Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:
291 x 229 mm. View showing the stone steps leading in to the Wata-da-ge or circular relic house, with broken sanctuary and carving in the foreground.
88 x 185 mm colour print by I.K. Prince illustrating a boar being hunted with dogs from F. Marryat’s ‘Ceylon’.
210 x 277 mm. Showing workers with poles harvesting cocoa pods from a mature specimen of Theobroma cocoa the commonest species of the plant cultivated in Ceylon.
View of the Temple within the quadrangle.
The caption printed on the reverse reads: ' Thuparama Dagoba. Built about 250 B.C., is the oldest in the Island. It is in the sacred Park at Anu-radha-pura'.
Monochrome postcards of the ruined cities of Ceylon, published by Platé Ltd.
279 x 211 mm. Showing a line of labourers leaving the factory, each carrying a chest of tea on his head.
210 x 277 mm. Showing a female estate worker posed with a basket of harvested cocoa pods on her head.
214 x 275 mm. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
The album contains a mixture of original photographs, hand-coloured postcards and clippings. Most have manuscript or printed captions. Subjects include travel, hunting, scenes of natural beauty, natural products, and notable places or buildings.
276 x 217 mm. Showing a copse of woolly tree ferns (Alsophila crinita) at Hakgala. Hakgala Peak is situated in the Piduru Range five miles south east of Nuwera Eliya. The botanical gardens, on the south eastern slopes, were founded in 1860 as a nursery for cinchona.
260 x 205 mm. Showing two British warships at anchor in Trincomalee Harbour. The buildings on the shoreline are probably the Naval Yards, with Ostenberg Fort on the ridge behind.
260 x 204 mm. View looking down on ships anchored in Trincomalee Harbour. The viewpoint has not been positively identified, but is probably from the Ostenberg Fort looking S.W. across the harbour towards Clappenberg Point.
260 x 204 mm. View looking down on shipping at anchor in the harbour. The three ships appear to be the same vessels seen in Y303G/10, possibly photographed from Little Sober Island.
260 x 203 mm. View looking across a channel towards a long ridge. With palm trees in the foreground. Exact location unidentified, but probably part of Trincomalee Harbour.
147 x 96 mm. Amateur snapshot looking towards the Triumphal Arch, with the unidentified 'Edmund' heading away from the camera in a rickshaw. Photographer unknown, probably the compiler of the album.
198 x 140 mm (with acknowledgement of his gift for this and the relief of Belgian children).
63 x 95 mm. Full length studio portrait, showing two seated Kandyan chiefs, with a Mudaliyar (see Y3022G/35) standing behind them.
In everyday dress. Taller C. B. Nugawela, shorter, L.B. Ranuraya. (Fisher).