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Kandy (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:

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Para rubber trees, Paradeniya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/89
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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Peradeniya. Giant bamboos, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/90A
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Part of a clump of giant bamboos in the Government Gardens at Peredeniya showing both sides of the river - on opposite shore are the experiments grounds(Fisher). [The first Botanic Gardens in Ceylon were established at Slave Island and later moved to Kalutara. They were transferred to their present location in 1813. The photograph shows the giant bamboos on the banks of the Mahawelia Ganga, introduced into the gardens in 1858].

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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Peradeniya, Kandy, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/79
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Outside a shop in road.

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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Peradinya Gardens Candy [Kandy], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/69
Scope and Contents From the File: An album containing 106 collodio-chloride prints, a few outside the dates printed on the cover. Most are professional work of high quality. Not all relate to India. There is one photograph of Cambridge in 1902 (24); ten taken in Ireland during 1902-03, presumably during Douglas's leave, including sporting scenes and a wedding; six photographs of Sri Lanka (65-70); four of Hong Kong (71-74) and four of Paris (75-78) dated 1907.A number of items have been inserted, including amateur...
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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Priests at the Temple of the Tooth, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/15
Scope and Contents

216 x 268 mm. Showing a group posed in front of one of the carved archways inside the temple complex. The figures include a drummer, masked devil dancers and young acolytes.

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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Queen Victoria’s 60 year Jubilee, Kandy, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/5
Scope and Contents

272 x 208 mm. View from the Pattirippwa (the octagonal building) of the Temple of the Tooth looking along the Esplanade towards Queen’s Hotel at the farther end. The Diamond Jubilee celebrations are in progress, with crowds gathered round the Governor’s pavilion and troops of the Lancashire Regiment beyond. The celebrations took place on June 29th.

Dates: 1897
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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Queen Victoria’s 60 year Jubilee, Kandy, 1897-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/6
Scope and Contents

276 x 214 mm. View from the same location as Y303B/5, probably taken a short while before the start of the ceremony. On either side of the carpet leading to the Governor’s pavilion is a row of elephants who bowed as Governor Ridgeway passed by. Photograph probably by W.L.H. Skeen & Co.

Dates: 1897-06-29
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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Queen Victoria’s 60 year Jubilee, Kandy Temple, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/4
Scope and Contents

273 x 213 mm. View from the Esplanade looking towards the Temple of the Tooth, with pavilions and decorations erected for the celebration of Queen Victoria’s Jubilee. See also Y303B/5-6, 79-83. Photograph probably by W.L.H. Skeen & Co.

Dates: 1897
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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Queen Victoria’s 60 year’s Jubilee, Kandy, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/80
Scope and Contents

272 x 212 mm. Showing crowds in the street, with flags and other decorations flying from the houses in the background. Precise location unidentified, but the building in the foreground is possibly part of Queen’s hotel. Photographer unknown, probably Skeen & Co.

Dates: 1897
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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Queen Victoria’s 60 years Jubilee, Kandy, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/81
Scope and Contents

270 x 212 mm. Similar view to Y303B/80, but taken from a slightly different angle. Photographer unknown, probably W.L.H. Skeen & Co.

Dates: 1897
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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Queen Victoria’s 60 year’s Jubilee, Queen’s Hotel Kandy, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/79
Scope and Contents

272 x 213 mm. View looking along Trincomalee Street from the Esplanade, with Queen’s Hotel in the foreground decorated with flags and banners. Queen’s Hotel was established in 1849. See also Y303B/5. Photographer unknown, probably W.L.H. Skeen & Co.

Dates: 1897
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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Queen Victoria’s 60 year’s Jubilee, Triumphal Arch, Kandy, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/67
Scope and Contents

270 x 215 mm. View showing a road in Kandy lined with decorations and with a large triumphal arch. A similar structure can be seen at Y3022G/18. Photographer unknown, probably W.L.H. Skeen & Co.

Dates: 1897
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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Queen Victoria’s Jubilee, Kandy, 1897 Kandy Temple, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/83
Scope and Contents

273 x 213 mm. View from the vicinity of the Governor’s stand during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of 29th June 1897, looking eastwards along the Esplanade towards the Temple of the Tooth. A large crowd of spectators, mainly school children, stands in the foreground. Photographer unknown, probably W.L.H. Skeen & Co.

Dates: 1897
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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Queen Victoria’s Jubilee, Kandy decorations, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/65
Scope and Contents

270 x 212 mm. View looking along Colombo Street, with bunting, flags and other decorations lining the road way. Photographer unknown, probably W.L.H Skeen & Co.

Dates: 1897
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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Reception of Kandyan Chiefs : the dais in the audience hall, Kandy, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/22
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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Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya: avenue of royal palms, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/24
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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Royal group taken at the Kings Pavilion, Kandy, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/1
Scope and Contents

Printed key to 26 persons in the group.

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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Sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 96
Scope and Contents

'A sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom', the last independent state in Sri Lanka, which had its capital at Kandy, c. 1835, 186 pages; a memorandum on the law of inheritance, 30 pages; rules for administering justice, 25 pages; Sir John Doyley's notes on the Kandyan law of inheritance, 8 pages; Singhalese law of inheritance, etc., 47 pages; and notes on the law of marriage, etc., 30 pages.

Dates: 1835
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Street scene, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/123
Scope and Contents

278x210mm. View looking along an unidentified street lined with houses and shops.

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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Talipot Palm Avenue, Peradeniya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/87
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. (Mr Willis, the Director in foreground). [John Christopher Willis (1868-1958), Senior Assistant in Botany, Glasgow University 1894-1896; Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya 1896-1911; Director of the Botanic Gardens, Rio de Janeiro 1912-1915; author of various botanical publications].

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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Tamil funeral procession, Kandy, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/107
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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Tamil woman grinding rice in a stone mortar outside a house near Kandy, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/80
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Negative useless. [No print].

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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Temple of the ‘Tooth’ Candy [Kandy], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/66
Scope and Contents From the File: An album containing 106 collodio-chloride prints, a few outside the dates printed on the cover. Most are professional work of high quality. Not all relate to India. There is one photograph of Cambridge in 1902 (24); ten taken in Ireland during 1902-03, presumably during Douglas's leave, including sporting scenes and a wedding; six photographs of Sri Lanka (65-70); four of Hong Kong (71-74) and four of Paris (75-78) dated 1907.A number of items have been inserted, including amateur...
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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Temple of the Tooth, Kandy, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/13
Scope and Contents

275 x 212 mm. View from the main entrance of the Dalada Maligawa or Temple of the Tooth looking along the outside of the carved stone wall towards the Pattirippuwa, the octagonal building housing the Oriental Library. Part of the European Library and Assembly Rooms can be seen in the background.

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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Temple of the Tooth showing reclining Buddha, Kandy, Ceylon, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303L/4
Scope and Contents

194 x 140 mm. Close-up view of the upper half of the effigy of the reclining Buddha in the Temple of the Tooth, Kandy.

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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