Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:
144 x 113 mm. The figure standing on the path is possibly A. Hansard, Superintendent of Police.
Shows 26 racial types with identification.
Approximately 200 x 140 mm. Photogravure. Probably photographed by F. Skeen.
[Unidentified carved stone friezes, probably part of the Mirisweti Dagoba, Anuradhapura], 1870 - 1871
283 x 214 mm. Showing partially covered blocks of stone, carved with a running frieze of elephants and other animals. This probably comes from part of the structure of the Mirisweti Dagoba.
283 x 213 mm. View looking towards the remains of a building standing in a clearing with a pool in the foreground. For an account of Maha Sen’s Pavilions, see Smither, 'Architectural remains, Anuradhapura, Ceylon', p 59-60. Photograph probably by Joseph Lawton.
288 x 225 mm. Showing standing columns and blocks in a recently made clearing. Photograph probably by Joseph Lawton.
234 x 284 mm. Showing a fig tree growing round and enveloping the trunk of a Palmyra palm. No. 2080 scratched out on negative.
Contains prints of various sizes, as listed (mounted on card), with descriptions in gold lettering and bound in a red leather volume with the inscription 'Souvenir of the Unveiling of the First Statue of His Majesty the King in the East, at Kalutara South, Ceylon. The Gift of Don Arthur Silva Wijaysinghe Siriwardene, (Sinahalese Chief) The Padikar Mudaliyar, Justice of the Peace, etc., etc. 22nd of July, 1916'. Various printed items have also been inserted.
Up country view with Newera Eliya in the distance [letterpress]. Hakgalle Rock in the distance [ms], 1880 - 1920
206 x 154 mm. View looking over the Rambodda Pass. See also Y3022L/126.
80 x 53 mm. A wooded valley, possibly in Sri Lanka.
107 x 150 mm
129 x 102 mm.
61 x 96 mm. Half length studio portrait of a veddah, the original indigenous inhabitants of Ceylon.
95 x 140 mm. Group portrait of male and female Veddahs standing in front of thatched huts. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'The last Queen of Kandy, from the original engraving by William Daniell, R.A.'.
The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 69. Printed in Saxony. Published by 'The Travellers Mart', 14 York and Ballie Street, Colombo'.
The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 63. Printed in Saxony. Published by 'The Travellers Mart', 14 York and Ballie Street, Colombo'.
Half-plate (landscape format). Just before sunrise. [Looking over treetops towards hills].
Quarter-plate. From St. Andrews Hotel. [ Looking along road leading through woods, with hills in background].
153 x 97 mm. View from the hillside looking down on the line which curves round on an embankment in the foreground before entering the deep rock cutting which leads to the mouth of the Meangalla Tunnel. 300 feet long and 18 feet broad, its construction was attended by several fatal accidents (see Ferguson, p. 9). On a spur of the hillside above the tunnel are the bungalows of Faviell and other staff. In the far distance is the peak of Utuwakanda, (Perera, ‘The Ceylon railway’, p. 95).
265 x 204 mm. Duplicate of preceding print. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.
Quarter-plate. Looking over the Uva plain (patna land) to Diyatalawa, the Boer prisoners camp.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.