Postcards from the colonies : are postcards valuable as historical evidence?
Quanchi, Max (2004) Postcards from the colonies : are postcards valuable as historical evidence? Ozhistorybytes, 4.
Despite the huge traffic in SMS messages and emails, postcards still travel around the world in staggering numbers. About a hundred years ago, postcards were extremely popular, even in far-flung places like New Caledonia (a French Pacific territory to the east of Australia). Today, Max Shekleton - a postcard collector and historian - lives in Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia. His friend Max Quanchi, an Australian historian, has worked with him to write a book based on his marvellous collection of old postcards. In this article, Max Quanchi invites you to explore some of Max Shekleton's postcards as historical sources of evidence
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Postcards, History, Photography, Pacific Islands, New Caledonia|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified (190599)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Social Change Research|
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 (Please consult author)|
|Copyright Statement:||The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal’s web page (see hypertext link).|
|Deposited On:||09 Nov 2005|
|Last Modified:||02 Feb 2012 19:40|
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