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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] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/336
Scope and Contents A view looking towards the Kiri or Milk dagoba: 'so-called from its white coat of protective chunam [cement or plaster] ... To me it was the most beautiful, perhaps because it was the most simple of all the legacies of the past at Polonnaruha, and it is easy, looking at it, to reconstruct the perfection of the original, snow-white, surmounted by the hti and the spire of gold which we know it possessed.' (Williams 1950, page 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)/337
Scope and Contents A view showing an unidentified temple standing atop a small but steep hill and surmounted by a conical tower.
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)/338
Scope and Contents A view looking along the entrance steps of a ruined temple towards the carved statue of a seated Buddha.
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)/340
Scope and Contents A view showing a statue of a seated Buddha, about 12 feet high, at the Kalu Gal Wihara (Black Rock Cave).
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)/341
Scope and Contents A view showing the statue of the dead Buddha and his disciple Ananda at 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)/342
Scope and Contents A dark slide showing the statue of the dead Buddha and his disciple Ananda at 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 Rest House, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/329
Scope and Contents A view of the rest house at Polonnaruwa with trees in the foreground.
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] - Rest House, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/388
Scope and Contents A view showing a group of Europeans loading or unloading baggage from their cars, presumably during the excursion to Jaffna illustrated in Y3011B(LS)/385-387.
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] - Spider on tea bush, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/351
Scope and Contents A well-caught photograph showing a large spider on its web.
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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/405
Scope and Contents A view showing the estate bungalow and garden on the St Leonards Estate in the Udapussellawa district south-east of Kandy.
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], St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/406
Scope and Contents A poorly-exposed view showing the estate bungalow and garden from the hillside looking directly onto the neatly laid out property. With tea growing on the hill behind the 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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/407
Scope and Contents A well-exposed view showing the estate from the hillside.
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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/408
Scope and Contents A view of the house and garden of the estate.
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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/409
Scope and Contents A well-exposed view showing the estate bungalow and garden on the St Leonards Estate in the Udapussellawa district south-east of Kandy.
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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/411
Scope and Contents A view showing a pathway in the garden at St Leonards with an unidentified figure standing in the background (probably A.C. Wilson).
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], St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/412
Scope and Contents A view showing part of the garden at St Leonards with well-tended lawn and paths.
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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/413
Scope and Contents A view showing a stream and lush vegetation with a figure in the foreground (probably A.C. Wilson).
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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/415
Scope and Contents A view showing a group of tea-pickers with their wicker baskets.
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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/416
Scope and Contents A rather dark view showing a group of tea-pickers with the wicker baskets.
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] - St Leonards; A.C. Wilson, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/414
Scope and Contents A view showing Wilson with three terriers in the foreground, with tea-pickers gathered beyond. The only information gathered on A.C. Wilson is an entry in 'Ferguson's Ceylon Handbook and Directory' for 1919-1920: 'Wilson, A.C. ... (Capt., Hampshires) ... Planter ... (Chairman, Udepussuellawa P[lanters] A[ssociation]) ... St Leonard's ... Halgranoya'.
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] - St Leonards, HPA, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/417
Scope and Contents A view showing HPA posed in the garden at St Leonards.
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] - St Leonards. Salon, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/410
Scope and Contents A view showing a section of the drawing room of the estate house with a fireplace, books and framed pictures and photographs lining the wall.
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] - Talagala Est, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/396
Scope and Contents A view showing the estate bungalow with a stone-pillared verandah.
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] - Talagala Rubber Est, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/395
Scope and Contents A close-up view of a rubber tree showing the cuts made in the bark and the collecting cup for the latex. The Talagala estates are situated in the low-lying Kalutara district south-east of Colombo.
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] - Talagala Rubber Est, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/397
Scope and Contents A view showing a native worker tapping a rubber tree.
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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