Sri Lanka (nation)
Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:
[Bullock cart], 1903
Bullock cart at Colombo, 1870 - 1900
142 x 98 mm. View of a bullock cart with a thatched palm canopy. Photographer unknown, probably Scowen &Co.
Bullock carts, Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1900
Monochrome postcards, mainly of Colombo scenes, published by W.H.L. Skeen and Co.
Bungalow of a Coffee Planter, 1864
275 x 195 mm lithograph by E. Ransonnet depicting the bungalow of C.R. Cruwell, planter on Laymastotte estate.
Burmese priests, 1886
By rail to Kandy : interior of Fort Railway Station, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
Cabbage palms at Peradeniya, 1870 - 1879
280 x 213 mm. View looking along the avenue of palms in the Botanic Gardens. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
Caisson for Breakwater head foundation Sept 1883, 1883-09
258 x 208 mm. Showing the caisson, a watertight chest not unlike a huge cast-iron boiler, in position on the breakwater head. The caisson was lowered into position in December 1883 and by January 1884 it had been filled with concrete.
Cameron’s land, Dimbula, 1870 - 1879
280 x 209 mm. View looking out over rolling hills planted with tea, with the estate manager’s house in the foreground. Charles Hay Cameron (1795-1881) was first in Ceylon [Sri Lanka] in 1830, when he acted as commissioner to report on judicial procedures on the land. He later became a coffee planter. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
Canada, Ceylon [Sri Lanka], Aden [Adan] and Galle
Cardamon cultivation, 1890 - 1920
150 x 110 mm.
[Cart pulled by oxen], 1932
78 x 52 mm.
[Cart pulled by oxen], 1932
79 x 56 mm.
[Carved boulders, Sigiriya], 1870 - 1871
221 x 253 mm. Showing two massive boulders; the base of the left hand rock has a recess which appears to be man made. Photograph probably by Joseph Lawton.
Carved tusks presented to Kandy Temple by Burma, 1899
210 x 275 mm. View of the two elephant tusks inlaid with representations of the Buddha seated amidst delicate foliage tracery, and with Burmese inscriptions at the root, set on a carved wooden base. These were presumably presented in 1899, at the same time as the casket seen in Y303B/2. Photographer unknown, probably W.L.H. Skeen & Co.
Carving in granite at Anuradhapura [caption on plate: carved terminal to wing monastery, Anuradhapura], 1870 - 1900
Castilloa elastica, fruiting branch, 1890 - 1899
111 x 148 mm.
[Catamaran], 1880 - 1920
204 x 150 mm. Showing Singhalese fishermen posed beside a beached catamaran.
Catamaran, Colombo, 1870 - 1900
143 x 96 mm. Showing an outrigger fishing boat in which six figures are seated. Photographer unknown, probably Scowen & Co.
[Catch of fish], 1908 - 1914
A view showing an unidentified man in a pith helmet standing beside a catch of fish laid out on the grass. Location unknown, probably Sri Lanka.
Centenary procession, Tinnevelly, 1900 - 1939
82 x 82 mm. glass slides with limited, largely undated captions.
Central and East Asia, 1962
Central and East Asia, 1931 - 1938
Central Office of Information photograph collection
Century old plantation by the sea shore showing where 2 trees have grown from one nut, 1880 - 1920
210 x 278 mm. View looking along a seaside road shaded by coconut palms. The third tree is a double growth.