The history of Samoa is diverse and complex and the following short collection of early historical Samoan images provide an insight into the historical background of this most fascinating and beautiful Polynesian island nation.
Tutuila Island, Samoa, 1972.
American naval station, Pago Pago.
Samoan King Mataafa (seated).
Luggage Label, Aggie Grey's Hotel.
A traditional Samoan wedding ceremony.
Underwater volcanic activity off the coast of Samoa.
Early images of Pago Pago harbour, Samoa.
Samoan sitting dance to entertain sailors.
Samoan lady, Apia, Samoa.
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