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Sri Lanka (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1242 Collections and/or Records:

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Tea carts, Bandarawella, Ceylon, 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/5/19
Scope and Contents

256 x 178 mm. watercolour.

Dates: 1895
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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Tea estate bungalow (Osborne) about 1890, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/88
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1890
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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Tea Estate factory (Osborne) about 1890, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/89
Scope and Contents

285 x 235 mm. View looking across a river towards the factory buildings.

Dates: 1890
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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Tea estate, general view, 1880 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/23
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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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Tea Estate (Osborne, Dikoya), bungalow and factory about 1890, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/91
Scope and Contents

278 x 235 mm. View from a neighbouring hillside looking down onto the river, tea estate factory and bungalow.

Dates: 1890
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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Tea garden, Ceylon, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/46
Scope and Contents

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.

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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Tea plantations at Telawakele, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/114
Scope and Contents

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).

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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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

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/4/14
Scope and Contents

270 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1880 - 1885
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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Tea plucking, 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/57
Scope and Contents

The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'The tender leaves of the tea bush are plucked by hand and collected into baskets'.

Dates: 1924
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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[Tea plucking scene, Holbrook Estate], 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303I/4
Scope and Contents

199 x 147 mm. Showing tea pluckers at work on a hillside on the Holbrook Estate.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Temple of the ‘Tooth’ Candy [Kandy], 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/66
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).
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Temple of the Tooth, Kandy, 1870 - 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/13
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1870 - 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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Temple of the Tooth showing reclining Buddha, Kandy, Ceylon, 1960 - 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303L/4
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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[Tending seedlings in the nursery beds], 1880 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/3
Scope and Contents

279 x 211 mm. Showing estate labourers watering beds of young seedlings.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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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[Tennis group, Sri Lanka], 1921-02 - 1921-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/64
Scope and Contents

75 x 101 mm. Showing Bell and an unidentified couple, dressed for tennis, seated on a garden bench.

Dates: 1921-02 - 1921-03
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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Terminalia glabra (Kumbuk), Tamils, one fishing, 1880 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/80
Scope and Contents

279 x 211 mm. Showing three Tamils on a river bank beside a Kumbuk tree.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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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Terminalia glebra (Kumbuk), Mahawelaganga, Tamankadud, 1888, 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/116
Scope and Contents

154 x 110 mm.

Dates: 1888
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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The bamboo pond, Peradeniya, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/86
Scope and Contents

Half-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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The Beira, Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/46
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). Called Dhobi land, washing place on the lake.

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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The bud and first leaf-our manufactured tea, 1880 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/8
Scope and Contents

211 x 278 mm. Showing a female worker holding up the bud and leaf principally used in tea manufacture.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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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The Cairn on summit of Don Pedro, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/120
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Cinghalese servant in picture. Notice servants long hair tied in bow at back of his head. (Fisher).

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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The camp for Boer prisoners of war at Diyatalawa, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/51
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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The Ceylon Government Lascoreen Guard-of-Honour arriving at Richmond Castle ; to the services of this Guard, only the Highest Sinhalese Chiefs are entitled

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 28/5
Scope and Contents

360 x 260 mm (hand-coloured).

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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The Ceylon War Council, 1942

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303J
Scope and Contents 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. The National Archives in Colombo, Sir Lanka, holds another copy of this image. The...
Dates: 1942
Conditions Governing Access: 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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The crowd after their Royal Highnesses had passed, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/36
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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).