Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1242 Collections and/or Records:
256 x 178 mm. watercolour.
283 x 235 mm. General view of the manager’s bungalow at the Osborne Estate, Dikoya, with hills planted out with tea in the background. The Osborne Estate, near Hatton, was 441 acres in extent and managed by E.H. Skrine and E. Hawkins in the early 1890s.
285 x 235 mm. View looking across a river towards the factory buildings.
278 x 211 mm. View looking down from a hillside onto the factory buildings, situated beside a river at the foot of a hillside planted out with tea.
278 x 235 mm. View from a neighbouring hillside looking down onto the river, tea estate factory and bungalow.
278 x 217 mm. View looking along a valley, with hillsides planted out with tea, and estate buildings in the background. The land on the further hillside has been recently cleared and is not yet planted out. Photograph probably by W.L.H. Skeen & Co.
Quarter-plate. And a torrent fall. Above the level wall, notice row of tea plants. To identify/row of tea plants/high top of wall/waterfall. (Fisher).
Tea pluckers, overseers in a young field of tea amidst white sun-bleached tree trunks of the felled forest with some cinchona trees of various sizes, 1880 - 1885
270 x 210 mm.
The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'The tender leaves of the tea bush are plucked by hand and collected into baskets'.
199 x 147 mm. Showing tea pluckers at work on a hillside on the Holbrook Estate.
275 x 212 mm. View from the main entrance of the Dalada Maligawa or Temple of the Tooth looking along the outside of the carved stone wall towards the Pattirippuwa, the octagonal building housing the Oriental Library. Part of the European Library and Assembly Rooms can be seen in the background.
194 x 140 mm. Close-up view of the upper half of the effigy of the reclining Buddha in the Temple of the Tooth, Kandy.
279 x 211 mm. Showing estate labourers watering beds of young seedlings.
75 x 101 mm. Showing Bell and an unidentified couple, dressed for tennis, seated on a garden bench.
279 x 211 mm. Showing three Tamils on a river bank beside a Kumbuk tree.
154 x 110 mm.
Half-plate (landscape format). Called Dhobi land, washing place on the lake.
211 x 278 mm. Showing a female worker holding up the bud and leaf principally used in tea manufacture.
Half-plate. Cinghalese servant in picture. Notice servants long hair tied in bow at back of his head. (Fisher).
The Ceylon Government Lascoreen Guard-of-Honour arriving at Richmond Castle ; to the services of this Guard, only the Highest Sinhalese Chiefs are entitled
360 x 260 mm (hand-coloured).
216 x 144 mm. The photograph is a group portrait of the members of the Ceylon War Council. The only figures identified are the Governor of Ceylon, Sir Andrew Caldecott (fourth from the left in the front row) and Brigadier Sir Patrick Alexander Bruce McKerron of the Malayan Civil Service. McKerron was seconded as Political Secretary to the Commander-in-Chief, Ceylon during the Second World War.