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Faviell Collection of Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] Railway views, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A
Scope and Contents

Collection of albumen prints mounted on cards, mostly by Slinn and Co. (viz W.L.H. Skeen and Co.). Two of these photographs (of the Darporee viaduct) relate to Faviell's years in India and the remainder to the construction and opening of the Colombo-Kandy line.

Dates: 1851 - 1867
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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  • Repository: Cambridge University Library X
  • Subject: Asia (continent) X
  • Names: Faviell, William Frederick, 1822 - 1902 (railway engineer) X

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