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Kandy (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 143 Collections and/or Records:

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A general view of Kandy, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/5
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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A Kandyan chief, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/31
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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A Kandyan lady, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/32
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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Agri-Horticultural Exhibition, Kandy, 1889, 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/111
Scope and Contents

199 x 155 mm. Showing the ‘Native Products’ stand at the exhibition. Photograph of Melrose Abbey pasted on reverse.

Dates: 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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[Agricultural Exhibition] Kandy, 1885, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/108
Scope and Contents

198 x 151 mm. Showing the Arts and Manufacturers section at the exhibition.

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

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/109
Scope and Contents

203 x 149 mm. Showing stands of plants at the exhibition.

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

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/106
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Now used as district court and supreme court

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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Assam India rubber tree, Peradeniya, 1907

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

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/22
Scope and Contents

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
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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Botanical Gardens showing cabbage palms, Peradeniya, Ceylon, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303L/2
Scope and Contents

169 x 241 mm. View looking along the avenue of cabbage palms in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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Buddhist temple, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/44
Scope and Contents

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
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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Buddhist Temple, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/122
Scope and Contents

274x212mrn. View of the entrance to the Temple of the Tooth at Kandy.

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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Buddhist Temple, Kandy, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/6
Scope and Contents

277 x 218 mm. Photograph by Scowen & Co.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
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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Carved tusks presented to Kandy Temple by Burma, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/84
Scope and Contents

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

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
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] 1910-11, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/327-419
Scope and Contents

Includes a number of photographs of tea estates.

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] - Chief's daughters, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/346
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] - 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 : Kandy, Peredeniya Gardens

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.

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 : Kandy, Peredeniya Gardens

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.

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 : Kandy : Peredeniya Gardens, bamboos on river

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.

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 : Kandy : Peredeniya Gardens, bamboos on river

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.

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 : Kandy, Peredeniya Gardens, palm

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.

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 : Kandy : Peredeniya Gardens, palm avenue

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.

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 : Kandy : Peredeniya Gardens. Palm which dies after flowering

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 24/15
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.

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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