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Old postacrd from Tahiti

Picture Postcards {format} 4:04 Jake Warga

Before the airplane, trips abroad were big undertakings, and if you went overseas you’d want evidence that you were really there. So you sent a postcard. These little souvenirs are visual depictions of the history Colonialism.

Broadcast: May 21 2005 on PRI/WNYC Studio 360 Subjects: Art, Travel, Historical