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Kandy (inhabited place)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 146 Collections and/or Records:

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A Kandyan lady, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/32
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A sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 95
Dates: 1892
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Agri-Horticultural Exhibition, Kandy, 1889, 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/111
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199 x 155 mm. Showing the ‘Native Products’ stand at the exhibition. Photograph of Melrose Abbey pasted on reverse.

Dates: 1889
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[Agricultural Exhibition] Kandy, 1885, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/108
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198 x 151 mm. Showing the Arts and Manufacturers section at the exhibition.

Dates: 1885
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[Agricultural Exhibition] Kandy, 1885, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/109
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203 x 149 mm. Showing stands of plants at the exhibition.

Dates: 1885
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Ancient Audience Hall of the Kandyan Kings, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/106
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Half-plate. Now used as district court and supreme court

Dates: 1907
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Assam India rubber tree, Peradeniya, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/90
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Bamboos in Peradeniya Gardens, Kandy, 1870 - 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/22
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276 x 218 mm. Showing a clump of giant bamboos on the bank of the Mahaweli Ganga in the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. The caption inscribed on the plate reads: 'Dendrocalamus giganteus. Giant bamboo. Height over 100 ft.'

Dates: 1870 - 1900
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Botanical Gardens showing cabbage palms, Peradeniya, Ceylon, 1960 - 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303L/2
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169 x 241 mm. View looking along the avenue of cabbage palms in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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Buddhist Temple, Kandy, 1870 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/6
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277 x 218 mm. Photograph by Scowen & Co.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
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Buddhist temple, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/44
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273 x 217 mm. Showing the interior of the temple, a long room with a low sloping roof, filled with various images. Location unidentified, but this may show the interior of the rock temple at Damballa, 38 miles N of Kandy.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Buddhist Temple, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/122
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274x212mrn. View of the entrance to the Temple of the Tooth at Kandy.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Carved tusks presented to Kandy Temple by Burma, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/84
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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.

Dates: 1899
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Carving in granite at Anuradhapura [caption on plate: carved terminal to wing monastery, Anuradhapura], 1870 - 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/30
Scope and Contents 213 x 270 mm. View of one of the dwarpals, or door guardians, which stand at the main entrance to the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth) at Anuradhapura. This stone slab, with a sigmoid top similar in shape to an English graveyard headstone, is carved in deep relief with a full length figure flanked by two dwarf-like attendants. The Dalada Maligawa stands within the precincts of the Thuparama Dapada and was built to enshrine the left canina of Buddha which was brought to Ceylon in 311...
Dates: 1870 - 1900
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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] 1910-11, 1910 - 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/327-419
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Includes a number of photographs of tea estates.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Chief's daughters, 1910 - 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/346
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A group portrait of eight young Singalese girls.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Kandy Chiefs' Daughters, 1910 - 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/345
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A group portrait of eight young Singalese girls.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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Ceylon : Kandy, Peredeniya Gardens

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 25/11
Scope and Contents From the File:

Album containing panoramic photographs, 300 x 115 mm (actual print surface 290 x 105 mm.), on linen hinges bound by the India Office Library. Includes typed list of contents bound in at the beginning of the album.

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Ceylon : Kandy, Peredeniya Gardens

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 25/12
Scope and Contents From the File:

Album containing panoramic photographs, 300 x 115 mm (actual print surface 290 x 105 mm.), on linen hinges bound by the India Office Library. Includes typed list of contents bound in at the beginning of the album.

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Ceylon : Kandy : Peredeniya Gardens, bamboos on river

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 24/12
Scope and Contents From the File:

Album containing prints, of a total size of 300 x 185 mm. (actual print surface 260 x 165 mm.), on linen hinges bound by the India Office Library. Includes typed list of contents bound in at the beginning of the album.

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Ceylon : Kandy : Peredeniya Gardens, bamboos on river

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 24/13
Scope and Contents From the File:

Album containing prints, of a total size of 300 x 185 mm. (actual print surface 260 x 165 mm.), on linen hinges bound by the India Office Library. Includes typed list of contents bound in at the beginning of the album.

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Ceylon : Kandy, Peredeniya Gardens, palm

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 24/17
Scope and Contents From the File:

Album containing prints, of a total size of 300 x 185 mm. (actual print surface 260 x 165 mm.), on linen hinges bound by the India Office Library. Includes typed list of contents bound in at the beginning of the album.

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Ceylon : Kandy : Peredeniya Gardens, palm avenue

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 24/14
Scope and Contents From the File:

Album containing prints, of a total size of 300 x 185 mm. (actual print surface 260 x 165 mm.), on linen hinges bound by the India Office Library. Includes typed list of contents bound in at the beginning of the album.

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