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Scowen and Co (fl. 1876-1899) (photographers)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: fl. 1876-1899

Charles T. Scowen arrived in Ceylon in circa 1873. He was employed as an assistant to R. Edley, Commission Agent, Kandy circa 1874. Scowen opened a photographic studio in Trincomalee Street, Kandy by 1876. The firm had studios at 19 Queen Street, Colombo and Ward Street, Kandy by 1885. Charles T. Scowen was in Europe in 1885 and the firm was being run by C. Scowen. The Colombo studio moved to York Street, Fort, Colombo by 1891. The firm was being run by M. Scowen by 1893. The firm's stock of negatives was probably acquired by 'Colombo Apothecaries Co.' at some time in the 1890s. M. Scowen was recorded as a proprietary planter, Giddawa, Wattegama in 1914-15.

Publications:

Smither, James G. (1894), 'Architectural remains, Anuraadhapura, Ceylon : comprising the Daagabas and certain other ancient ruined structures'. London : Published by Order of the Ceylon Government. [Contains photographs by Scowen].

Sources:

Ferguson's Ceylon Almanacs.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A hackery, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/6
Scope and Contents 145x100mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Buddhist priests, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/60
Scope and Contents 258x212mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Burmese priests, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/59
Scope and Contents 268x210mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Coffee stores and drying ground, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/51
Scope and Contents 277x222mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Estate coolies, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/18
Scope and Contents 143x96mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Giant bamboos, Peradeniya, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/45
Scope and Contents 264x215mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Giant creepers, Peradeniya, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/48
Scope and Contents 283x215mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

India rubber tree, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/40
Scope and Contents 277x210mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Kandian chief, 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/58
Scope and Contents 206x274mm.
Dates: 1866
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

The Dalizai, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/42
Scope and Contents 263x214mm.
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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