Skeen and Co, fl 1860-1920
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
147 x 105 mm. General view of the tea estate bungalow, with the hills of the Knuckles beyond.
This collection is mostly of albumen prints of photographs taken in Burma [Myanmar] in the later nineteenth century. Many are captioned and the captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many photographs have been identified as the work of Felix Beato. All of these photographs belonged to Rodway Swinhoe, who may have bought them after the closure of Beato's emporium in Mandalay c1906.
274 x 208 mm. View from the water’s edge looking across the harbour, with small boats and lighters moored in the foreground and larger craft beyond. The view appears to have been taken from beside the passenger jetty just north of the Grand Oriental Hotel.
98 x 144 mm. View looking towards the falls, with a bridge crossing the river in the background.
87 x 109 mm. Print composed of a montage of nine portraits of figures eminent in the history of Ceylon. The men represented here are: Sir R. Wilmot Horton, General Fraser, Sir Henry Ward, Sir Charles MacCarthy, Sir Edward Barnes, Sir Hercules Robinson, William F. Faviell, Major Skinner and G.L. Molesworth.
141 x 109 mm. View from a hillside looking down onto the bridge, with loaded bullock carts on the road on the further side.
155 x 114 mm. General view of the falls.
274 x 209 mm. View from the upper storey of an unidentified house, looking across a garden to a jetty and the harbour beyond. The photograph appears to have been taken from a point N.E. of the Naval Yard looking towards it and the Ostenberg Ridge, with Little Sober Island in the right middle ground.
157 x 115 mm General view looking out over the hills of the Knuckles district, with the road and the Goomera Rock in the foreground.
144 x 94 mm. View looking through the trees towards the cascades, with a European figure posed in the foreground.