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POSTCARDS FROM OCEANIA

The postcards on this Web site are both historical and modern and
 provide a short glimpse of the magic of the islands and the people of Oceania.

Welcome to Oceania!

           

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A postcard from French Polynesia.

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A view of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, c.1895.

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Fijian dancer and singer.

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Early street scene, Tahiti.

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The ruins of Nan Madol, Pohnpei,
Federated States of Micronesia.

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 Postcard from Samoa.

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Movie poster, Tahiti.

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An engraving depicting the arrival of
Captain Cook in the Marquesas Islands.

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Moorea, Tahiti.

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An early engraving at the time of arrival of Captain James Cook in Tahiti.

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Early engraving of Oceania.

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Fiji postcard.

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Rope making: Fiji.

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Fiji wood engraving, Bay of Manevai Island, Vanikoro.

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Elvis Presley Coin, Republic of the Marshall Islands.

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Drum, Papua New Guinea.

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Papua New Guinea, a suspension hook used to
suspend food away from animals and from the evil spirits.

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Ghost figure, Papua New Guinea.

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Rotuma Island Stamps.

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Early postcard of a bridge, Papeete, Tahiti.

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Vanuatu Coin, 1992.

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Tahiti street scene, 1910.

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Dugong stamps, Vanuatu.

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A woven mask from the Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea.

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Yap house, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

Oceania Postcards and Picture Galleries

 

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(E-mail: jane@janeresture.com -- Rev. 12th July 2009)