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Sri Lanka (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Botanical Gardens showing cabbage palms, Peradeniya, Ceylon, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303L/2
Scope and Contents

169 x 241 mm. View looking along the avenue of cabbage palms in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya.

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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Brazen Palace, Anuradhapura Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/78
Scope and Contents

Captioned 'No. 60' on the reverse.

Dates: 1910
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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Breakwater during South-West Monsoon, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/116
Scope and Contents

271x211mm. Showing surf breaking over the breakwater, with shipping at anchor in the protected harbour beyond.

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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Breakwater during S.W. Monsoon, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303G/2
Scope and Contents

278 x 217 mm. (mounted on card). Carbon print shows a similar view to the Y303G/1.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Breakwater during S.W. Monsoon June 1879, 1879-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/5
Scope and Contents

258 x 209 mm. View from the root of the breakwater showing waves breaking over the constructed part, with calm sea inside the harbour.

Dates: 1879-06
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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Breakwater from Battenburgh Bastion March 1878, 1878-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/3
Scope and Contents

258 x 209 mm View looking down onto the first section of the breakwater under construction, with the two ‘Titan’ cranes in operation and various pieces of material lying beside the railway track in the foreground.

Dates: 1878-03
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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Breakwater from Lighthouse Tower March 1885, 1885-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/12
Scope and Contents

259 x 209 mm. View from the lighthouse tower south onto and along the completed breakwater.

Dates: 1885-03
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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Breakwater from Root March 1885, 1885-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/15
Scope and Contents

258 x 208 mm. General view looking along the completed breakwater, with shipping at anchor in the harbour to the right.

Dates: 1885-03
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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Breakwater from starting point March 1885, 1885-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/16
Scope and Contents

255 x 208 mm. General view of the breakwater, similar to Y303C/15, but showing the depot works in the foreground. The ‘Titan’ crane can be seen at the root of the breakwater. A similar viewpoint to Y303C/1.

Dates: 1885-03
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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Breakwater from Titan at root March 1885, 1885-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/13
Scope and Contents

258 x 209 mm. View looking north along the completed breakwater towards the lighthouse and landing pier at the far end, with shipping anchored in the harbour at the right.

Dates: 1885-03
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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Breakwater Head & Landing Pier looking N.W. March 1884, 1884-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/9
Scope and Contents

258 x 209 mm. View from the landing pier looking back towards the head of the breakwater, with open sea beyond. Men and machinery are gathered around the pierhead. A large block-and-tackle crane stands in the circular recess beneath which the caisson rests and on top of which the lighthouse will be erected.

Dates: 1884-03
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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Breakwater looking landwards March 1878, 1878-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303C/4
Scope and Contents

210 x 258 mm. View, probably from the top of one of the ‘Titan’ cranes, looking down onto and along the breakwater towards the land around the Customs House area and the landing place. In the foreground the basic structure of slabs from which the breakwater is constructed can be seen.

Dates: 1878-03
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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Bridge outside Colombo [?Maha Oya Bridge], 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/8
Scope and Contents 237 x 182 mm. View looking towards an unidentified girder railway bridge standing on stone piers. The structure fits the description given of the Maha Oya Bridge in the Fergusons's account of the line: ‘The river had scarcely any water, looking a most insignificant streamlet although its wide bed indicated a different character during the wet season when it rises 22 feet above summer level. The bridge over this river [was] one of the most trying works on the line, consisting of 5 spans of 60...
Dates: 1867
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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Bridge over 'estate' railway, Allagalla, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/23
Scope and Contents

160 x 101 mm. View looking along the line toward a partially constructed masonry arch running across a deep rock cutting. The estate railway is presumably a small feeder line under construction to transport produce to the station at Allagalla.

Dates: 1867
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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[Bridge to factory, Osborne Estate], 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/90
Scope and Contents

234 x 284 mm. View looking down onto the river from the hillside, with the foot bridge seen in Y303B/89 in the foreground.

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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Bristol Buildings, Colombo, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/4
Scope and Contents

The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 29. Printed in Saxony. Published by 'The Travellers Mart', 14 York and Ballie Street, Colombo'.

Dates: 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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Brownea grandiceps [rose of Venezuela tree], 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/181
Scope and Contents

108 x 143 mm

Dates: 1890 - 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).
 Fonds

Buddha's prediction

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 98
Scope and Contents A collection of pieces by different authors relating to Sri Lanka, c. 350 pages. Nos 1-7 are written in the same copyist's hand; the last two items are each in a different handwriting.1. 'Buddha's prediction concerning Ceylon as it appears in a work reputed to be a Bana Book', 7 pages, signed W. de S. Wickramesekere, Kapulradde School, 1 April 1853.2. 'Conference between His Excellency and Chiefs and Priests, Kandy, 3 April 1853', 21 pages.3. Chapter 20 of 'Travels'...
Dates: 1846 - 1855
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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Buddhist priest, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/16
Scope and Contents

97x140mm.

Dates: 1886
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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Buddhist priests, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/60
Scope and Contents

258x212mm.

Dates: 1886
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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Buddhist temple, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/37
Scope and Contents

273x214mm.

Dates: 1886
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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Buddhist Temple, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/122
Scope and Contents

274x212mrn. View of the entrance to the Temple of the Tooth at Kandy.

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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Buddhist temple, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/44
Scope and Contents

273 x 217 mm. Showing the interior of the temple, a long room with a low sloping roof, filled with various images. Location unidentified, but this may show the interior of the rock temple at Damballa, 38 miles N of Kandy.

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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Buddhist Temple, Kandy, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/6
Scope and Contents

277 x 218 mm. Photograph by Scowen & Co.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
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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Bullock cart, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/7
Scope and Contents

137x86mm.

Dates: 1886
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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