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Rua Kenana and four of his wives, Opotiki, ca 1908

Reference Number: 1/2-110405-F

Tuhoe prophet Rua Kenana Hepetipa, and four of his wives at Opotiki, circa 1908. Back: Te Akakura, Waereti, Kiha. Front: Te Aue, Rua. The women wear greenstone brooches set in gold. Rua wears a felt hat, jacket, and bottoned jodhpurs. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, related to Rua Kenana Hepetipa, Te Akakura Ru, Te Aue, Kiha, Waereti Irohia, Opotiki, Wives, Maori - Prophets, Kenana Hepetipa, Rua, 1869-1937 - Family, Women, Maori, Men, Maori and Maori - Clothing.

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Rua Kenana and four of his wives, Opotiki, Reference Number 1/2-110405-F (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Kenana, Rua(PFP-026591)

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