Port Said, coalmen hauling a rope from the ship, 1907
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:
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.
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Language of Materials
Finding aid date
- From the File: Fisher, Alfred Hugh, 1867 -1945 (artist and photographer) (Person)