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Kandy (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:

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The bamboo pond, Peradeniya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/86
Scope and Contents

Half-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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The Dalada Maligawa (Kandy); Temple of the Tooth, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/60
Scope and Contents

276 x 212 mm. View showing the main (west) façade of the Temple of the Tooth, with the entrance in the foreground and the Pattirippuwa, the octagonal building containing the Oriental Library, beyond.

Dates: 1875
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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The Kandy Perahera, Ceylon, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303L/3
Scope and Contents

194 x 133 mm. View showing the annual procession of the tooth relic through the streets of 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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The Kings Pavilion, Kandy : drawing room, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/13
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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The Kings Pavilion, Kandy : exterior, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/11
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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The Kings Pavilion, Kandy : grand staircase, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/12
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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The Kings Pavilion, Kandy : Her Royal Highnesss boudoir, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/14
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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The lake, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/24
Scope and Contents

277x221mm.

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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The Lake and portion of the Library, 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022E/54
Scope and Contents

291 x 235 mm. View from the Pattirippuwa of the Dalada Daligawa (Temple of the Tooth) looking south over the Lake with part of the European Library and Assembly Rooms visible in the left foreground. No. 2091 scratched out on negative.

Dates: 1871
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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The Lake Candy [Kandy], 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/67
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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The Library & Buddhist Temple, Kandy, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/4
Scope and Contents

280 x 209 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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The Nicobar Island Breadfruit tree and other plants, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/88
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. The Nicobar Island Breadfruit tree/Plantation behind/Sisal Hemp great cultivation of the Bahamas (now coming into India too)/Panama hat plant. (Fisher).

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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The Perahera; an annual Buddhist Procession, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/59
Scope and Contents 206 x 213 mm. View showing the Perahera procession passing through the streets of Kandy. Richly caparisoned elephants march three abreast surrounded by Kandyan elders, while a dense crowd lines the street watching the progress of the ceremony. The Perahera is the annual procession of the tooth relic around the streets of Kandy. The main procession is at night time, but other parts of ceremony which lasts about a week, take place during the day. This photograph is also incorrectly captioned...
Dates: 1875
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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The Perahera or Procession of the ‘Tooth’, Kandy, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/62
Scope and Contents

276 x 212 mm. View looking down onto the Perahera procession, with crowds lining the street as the elephant carrying the Tooth relics passes by. A similar view to Y303B/59, although most of the figures in this photograph are blurred through movement.

Dates: 1875
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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The Perahera, The Annual Buddhist Procession, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/63
Scope and Contents 265 x 215 mm. Showing the elephant carrying the Tooth relic, with two flanking elephants and surrounding crowds. The group stands at the corner of Hill Street and Trincomalee Street. Photograph by Scowen & Co/Apothecaries Company. Scowen’s original signature in the photograph has been inked over and stamped by the Colombo Apothecaries Company. This would imply that the latter firm took over Scowen’s stock at some time in the 1890s. The signature on Y303B/59 has also been inked over but...
Dates: 1875
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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The Procession of the Holy Relic of the Tooth, Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] (The Kandy Perahera), 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC India/132
Scope and Contents

The postcard is addressed to Mrs Roma Detwold (or Detmold), London. It is signed 'Gilbert' and contains a brief note.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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The tooth relic, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/16
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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TheTemple of the Tooth, Kandy, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/83
Scope and Contents

View of the Temple within the quadrangle.

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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Two Kandyan Chiefs, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/103
Scope and Contents

In everyday dress. Taller C. B. Nugawela, shorter, L.B. Ranuraya. (Fisher).

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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View of part of Kandy, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/85
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Statue of Sir H. G. Ward GCMG. Native Court House just in front of Church, and crowd waiting for cases to come on (Fisher). [Sir Henry George Ward (1797-1860) was Lord High Commissioner to the Ionian Islands, 1849-1855 and Governor of Ceylon 1855-1860. He died of cholera in Madras shortly after taking up the post of Governor].

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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