Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:
98 x 73 mm. Showing Europeans and servants in a single room, open-sided bungalow in the forest at Ratnapura.
287 x 225 mm. Showing a clearing in the overgrown ruins of Polonnaruwa, with the square columns of the Audience Hall standing at the top of a small knoll.
211 x 278 mm. View looking along a sweeping avenue of cabbage palms in the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya.
130 x 91 mm.
145 x 107 mm.
105 x 150 mm.
Quarter-plate. The Royal Mail Coach and the town. [With coach in foreground (indistinct) and thatched huts lining roadway beyond.]
Quarter-plate. [Coach and passengers on road through trees]
225 x 168 mm. Showing a group of Europeans posed on the thatched grandstand at the Badulla sports meeting.
280 x 211 mm. Showing Singhalese workers tying cinnamon canes into cylindrical bundles, with a European standing beside two packaged bales of ‘Kaderane superfine’ cinnamon.
147 x 105 mm. General view of the tea estate bungalow, with the hills of the Knuckles beyond.
276 x 218 mm. Showing a clump of giant bamboos on the bank of the Mahaweli Ganga in the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. The caption inscribed on the plate reads: 'Dendrocalamus giganteus. Giant bamboo. Height over 100 ft.'
281 x 213 mm. Presumably in the Peradeniya Botanic Gardens. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
280 x 213 mm. View looking along the main road in Kalutara towards the famous banyan tree which forms an archway over the road. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
208 x 153 mm. View looking north from the Galle Face, across a small portion of the lake, towards the four two-storied barracks buildings, built in echelon in order not to impede sea breezes. A fifth building is out of the picture to the right. The barracks are built on the foundation of the wall of the old Dutch Fort. The rooftops of the Fort area can be seen beyond the barracks, with the Clock Tower rising above the other buildings. Photographer unknown.
193 x 139 mm. As captioned.
277 x 215 mm. View looking along the line of the Colombo-Kandy Railway as it enters an embanked curve at the start of the Kadugannawa Incline. This is presumably part of the Deckande Bank (see Y303A/7). Allagalla Mountain towers against the skyline in the background. Photographer unknown, probably W.L.H. Skeen & Co.
107 x 95 mm. glossy print with three copies and 56 mm. negative.
155 x 110 mm.
258 x 208 mm. View of the rail depot at the Galle Buck blockyard, with stone blocks stacked beside the line and the two three ton gantry cranes in operation.
251 x 194 mm. Showing a large group posed in front of a bungalow. Robert A. Crabbe was a planter at Brownlow, a tea and coffee estate of about 580 acres in the Maskeliya district, during the 1870s and early 1880s.
107 x 152 mm.
288 x 229 mm. View looking along a creek or river towards an iron girder bridge, with two men in a catamaran in the foreground and dense vegetation on either side of the stretch of water.
210 x 278 mm. Showing a tall Palmyra palm growing among other trees on a grassy slope.
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