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Sri Lanka (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1243 Collections and/or Records:

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A transport of tea, 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/58
Scope and Contents

The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'Tea being taken for shipment in one of the Colombo Canals'.

Dates: 1924
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A valuable plumbago mine: workers coming up, 1880 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/49
Scope and Contents

210 x 277 mm. A view from near the base of a shaft, with workers posed on the wooden scaffolding.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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A wayside fair, 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/63
Scope and Contents

The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'The villagers are shown selling pumpkin gourds, 'plantain' (bananas) and jack-fruit. These fairs are held once a week'.

Dates: 1924
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[A.C. Wilson, St Leonards, Sri Lanka], 1908 - 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/458
Scope and Contents

A rather dark slide showing A.C. Wilson among a group of tea pickers.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
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Acacia kraussiana, very hard wood, 1900 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/220
Scope and Contents

78 x 101 mm.

Dates: 1900 - 1920
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Adam’s Peak, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/68
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Adam's Peak from Maskellya, Ceylon [i.e. Adams Peak from Maskeliya, Sri Lanka], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/408
Scope and Contents

Approximately 200 x 140 mm. Photogravure. Probably photographed by F. Skeen.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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Adams Peak from Ratnapura, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/134
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. (Figures in view).

Dates: 1907
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Adams Peak from Ratnapura, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/135
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Adams Peak from Ratnapura, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/136
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Agri-Horticultural Exhibition, Kandy, 1889, 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/111
Scope and Contents

199 x 155 mm. Showing the ‘Native Products’ stand at the exhibition. Photograph of Melrose Abbey pasted on reverse.

Dates: 1889
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[Agricultural Exhibition] Kandy, 1885, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/108
Scope and Contents

198 x 151 mm. Showing the Arts and Manufacturers section at the exhibition.

Dates: 1885
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[Agricultural Exhibition] Kandy, 1885, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/109
Scope and Contents

203 x 149 mm. Showing stands of plants at the exhibition.

Dates: 1885
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Album, 1901 - 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB
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Album 1890-1891, 1890 - 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022ZZ
Scope and Contents Contains albumen and collodio-chloride prints, with dates written under in three groups. 19 relate to a visit to Ceylon via the Suez Canal and Aden 1890-1891 (1-18, 24) and all appear to be professional photographs. It is not known whether these relate to a journey undertaken by Douglas, who was 16 at the time. Secondly, there are 5 professional photographs of Durham (19-23) and finally, 7 photographs of India of a later date (25-31), 3 of which are duplicates of photographs in other...
Dates: 1890 - 1902
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Album of coastal profiles

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 6
Dates: 1783-12-30 - 1785-06-06
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[Allagalla Mountain], 1867

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/19
Scope and Contents 204 x 165 mm. (two prints joined) General view of Allagalla Mountain, with the line of the railway visible on the lower slopes: ‘Messrs. Slinn's view of Allagalla is faithful as a representation of the mass, but as a picture we feel that it somewhat wants a relieving foreground. It is all mountain except a tree in the near foreground, the effect of which is beautiful; branches and leaves - the very stamens of the flowers apparently coming out in exquisite relief against the mountain side and...
Dates: 1867
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Allagalla Mountain, 1867

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/20
Scope and Contents

173 x 104 mm. Similar view to Y303A/19 but with the foreground tree in the centre of the photograph.

Dates: 1867
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Allagalla Mountain, 1867

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/21
Scope and Contents

170 x 99 mm. General view of the mountain, from a similar view to Y303A/19-20, but without the tree in the foreground and showing more clearly the line of the railway round the mountain.

Dates: 1867
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Allagalla Viaduct, 1867

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/18
Scope and Contents 204 x 146 mm. Side view of the Allagalla Viaduct: ‘at 59.5 miles and about 1120 feet above sea-level - the Viaduct almost the only work of the kind on the line, being about 300 feet long, and consisting of 5 arches each 40 feet span by 45 in height. It is a well-finished picturesque piece of work, with its Incline and 20 chain curve, but the poor fellow, a Scotchman, who superintended the masons, died before its completion, from disease caught on the spot; of this well-executed viaduct of...
Dates: 1867
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[Amherstia nobilis (‘the queen of flowering trees’)], 1880 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/71
Scope and Contents

210 x 278 mm. View of the flowering tree Amherstia nobilis growing beside a path, probably in Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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An elephant kraal, Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/414
Scope and Contents

Approximately 200 x 140 mm. Photogravure. Probably photographed by F. Skeen.

Dates: 1890 - 1899