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The Padikara Mudaliyar reading from a gold plate his request to unveil the statue

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 28/18

Scope and Contents

From the File:

Contains prints of various sizes, as listed (mounted on card), with descriptions in gold lettering and bound in a red leather volume with the inscription 'Souvenir of the Unveiling of the First Statue of His Majesty the King in the East, at Kalutara South, Ceylon. The Gift of Don Arthur Silva Wijaysinghe Siriwardene, (Sinahalese Chief) The Padikar Mudaliyar, Justice of the Peace, etc., etc. 22nd of July, 1916'. Various printed items have also been inserted.


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Language of Materials





Platé and Co

Finding aid date

2002-07-17 17:09:22+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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