Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1242 Collections and/or Records:
View from Fort Frederick, Trincomalie [i.e. Trincomalee], 1882 - 1883
265 x 204 mm. Duplicate of preceding print. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.
View from near Hakgalla, 1907
Quarter-plate. Looking over the Uva plain (patna land) to Diyatalawa, the Boer prisoners camp.
View from Newara Eliya Hotel, Ceylon, 1870 - 1900
274 x 216 mm. View from the driveway of the hotel looking through the trees towards Nuwara Eliya Lake in the distance.
View from No. 2 Tunnel, 1867
167 x 92 mm. View from the line looking out over hilly, jungle covered country towards distant mountains.
[View from Ramboda], 1870 - 1879
278 x 215 mm. View looking along the Ramboda Pass, with a small river in the foreground. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
View from Signal Station, Fort Frederick, Trincomalie [i.e. Trincomalee], 1882 - 1883
277 x 214 mm. A view looking south across Dutch Bay towards Dutch Point with army quarters in the foreground. The view looks back towards the location from which the preceding print was photographed. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.
View from Wachwella Bungalow, Galle, 1870 - 1875
274 x 213 mm. A view looking over a river valley planted out with rice with woods and palms in the foreground.
View in forest, young eucalyptus plantation, Nanoya, showing Adam’s Peak in the distance , 1891
150 x 111 mm.
View in the Rambodda Pass, 1871
287 x 238 mm. View of the road curving round the steep hillside in the pass between Gampola and Newara Eliya, with a river in the right foreground. No. 2107 scratched out on negative, replaced by 2153.
View of a cocoanut [i.e. coconut] estate, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
View of Colombo Harbour, Ceylon, 1905 - 1953
A message from Ken to Mr and Mrs P F Oliver (Pete and Dorothy) in Hong Kong is written on the reverse. Published by 'Will's Studio, Dematagoda'
View of Nuwara Eliya, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
View of Nuwara Eliya, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
[View of Nuwera Eliya from the Rambodda Pass], 1870 - 1879
273 x 216 mm. This is probably among the studies shown by Skeen at the Melbourne Exhibition of 1880.
View of part of Kandy, 1907
Half-plate. Statue of Sir H. G. Ward GCMG. Native Court House just in front of Church, and crowd waiting for cases to come on (Fisher). [Sir Henry George Ward (1797-1860) was Lord High Commissioner to the Ionian Islands, 1849-1855 and Governor of Ceylon 1855-1860. He died of cholera in Madras shortly after taking up the post of Governor].
View of the River Kalu-Ganga from the main turret of Richmond Castle
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.
View on the Ceylon Railway Incline, 1871
188 x 317 mm. View of the sharp turn in the line and the precipitous drop at the right at Sensation Rock on the Colombo-Kandy Railway. Signed 208 B.& S. 2082.
Views in Australia, Egypt, Aden, Asia and other places chiefly circa 1908-1915
Views in Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1890s
Views of Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka]
An album containing albumen prints by a number of photographers, including W.L.H. Skeen and Co., Joseph Lawton, and Colombo Apothecaries Company.
This is an important collection whose subjects include the Colombo-Kandy railway construction; archaeological views of Polonnaruwa and Anaradhapura; the tea industry; views of Colombo; and Perahera celebrations, Kandy. There are also 11 photographs of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Kandy in 1897.
Villagers hut, 1907
Quarter-plate. On the way to the gemming pits. (Man with basket on head is selling bread.) Village is called Gettangudda. Notice breadfruit tree beyond roof of cottage. (Fisher).
Visit of Princes Albert Victor and George to Ceylon, H.M.S. ‘Bacchante’ and ‘Ruby’ Feb 1882, 1882-02
258 x 207 mm. View from the seaward end of the breakwater looking towards the Customs House area, with construction work in progress in the foreground. H.M.S. ‘Bacchante’ and ‘Ruby’ are anchored in the harbour within the area enclosed by the breakwater. The two princes remained in Ceylon from 25th January to 6th February 1882. For an account of their visit, see John N. Dalton, ‘The cruise of Her Majesty’s Ship Bacchante’ 1879-1882 (2 vols, London, 1886), vol 2, p 311-344.