Kandy (inhabited place)
Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:
104 x 142 mm. Half length seated portrait of a Kandyan Chief. The caption appears to have mistaken this figure for a Buddhist priest from the Temple of the Tooth. Photographer unknown, probably Scowen &Co.
Hillwood School, Kandy: the Most Rev. L.J. De Mel (1902-1976), Bishop of Kurunegala, lighting ceremonial lamp at the opening of the new Hall in Mar. 1955, 1955
114 x 87 mm. glossy print.
275x208mm. View looking down on the enclosed courtyard of the temple. Precise location unidentified: the building in the background is possibly the Prison, with the Railway Station on the left.
200 x 136 mm. Exterior view of the horticultural buildings at the 1889 Kandy Agri-Horticultural Exhibition.
276 x 217 mm. Showing the base of the trunk and the root system of an India rubber tree in Peradeniya Botanical gardens.
210 x 271 mm. General view of the jewel encrusted casket, shaped in the form of a dagoba and intended to contain the tooth relic in the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth) at Kandy. A clipping from an unidentified paper, stuck into the album, gives details of the precious stones and metals contained in the casket and canopy. Photographer unknown, probably W.L.H. Skeen & Co.
276 x 215 mm. View looking W along Colombo Street, Kandy, a commercial thoroughfare lined with small shops in the centre of the town.
272x207mm. Similar view to Y3022G/1, looking eastwards over Kandy from the Military Barracks. The King's Pavilion can be seen at the left.
277 x 212 mm. View looking eastwards over the town of Kandy from the military headquarters, with the lake at the right and the centre of Kandy directly in front of the viewer. The three streets seen running east to west are, from the left, King Street, Colombo Street and Ward Street. Probably by Scowen & Co.
276 x 216 mm. View looking northwest from above the south shore of the lake. It looks over the western half of the lake towards the town. The military headquarters can be seen in the distance. The view forms, when joined with plate 3, a panoramic view of the town.
276 x 216 mm. View from the same position (Gregory Road) as plate 2, looking across the lake to the eastern part of Kandy. The view forms, when joined with plate 2, a panoramic view of the town. Photograph by Scowen & Co.
268 x 209mm. View looking westwards over the central part of Kandy. In the left foreground is the Temple of the Tooth (see Y3022G/6) with the Esplanade and the north end of the lake beyond. At the right can be seen the tower of St Paul's Church with Colombo Street beyond and the military quarters on the hill in the background.
213 x 158 mm. View looking westwards over the central part of Kandy.
174 x 104 mm. View looking westwards over the central part of Kandy.
95 x 130 mm.
The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 102. Printed in Saxony. Published by 'The Travellers Mart', 14 York and Ballie Street, Colombo'.
268 x 210 mm. View looking eastwards over the town from the military quarters and showing King Street, Colombo Street and Ward Street running west-east across the town. Photographer unknown, either Scowen & Co or W.L.H. Skeen & Co.
282 x 216 mm. View showing shelves lines with cast images of the Buddha. These artefacts are possibly part of the collection of Hugh Nevill of the Ceylon Civil Service: photographs of this, ‘showing nearly every description of Kandyan Art-work in Silver, Copper, Brass, carved Ivory, Wood, stone,’ were advertised by W.L.H. Skeen & Co in the 'Mercantile and Planting Directory' for 1891-92. See also Y303B/85-87. Photograph probably by W.L.H. Skeen & Co.
271 x 207 mm. View from the hills to the south looking northwest over the lake and towards the town. The Library and Assembly Rooms are housed in the building projecting into the lake, with the Esplanade to the left and the main part of the town at the west end of the lake. The military barracks can be seen on the hill at the extreme left of the print. Photographer unknown, either Scowen & Co. or W.L.H. Skeen &Co.
Half-plate (landscape format).
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