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Planters house, Lankat, 1880 - 1889

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/2

Scope and Contents

278 x 208 mm. A view looking towards a small hill at the top of which stands a thatched bungalow. A lawn and neatly tended garden stand in front of the house, while a party of men is engaged in clearing land in the foreground. With a banana plantation at the right and jungle in the background.

Dates

  • 1880 - 1889

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading at edges.

Bibliography

Information about the life on a plantation is in: Ferguson, A.M. and Ferguson, J. (compilers) (1889). All about tobacco including practical instructions for planting, cultivation and curing of the leaf - .Colombo, Ceylon : [Colombo Observer Office]., p. 201.

General

PJ.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2002-06-04 16:24:32+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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