Armed Constabulary "Shawl Party", New Plymouth

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Circa 1870
Six members of the Armed Constabulary, New Plymouth. They wear the simplified uniform with shawl-kilt that replaced trousers, which evolved during the years of bush campaigning. This uniform was based on that used by Maori. One of sixteen photographs framed together (A95.506 "Armed Constabulary, New Plymouth").
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