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Kandy (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:

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Group of Kandyan chiefs, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/53
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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Group of Kandyan ladies, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/54
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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High priest of Buddha, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/17
Scope and Contents

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.

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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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

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/4/1
Scope and Contents

114 x 87 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1955
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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Hindu Temple, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/121
Scope and Contents

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.

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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Horti, buildings, Kandy, 1889, 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/110
Scope and Contents

200 x 136 mm. Exterior view of the horticultural buildings at the 1889 Kandy Agri-Horticultural Exhibition.

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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India rubber tree, Peradeniya Gardens, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/23
Scope and Contents

276 x 217 mm. Showing the base of the trunk and the root system of an India rubber tree in Peradeniya Botanical gardens.

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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Jewelled casket presented by the Burmese to Ceylon, in Buddhist Temple, Kandy, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/2
Scope and Contents

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.

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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Kandy, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/43
Scope and Contents

276 x 215 mm. View looking W along Colombo Street, Kandy, a commercial thoroughfare lined with small shops in the centre of the town.

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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Kandy, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/120
Scope and Contents

272x207mm. Similar view to Y3022G/1, looking eastwards over Kandy from the Military Barracks. The King's Pavilion can be seen at the left.

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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Kandy, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/1
Scope and Contents

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.

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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Kandy, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/2
Scope and Contents

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.

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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Kandy, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/3
Scope and Contents

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.

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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Kandy, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/36
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1867
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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Kandy, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/37
Scope and Contents

213 x 158 mm. View looking westwards over the central part of Kandy.

Dates: 1867
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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Kandy, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/42
Scope and Contents

174 x 104 mm. View looking westwards over the central part of Kandy.

Dates: 1867
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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Kandy, 1886-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/2
Scope and Contents

95 x 130 mm.

Dates: 1886-11
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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Kandy, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/29
Scope and Contents

265x215mm.

Dates: 1886
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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Kandy and the lake, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/10
Scope and Contents

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'.

Dates: 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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Kandy and the Lake, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/14
Scope and Contents

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.

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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Kandy art ware, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/3
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1890
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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Kandy, Buddhist temple, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/30
Scope and Contents

279x215mm.

Dates: 1886
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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Kandy, Ceylon, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/11
Scope and Contents

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.

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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Kandy from above the lake, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/99
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Missing.

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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Kandy from above the Lake, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/99A
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format).

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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