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Assembly Rooms (Club), Galle Face, Colombo, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/34

Scope and Contents

209 x 151 mm. View, probably taken from the Military Hospital, looking south along the Galle Face, towards the Colombo Club. Formerly the Assembly Rooms, a ‘popular public and Society rendezvous in Colombo’ (Wright, op. cit, p 419), the Colombo Club used its premises from its foundation in 1871. It was also used as a grand stand during the racing season, the track running along the Galle Face north to south between the Club house and the sea.


  • 1875

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2014-06-18 15:02:25+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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