It is 109 years since two French corvettes under the command of Commodore Durmont d'Urville, of the French navy, sailed from Hobart Town on January 2, 1840, in quest of ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 949 words
To be a shrewd author and artist, yet seem to retain for ever the innocence of the happiest of globe-trotters, is the privilege of Robert Gibbings. In his "Over the Reefs" (London: Dent) past-war Polynesia, from Samoa, to Tahiti, is still a garland of island Paradises. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 1,134 words
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