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Volume I : Outward journey and Ceylon October-December 1907, 1907-10 - 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1

Scope and Contents

The album now contains prints numbered in the range 1-167 (originally there were 147).
Added numbers are: 60A, 60B, 90A and 99A; spoiled: 37-39, 56, 57, 61, 63, 80, 119, 123, 160, 165; not used 41, 44, 49, 52, 60, 75, 84, 95, 140, 141, 142, 151; missing: 43, 48, 99, 153. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 99A, 166-167 follow 69 and 136 follows 74.
Subjects covered in this album are:
Port Said;
Cape Gardafui;
Ceylon including:
Colombo (the harbour, transport, traders, street scenes); Maho, Anuradhapura; Kurengala; Peradineya and Kandy; Telawakele, Nuwara Eliya and Don Pedro; Hakgall and Patna country; Aviswella; Kuraita (elephants); Adams Peak; Gemming pits, Ratnapura; Malwilla ferry; village and river scenes; Medapola Plumbago Mine; Galle.


  • Creation: 1907-10 - 1907-12


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1 album(s) (133 images in 1 boxed album)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

This album is available on microfiche: General Collections, fiche numbers 82-83.


PJ. The number of photographs now present in the albums doesn't tally with that stated in the typescript catalogue. Numbers actually in this catalogue have been recorded. The other numbers in the typescript catalogue have been recorded as they are.


Fisher, Alfred Hugh, 1867-1945

Finding aid date

2002-08-08 09:10:20+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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