The images of Melanesia are both diverse and fascinating and provide

 an indication of the geography, culture and history of the countries of Melanesia.


Early Fijian Postcard




Loading Sugar Cane, Fiji











Historical and Cultural Image available on request only

Early Fijian Postcard


Kina Shell Necklace - Papua New Guinea.

Kina Shell is still used as currency throughout Papua New Guinea.

Traded from the coast into the highlands, Kina shells are used for

bride price, blood feud paybacks, wealth displays and exchange festivals.

Papua New Guinea's paper money is named after the Kina.


Melanesia Postcards and Picture Galleries


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Jane Resture
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