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Peradeniya. Giant bamboos, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/90A

Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Part of a clump of giant bamboos in the Government Gardens at Peredeniya showing both sides of the river - on opposite shore are the experiments grounds(Fisher). [The first Botanic Gardens in Ceylon were established at Slave Island and later moved to Kalutara. They were transferred to their present location in 1813. The photograph shows the giant bamboos on the banks of the Mahawelia Ganga, introduced into the gardens in 1858].


  • Creation: 1907


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Related Materials

Supplementary notes by Fisher.



Finding aid date

2002-08-13 10:01:48+00:00

Includes index.

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