Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:
279 x 210 mm. View looking across the garden to a typical estate bungalow set among thick jungle. The single storey building has a hipped roof with a covering of flat tiles and a verandah enclosed behind wooden trellis work. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
Half-plate. Now used as district court and supreme court
Quarter-plate. The Jetawanarama Dagoba or Abhayagiri Dagoba. Both names used. (Fisher).
Quarter-plate. The Thuparama Dagoba from the east side.
Quarter-plate. The Ruanwali Dagoba.
Quarter-plate. Inside the outer gateway. Devotees taking gifts to the sacred bo-tree.
Half-plate. The King's bathing place.
Half-plate (landscape format). The Ruanwili Dagoba. Statues of Buddhas and of a King. Full moon day - notice vast mass of the brickwork. (Fisher). [With suppliants kneeling at prayer in foregound]
Quarter-plate. Front of outer entrance to sacred Bo-tree. Children - Stalls of lotus sellers.
Half-plate. One of the altars round the terrace immediately below the Sacred Bo-tree. [With Singhalese at prayer in foreground]
Quarter- plate. Dagoba (Bell) light kept on top here all night; Temple Room (Vihara image room). Priest holding key of temple; Elephant heads cut in the face of rock, very low relief. (Fisher)
[No print]. Painting only.
Half-plate (landscape format). One of the side gates. To left side of picture, in shadow above the line of elephants heads are the remains of the ancient painting of the stone work - a red, yellow and green. Colour of brick work at back is a dirty red - stonework is now for the most part a dull gray, i.e. paint has worn off. (Fisher).
283 x 214 mm. Showing the entrance to what appears to be a rock temple, with cliffs rising above. Location unidentified, but possibly at Sigiriya, the 5th century rock fortress in the central province. Photograph probably by Joseph Lawton.
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).
167 x 211 mm. Showing a cluster of tall, slender betel nut palms growing on the banks of a river (possibly the Mahalia Ganga at Peradeniya Botanical Gardens).
210 x 278 mm. Showing betel nut palms growing among thick woodland vegetation on the bank of a river.
112 x 211 mm. Showing a betel nut palm growing on the bank of a river, probably the Mahaweli Ganga at Peradeniya.
98 x 152 mm.
209 x 151 mm. View, probably taken from the Military Hospital, looking south along the Galle Face, towards the Colombo Club. Formerly the Assembly Rooms, a ‘popular public and Society rendezvous in Colombo’ (Wright, op. cit, p 419), the Colombo Club used its premises from its foundation in 1871. It was also used as a grand stand during the racing season, the track running along the Galle Face north to south between the Club house and the sea.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.