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Colombo, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/113

Scope and Contents

272x213mm. View looking south-west across the harbour towards the Fort area from Mutwal, with a coconut plantation in the foreground and shipping at anchor in the bay. Prominent on the further side of the harbour are the Customs House (the pedimented building to the right of centre), Queen's House (behind and to the left of the Customs House), and the lighthouse and clock tower in Chatham Street.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Date information

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W L H Skeen and Co

Finding aid date

2011-01-18 09:20:18+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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