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Postcards from Tahiti

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POSTCARDS FROM TAHITI

(FRENCH POLYNESIA)    

Tahiti has always been known as a land of beauty before the famous French impressionist painter Paul Gauguin painted the Tahitian maidens. Officially known as French Polynesia, the beauty that attracted Gauguin is still evident today. I hope that you enjoy the postcards from Tahiti.

A vintage print of Tahiti.

Tahiti girls    Tahiti girl

Early images of beautiful Tahiti ladies.

Painting of Tahitian ladies by Paul Gauguin.

Siesta Tahiti by Paul Gauguin.

Early Tahiti dancers, Papeete.

A rare QSL card from Ra'ivavae, 1949.

Quinn's Bar.

New Zealand troop ship S.S. Tahiti.

S.S. Tahiti Christmas Card.

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Beautiful Tahiti lady.

Early image of Papeete Post Office, Tahiti.

Tahiti woodblock print.

Tahiti Postcards and Picture Galleries Links

   click here Jane's Tahiti Home Page                            
click here Jane's Oceania Home Page                     
 click here Accommodation and Travel Guide            
                     click here Oceania-The Last Voyage of Captain James Cook     
 
By Jane Resture
 (E-mail: jane@janeresture.com -- Rev. 10th September 2002)