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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] 1886

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P

Scope and Contents

Album of prints measuring approximately 275 x 210 mm. or 210 x 265 mm., generally one to a page and each with a typed caption. The photographs show groups and portraits of people in Ceylon, especially Kandy, and views of the outlying country, including surf boats, fishing canoes, railways, Buddhist temples, Burmese and Buddhist priests, a coffee estate, Singalese devil dancers, and plucking, firing and weighing tea.

Dates

  • 1886

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

60 item(s) (60 images)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

fair condition, some fading and yellowing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London, in November 1996.

Existence and Location of Copies

To view an image from this collection:

Y303P/19 - Tamil Children

http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/bitstream/1810/1123/1/RCSPC-Y303P-019.jpg

To use this image or obtain a copy please refer to our Terms of Use:

http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/rcs_photo_project/gallery1.html

General

This item level description was entered by MJC.

Originator(s)

Unknown

Includes index.
Date
2007-02-28 10:43:30+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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