Studio portrait of a two men in military uniform, a woman and a baby. The man standing in military uniform is believed to be Joe Kotua. The man seated in military uniform is believed to be Pehiatea Akuhata (Percy August) Kotua who is thought to have been a fisherman in Nelson before World War One. These two men were brothers. The lady holding a baby is thought to be Sophia Ngahopi Kotua (nee Warena), the wife of Pehiatea Akuhata Kotua. The baby is thought to be "Joey" Ngamamae (Josephine) Kotua.
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Kotua. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 90020
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