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Polonaruwa, interior of Ceylon, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/31

Scope and Contents

271 x 217 mm. View from the north east looking along the north facade of the north temple at Polonnaruwa, the wall richly decorated with carved pillars and sculptures. The view shows the building before any large scale restoration had been effected. The temple was also known as the Demala Maha Saya. For plans, elevations and further photographs, see (ed) A.M. Hocart, 'Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of Ceylon' (Colombo, 1926) Vol. 2. Photographer unknown, probably Scowen & Co.


  • Creation: 1870 - 1900

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2011-01-26 11:50:30+00:00

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