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The Perahera or Procession of the ‘Tooth’, Kandy, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/62

Scope and Contents

276 x 212 mm. View looking down onto the Perahera procession, with crowds lining the street as the elephant carrying the Tooth relics passes by. A similar view to Y303B/59, although most of the figures in this photograph are blurred through movement.


  • Creation: 1875

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2014-06-19 11:39:43+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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