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Sri Lanka (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1240 Collections and/or Records:

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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Fraser's Est; Factory, Matale, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/392
Scope and Contents A view showing the factory of Joseph Fraser's estate at Matale. This slide is a duplicate of another in this box but has a contradictory caption. Maskeliya and Matale are situated at almost opposite edges of the central tea-growing area of Ceylon, Maskeliya on the slopes of Adam's Peak in the south and Matale in the north.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Fraser's Est: Matale, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/393
Scope and Contents A view showing a European standing among tea plants with estate buildings in the background. The man in the foreground is presumably Frederick H. Fraser who took over the running of the property from his father, Joseph, who had arrived in Ceylon in 1872 and become part proprietor of the Matale Estate in 1886.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Hindu temple, Watagoda, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/350
Scope and Contents A view showing the ruins of a small Hindu temple with an Englishman posed in front of it.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Jaffna Run, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/385
Scope and Contents A view showing an unidentified verandahed bungalow.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Kandy Chiefs' Daughters, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/345
Scope and Contents A group portrait of eight young Singalese girls.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Kantalai Rest House, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/401
Scope and Contents A poorly defined view showing the resthouse on the banks of the great artificial reservoir south west of Trincomalee.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Kantalai Tank, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/402
Scope and Contents A view looking across the vast artificial reservoir towards wooded hills on the far shore. These tanks, like the Minneriya Tanks were built by King Maha Sen, circa 335 AD.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Kantalia [i.e. Kantalai] Tank, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/403
Scope and Contents A view showing a party of Europeans and Sinhalese in a wooden canoe on the shores of the Tank.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Kantalia [i.e. Kantalai] Tank, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/404
Scope and Contents A view showing a wooden canoe in the shallow water of the Tank.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Matale rest house, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/374
Scope and Contents A view from the road of this attractive little bungalow with tiled roof.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Minari [Minneriya] Tank, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/391
Scope and Contents A view showing two Europeans and two Sinhalese on a wooden catamaran on the shore of the Minneriya Tank, one of the vast inland reservoirs built by Maha Sen in the third century AD. Minneriya lies a few miles north-west of the ruined city of Polunnaruwa.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - N. Eliya, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/377
Scope and Contents A view looking across Nuwara Eliya Lake towards distant mountains.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Nuwara Eliya, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/378
Scope and Contents A view showing a European and two Sinhalese caddies on the golf course at Nuwara Eliya.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Nuwara Eliya Hotel, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/376
Scope and Contents A front view of the Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya: 'There are few hotels in the East which command the advantages of this well-known hostelry. It is situated 6,200 feet above sea-level, in a magnificent climate, and in close proximity to golf-links which are said by experts to be the best east of Suez. The hotel stands on 17 acres of ground, and there are 7 acres of kitchen garden, whilst there is a private dairy pleasantly situated on high land.' (Wright 1907, pp. 832-833).
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - on tea estate, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/384
Scope and Contents A view showing a family group seated in the shady part of a garden.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/343
Scope and Contents A view showing the statue of Ananda, the head of the reclining Buddha and other carvings in the Kalu Gal Wihara.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/344
Scope and Contents A view of the statue of King Parakrama with a Sinhalese standing beside it to indicate scale (the statue stands about 14 feet high): 'In this rock is a striking statueof King Parakrama carved, like that of the recumbent Buddha, in the solid rock. The monarch, who raised most of the temples and monuments of the city, stands with his back to his great works holding an ola, or palm leaf book, in his hands as if at the end of his glorious reign he had found in the study of the Buddhist scriptures...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/327
Scope and Contents A view showing two unidentified Europeans carrying shotguns and three Sri Lankan servants.
Dates: 1910 - 1915
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/328
Scope and Contents A view of the rest house at Polonnaruwa, a verandahed bungalow on a small incline.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/330
Scope and Contents A view looking across a wide curving river towards distant mountains.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/331
Scope and Contents A rather indistinct view showing cattle in a field.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/332
Scope and Contents A view showing the Wata Dage and the Thuparama in the ruined city of Polonnaruwa. The Wata Dage, or Round House, are the circular halls built by King Karakrama. The Thuparama (left of slide) is a temple built in oblong form with a low, square tower.Polonnaruwa, situated in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, 50 miles south-east of Anuradhapura, had been a royal residence of the rulers of Sri Lanka since 368 AD. It was only with the sacking of Anuradhapura by the Tamils in the...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/333
Scope and Contents A view showing the ruins of the Jetawanarama temple with a large statue of Buddha (lacking a head) on the rear wall: 'The Jetawanarama is 170 feet long by 80 feet wide, with a height which must have been ... At least one hundred feet. The walls, built of red brick and coated with chunam [cement or plaster], are twelve feet thick, and the two huge columns flanking the entrance are almost awe-inspiring (Williams 1950, pp. 146-147).
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/334
Scope and Contents A view showing an unidentified ruin and various statues.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/335
Scope and Contents A view looking across the overgrown foundations of buildings towards a modern bungalow, probably the rest house.
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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