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Colombo (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 174 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Front of Colombo Station, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/1
Scope and Contents 207 x 150 mm. General view of the station exterior from the south west: ‘Of the terminus buildings at Colombo Messrs. Slinn have taken a series of large size views of first-rate character, especially of the handsome exterior and the light and airy interior of the Passenger Station, the material and architecture of which are so well suited to the country and climate. Without being imposing, the twin booking offices which constitute the front are really striking and the great traceried...
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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Fruit-boutique, Colombo, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/12
Scope and Contents

The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 82. 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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Galle Face Church, Colombo [c 1875], 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/35
Scope and Contents

206 x 153 mm. View looking towards the church, with the cricket ground at the right and palm trees in the background. This small stone church, named Christ Church, was the property of the Church Missionary Society and possessed a school room at its rear and a mission house (probably the building at the right seen here) to one side.

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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Galle Face, Colombo, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/114
Scope and Contents

274x212mm. View from the clock tower and lighthouse in Chatham Street looking south along the Galle Face Promenade. Part of the Military Barracks can be seen at the left, with a portion of the lake beyond. At the far side of this a portion of the Galle Face Cemetery (opened in 1803) is visible. The Galle Face Hotel (Y3022L/115) is situated among the trees in the distance.

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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Galle Face, Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/65
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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Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards, mainly of Colombo scenes, published by W.H.L. Skeen and Co.

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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Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/115
Scope and Contents

273x211mm. View looking along the palm-shaded drive towards the hotel, with the porte-cochere entrance at the left and verandahs at the right. Established in the 1880s, the hotel became one of the leading establishments on the island, and is shown in this print before it was rebuilt on an enlarged scale in 1894.

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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Galle Road, Columbo [i.e. Colombo], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/405
Scope and Contents

Approximately 200 x 140 mm. Photogravure. Probably photographed by F. Skeen.

Dates: 1890 - 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).
 File

Gardens, 1964 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/11/2
Scope and Contents

This file contains notes about tending to the High Commission residence gardens in Accra, Vientiane [Viangchan] and Colombo. (circa 80 sheets).

Dates: 1964 - 1975
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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Goods train, Colombo Station, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/4
Scope and Contents

211 x 145 mm. Similar to Y303A/3, but taken from a different angle and showing a train with goods as well as passenger carriages.

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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Harbour showing starting point of Breakwater, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/44
Scope and Contents

205 x 148 mm. View looking down onto the base of the Breakwater with labourers, material and a locomotive on site. A small part of the Breakwater projects into the harbour in the background.

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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Harbour showing starting point of Breakwater [Colombo, c 1875], 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/43
Scope and Contents

204 x 138 mm. View looking north-east towards the spot which was to become the base of the Colombo Breakwater.

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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Hindoo Temple, Colombo, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/118
Scope and Contents

271x210mm. View of the Hindu temple is Sea Street, Colombo.

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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Hindu Temple, Colombo, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/7
Scope and Contents

280 x 215 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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Hindu Temple festival, Colombo, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/8
Scope and Contents

The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 140. 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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Hindu Temple, Sea Street, Colombo, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/30
Scope and Contents

277 x 215 mm. View from the road of the temple also seen in Y3022G/7. Photographer unknown.

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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In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/13
Scope and Contents

[Views from boat].

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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In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/14
Scope and Contents

[Views from boat].

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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In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/15
Scope and Contents

[Views from boat].

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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In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/16
Scope and Contents

[Views from boat].

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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In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/17
Scope and Contents

[Views from boat of boating in harbour].

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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In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/18
Scope and Contents

[Views from boat of boating in harbour].

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).
 Item

In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/19
Scope and Contents

[Views from boat of boating in harbour].

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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In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/20
Scope and Contents

View of launch and jetty lighthouse from steamer.

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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In Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/21
Scope and Contents

Showing black crows flying around.

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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