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Sri Lanka (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:

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Water buffalo from canoe, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/152
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate.
Dates: 1907
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

Weatherstone Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365
Scope and Contents Weatherstone’s works are distinguished for the wealth of their illustrations, which vividly bring to life the planter’s working and living conditions. The collection consists of reproductions and originals of the nineteenth-century prints, postcards, early and modern photographs, and watercolours which feature in the two books.
Dates: 1830 - 2008
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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Weighing tea, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/56
Scope and Contents 121x212mm.
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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Weighing tea, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/57
Scope and Contents 209x279mm.
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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Weighing up of day’s gathering, 1880 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/10
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1880 - 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).
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Wild buffalo in the forest, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/77
Scope and Contents The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'Wild buffaloes are found in all the low country forest. When caught young they can be domesticated'.
Dates: 1924
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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Wild elephants in kraal (Ceylon), 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/132
Scope and Contents 197x138mm. Showing a group of wild elephants inside the kraal, with a tethered animal lying in the left foreground.
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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Withering house with leaf laid out, 1880 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/11
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1880 - 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).
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[Woman in street], 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/11/39
Scope and Contents 52 x 78 mm.
Dates: 1932
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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Y303A/10 No.2 Tunnel, Kandy side, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/10
Scope and Contents 170 x 100 mm. View looking along the line towards the entrance to No. 2 Tunnel (40 yards), with a locomotive and a freight wagon crowded with labourers in the foreground, ‘Messrs.Slinn's views of the Tunnels on this the lower section of the incline taken from above and below are very faithful and very effective. No. 1 showing the face of the scarped rock above and the handsome masonry lining of the entrance with the engine just curving in, forms a very pretty picture. No. 2 in its ruggedness,...
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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Yapahu, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/55
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. One of a pair of stone lions at the Matigawa, or Royal Palace ruins, Yapahu.
Dates: 1907
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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Yapahu Rock from end of Gansabanda Road, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/56
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. Print spoiled. Painting only. Negative of this is useless, hence painting only available. (Fisher)
Dates: 1907
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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Yapahu Tank and Rock from the north, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/54
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains prints numbered in the range 1-167 (originally there were 147). Added numbers are: 60A, 60B, 90A and 99A; spoiled: 37-39, 56, 57, 61, 63, 80, 119, 123, 160, 165; not used 41, 44, 49, 52, 60, 75, 84, 95, 140, 141, 142, 151; missing: 43, 48, 99, 153. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 99A, 166-167 follow 69 and 136 follows 74. Subjects covered in this album are: Port Said;Cape Gardafui;Ceylon including:...
Dates: 1907
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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York Street junction, Colombo, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/2
Scope and Contents 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'.
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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Zingiber officinalis, ginger, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/133
Scope and Contents 108 x 148 mm.
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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