Wallis in Tahiti 1767
Tahiti, in the Society Islands, is 'discovered' by Captain Samuel Wallis of the Royal Navy, and after initial hostilities he makes friends with their queen, Oberea.
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Native people of the South Sea Islands, published in 1882
South Sea Islanders, Asians, and Australians: Top row, from left: Australia (Aborigines), Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Papua, Middle row: Fijians, New Zealander (Maori), Tahitian, Samoan, Bottom row: Palau Islanders, Caroline Islanders, Sandwich Islanders, Negrito of the Philippines, Malay. Wood engraving, published in 1882.
Kau Kau Korner, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Signpost at Kau Kau Korner, a drive-in restaurant in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, also known as the Crossroads of the Pacific, showing the distances to various places such as Tokyo, Shanghai, Tahiti, Cape Horn, San Francisco, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles and London. Date: circa 1940
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