Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:
Water buffalo from canoe, 1907
The collection consists of reproductions and originals of nineteenth-century prints, postcards, early and modern photographs, and watercolours which feature in two books on the tea industry written by John Weatherstone. Weatherstone’s works are distinguished for the wealth of their illustrations, which vividly bring to life the planter’s working and living conditions.
Weighing tea, 1886
Weighing tea, 1886
Weighing up of day’s gathering, 1880 - 1920
279 x 211 mm. Showing estate workers bringing in baskets of tea to a shed where they are weighed on scales, and the figures recorded by a figure standing in the background.
Wild buffalo in the forest, 1924
The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'Wild buffaloes are found in all the low country forest. When caught young they can be domesticated'.
Wild elephants in kraal (Ceylon), 1880 - 1889
197x138mm. Showing a group of wild elephants inside the kraal, with a tethered animal lying in the left foreground.
Withering house with leaf laid out, 1880 - 1920
278 x 210 mm. Showing leaf laid out on the withering ‘tats’ (shelves formed from hessian spread over a wooden framework). The purpose of the withering process is to allow a certain amount of moisture to escape from the leaf and to become sufficiently flaccid and pliable for rolling.
[Woman in street], 1932
52 x 78 mm.
Y303A/10 No.2 Tunnel, Kandy side, 1867
Quarter-plate. One of a pair of stone lions at the Matigawa, or Royal Palace ruins, Yapahu.
Yapahu Rock from end of Gansabanda Road, 1907
Quarter-plate. Print spoiled. Painting only. Negative of this is useless, hence painting only available. (Fisher)
Yapahu Tank and Rock from the north, 1907
York Street junction, Colombo, 1900
The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 13. Printed in Saxony. Published by 'The Travellers Mart', 14 York and Ballie Street, Colombo'.
Zingiber officinalis, ginger, 1890 - 1899
108 x 148 mm.