Le 21 Decembre 1843, les Missionnaires debarquerent a Balade." ("On December 21, 1843, the Missionaries disembark at Balade.") Reenactment(?) of three missionary fathers arriving to shore in a small boat. Over twenty indigenous men and women greet the missionaries and guide them to shore.; The postcard was issued by the "Missions Maristes de Nouvelle-Caledonie" a Catholic missions agency. The back of the postcard is blank and contains printed information from the publisher: "Sous-Procure des Missions - 6, Rue de Bagneux, Paris-VIe.