About this object
The portrait is of Raukawa Putiputi Rikirangi, Te Kooti's granddaughter on the left. The woman on the right has not been identified. Raukawa (known as Putiputi) had enrolled at Hukarere Girls College, recorded in 1902 at 12 years old. There is also an original photograph of her brother Rangi Rikirangi in the archives, dated 1906.
Photographer, Mrs Cobb, Napier and Hastings.
Date, unknown. The photograph may have been taken between 1890 - 1910.
Harriet Sophia Cobb; 1845; 18 Dec 1929
Black and white photograph on a card mount.
Photograph: Height x Width: 54 x 90mm
Mount: Height x Width: 68 x 106mm
Girl on left is it 1. Raukawa Putiputi Rikirangi granddaughter of Te Kooti., Inscription, Handwritten
Received from Te Kooti's son at Te Arai, Inscription, Handwritten
Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki; 1814; 17 Apr 1893
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2479
gifted by Daisy and Gladys Hill
m58/50 h, 2479, 85731