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Sri Lanka (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1242 Collections and/or Records:

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Fishing boats at Galle, 1907-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2/171
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Band of green palms in background - sand in front. (Fisher).

Dates: 1907-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Fishing canoe (catamaran), Ceylon, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/45
Scope and Contents

277 x 216 mm. Showing a group of fishermen posed on and beside an outrigger catamaran drawn up on a palm-fringed beach.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Fishing canoes on the beach, 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/8
Scope and Contents

270x214mm.

Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Five months in India, 1873-10-18 - 1874-03-18

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022DDDD
Scope and Contents The diary describes Laing's journey through Bombay, Madras (from whence he visited Ceylon) and Calcutta. It ends at Mirzapore, 17 March 1874, on his return journey from a visit to Delhi. The text is on the right-hand pages. The left-hand side is either blank or has pictures, menus, programmes and other material stuck in, with miscellaneous additional information recorded in writing. There are inserted photographs, as well as illustrations in colour of the Taj Mahal and of Indian...
Dates: 1873-10-18 - 1874-03-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Five months in India, 1873-10-18 - 1874-03-18

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/1
Scope and Contents The diary describes Laing's journey through Bombay, Madras (from whence he visited Ceylon) and Calcutta. It ends at Mirzapore, 17 March 1874, on his return journey from a visit to Delhi. The text is on the right-hand pages. The left-hand side is either blank or has pictures, menus, programmes and other material stuck in, with miscellaneous additional information recorded in writing. There are 48 inserted albumen prints, as well as illustrations in colour of the Taj Mahal and of Indian...
Dates: 1873-10-18 - 1874-03-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Flagstaff, Colombo Convicts at work line to Breakwater, 1874

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/40
Scope and Contents

196 x 144 mm. View from the sea shore looking east towards the flagstaff and the old light house (later, with the top two stories demolished, the signaller’s residence). In the foreground, on the Galle Buck, parties of convicts can be seen at work preparing the site of the future stone yard built to supply the Colombo Breakwaters works (see Y303C). This site later became the Central Timber Depot of the Forestry Department.

Dates: 1874
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Flagstaff, showing light house or clock tower, 1874

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/41
Scope and Contents

194 x 143 mm. A similar view to Y303B/41, but looking slightly more to the south (i.e. right hand side) and showing the top of lighthouse and clock tower (see Y303B/32) jutting out above the roof tops.

Dates: 1874
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Flying Foxes, Peradeniya, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/91
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Flying Foxes, Peradeniya, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/92
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Flying Foxes, Peradeniya, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/93
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Forest bungalow, A. Pura [Anuradhapura], 1887

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/106
Scope and Contents

206 x 156 mm. General view of a substantial verandahed and thatched bungalow, with an unidentified European woman standing at the front door.

Dates: 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Fort Frederick from Ostenberg Ridge above Rocky Point, Trincomalie, 1882 - 1883

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/32
Scope and Contents

276 x 214 mm. A view looking north from Ostenberg Ridge, across Dutch Point and Dutch Bay towards Fort Frederick situated on the promontory at the far side of the Bay. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1882 - 1883
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Four Europeans and two dogs outside the factory of a tea and rubber estate in the southern province, 1898 - 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/4/12
Scope and Contents

285 x 235 mm.

Dates: 1898 - 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Four year old rubber interplanted with tea, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/4/6
Scope and Contents

285 x 235 mm.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Four year old rubber interplanted with tea, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/4/7
Scope and Contents

285 x 235 mm.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Four year old rubber interplanted with tea, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/4/8
Scope and Contents

285 x 235 mm.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Front of Colombo Station, 1867

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/1
Scope and Contents 207 x 150 mm. General view of the station exterior from the south west: ‘Of the terminus buildings at Colombo Messrs. Slinn have taken a series of large size views of first-rate character, especially of the handsome exterior and the light and airy interior of the Passenger Station, the material and architecture of which are so well suited to the country and climate. Without being imposing, the twin booking offices which constitute the front are really striking and the great traceried...
Dates: 1867
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Fruit-boutique, Colombo, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/12
Scope and Contents

The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 82. Printed in Saxony. Published by 'The Travellers Mart', 14 York and Ballie Street, Colombo'.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Full length figure of Buddha, solid rock, 46 ft long, Pollanaruwa, 1870 - 1871

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/13
Scope and Contents

289 x 224 mm. Showing the massive reclining Buddha at the Gal Wihare, Pollanaruwa.

Dates: 1870 - 1871
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Fullor’s Estate, Uddapusselawa, Ceylon, 1875

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/15
Scope and Contents

273 x 213 mm. An excellent general view of a tea plantation at Uddapusselawa, just south of Nuwara Eliya, showing the hillside planted out with bushes, the estate buildings in the centre of the photograph and the estate manager’s bungalow in the background partially screened by trees.

Dates: 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Galbode, doona zeylanica, 1891, 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/129
Scope and Contents

152 x 112 mm.

Dates: 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Galbode Forest, wild breadfruit tree, artocarpus noblis, 1891, 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/127
Scope and Contents

156 x 109 mm.

Dates: 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Galle Face Church, Colombo [c 1875], 1875

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/35
Scope and Contents

206 x 153 mm. View looking towards the church, with the cricket ground at the right and palm trees in the background. This small stone church, named Christ Church, was the property of the Church Missionary Society and possessed a school room at its rear and a mission house (probably the building at the right seen here) to one side.

Dates: 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Galle Face, Colombo, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/114
Scope and Contents

274x212mm. View from the clock tower and lighthouse in Chatham Street looking south along the Galle Face Promenade. Part of the Military Barracks can be seen at the left, with a portion of the lake beyond. At the far side of this a portion of the Galle Face Cemetery (opened in 1803) is visible. The Galle Face Hotel (Y3022L/115) is situated among the trees in the distance.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Galle Face, Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/65
Scope and Contents From the File: An album containing 106 collodio-chloride prints, a few outside the dates printed on the cover. Most are professional work of high quality. Not all relate to India. There is one photograph of Cambridge in 1902 (24); ten taken in Ireland during 1902-03, presumably during Douglas's leave, including sporting scenes and a wedding; six photographs of Sri Lanka (65-70); four of Hong Kong (71-74) and four of Paris (75-78) dated 1907.A number of items have been inserted, including amateur...
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).