Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:
169 x 241 mm. View looking along the avenue of cabbage palms in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya.
Captioned 'No. 60' on the reverse.
271x211mm. Showing surf breaking over the breakwater, with shipping at anchor in the protected harbour beyond.
278 x 217 mm. (mounted on card). Carbon print shows a similar view to the Y303G/1.
258 x 209 mm. View from the root of the breakwater showing waves breaking over the constructed part, with calm sea inside the harbour.
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.
259 x 209 mm. View from the lighthouse tower south onto and along the completed breakwater.
258 x 208 mm. General view looking along the completed breakwater, with shipping at anchor in the harbour to the right.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
234 x 284 mm. View looking down onto the river from the hillside, with the foot bridge seen in Y303B/89 in the foreground.
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'.
108 x 143 mm
274x212mrn. View of the entrance to the Temple of the Tooth at Kandy.
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.
277 x 218 mm. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.