Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1242 Collections and/or Records:
Quarter-plate. And bamboo rail.
104 x 143 mm. Three quarter length portrait against a background of foliage, of a Cinghalese woman with a young child balanced on her hip. Photographer unknown, probably Scowen & Co.
211 x 278 mm. Showing two workers harvesting cinnamon from a year old tree.
151 x 106 mm.
These records relate to various associations formed in Australia, India, Ceylon and South Africa by residents of Malaya displaced by the war. They provided information and assistance to evacuees, civilian internees, and prisoners of war.
Rules of the organisations, lists of members, minutes of meetings, memoranda, circulars, indemnity records and related correspondence (343 sheets).
279 x 211 mm. A view looking across newly cleared plantation land, with felled trees marking the lines for planting. In the foreground a group of estate labourers are placing stakes in position under the supervision of a European.
198 x 153 mm. View looking towards the clock tower and light house which stands at the cross roads formed by Queen Street and Chatham Street. The tower was erected in 1857 during the governorship of Sir Henry Ward. Photographer unknown.
279 x 211 mm. Showing belt driven machinery (possibly for polishing the beans) in the interior of a factory.
277 x 209 mm. A view looking along an avenue between two rows of cocoa trees, with piles of pods awaiting collection by the cart in the background, and female workers splitting pods in the foreground.
156 x 77 mm. A joined stereo pair showing a studio photograph of coconut flowers on a table.
143 x 95 mm. Showing barrels of oil awaiting shipment, with a large cask being lifted by a mechanical hoist onto a bullock cart in the foreground.
280 x 211 mm. General view of a coconut plantation.
173 x 2110 mm. General view in a coconut plantation.
143 x 101mm. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
283x215mm. A cropped photographer's stamp in the lower left corner reads 'Niagara Dimbula'. Probably by Scowen and Co.
278 x 217 mm. Group photograph of labourers and two European managers, with factory buildings in the background. The photograph is captioned on the negative ‘Glentilt coolies’. The Glentilt Estate was situated in the Maskeliya Valley in the Central Province. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
Outside the old cemetry. [Showing bullock cart].
The old cemetry. Colour of Arab [arch?] old [grey] stone roofs red. (Fisher).
Woman washing child in street.
Seats of a native theatre at side of a road. Green palm leaves used for the roof. (Fisher).