert took place on 27 May 1940.
Accession No
PHO2013-0083

Miss Kathleen Watt poses in her dancing costume for the "Dance Cachuka", a ballet solo she performed as part of the Opunake Patriotic Concert on 27 May 1940. Kathleen wears a light-tone blouse, a dark-tone vest, a dark tone mid-length skirt with ribbon detailing. She has a scarf tied in her hair and wears socks and dancing shoes. Kathleen holds up a tambourine in her left hand.
Accession No
PHO2013-0084

Miss Kathleen Watt poses in her dancing costume for "Little Miss Vanity", a ballet solo she performed as part of the 1940 Opunake Patriotic Concert on 27 May 1940. Kathleen is seated on a stool and holds up a small, round mirror with both hands. She wears a short-skirted dress with ruffles around the neck, ruffles on her wrists, a ruffled head-piece and socks and ballet shoes. She is posed in front of a landscape backdrop.
Accession No
PHO2013-0085

Elva Clouston and Merla Morris pose in the costumes they wore for the "Fluffy Ruffles" ballet which was performed as part of the Opunake Partriotic Concert on 27 May 1940. Their costumes consist of full-skirted dresses with large ruffled collars and shiny ribbon detailing. The girls also have ruffles around their wrists and wear pill-box hats. Elva is posed on a set of low stairs and raises her right arm. Merla holds out the edges of her skirt and curtsies.
Accession No
PHO2013-0086

Name/Title
Servicewoman with two other women
Accession No
SW1943.0028

Name/Title
Family photo with mother, Beatrice Mary Brooke and father, Henry George Brooke, seated in the front with their children seated behind them. From left to right, are Eunice Brooke, Serviceman Cyril George Brooke, and Betty Rosina Brooke on the far right.
Accession No
SW1943.0029

Name/Title
Servicewoman with two other women
Accession No
SW1943.0033

Name/Title
Family photo with mother, Beatrice Mary Brooke and father, Henry George Brooke, seated in the front with their children seated behind them. From left to right, are Eunice Brooke, Serviceman Cyril George Brooke, and Betty Rosina Brooke on the far right.
Accession No
SW1943.0030

Name/Title
Serviceman on left wearing hat with YMCA insignia. Servicewoman has eagle insignia on left collar.
Accession No
SW1943.0239
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