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North Central Province (province)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

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A view in Anuradhapura : the Thuparama Dagoba, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/52
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 are preceded by a 72 pp. description...
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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Anuradhapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/64
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. The Jetawanarama Dagoba or Abhayagiri Dagoba. Both names used. (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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Anuradhapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/65
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. The Thuparama Dagoba from the east side.

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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Anuradhapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/66
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. The Ruanwali Dagoba.

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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Anuradhapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/67
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Inside the outer gateway. Devotees taking gifts to the sacred bo-tree.

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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Anuradhapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/68
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. The King's bathing place.

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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Anuradhapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/69
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). The Ruanwili Dagoba. Statues of Buddhas and of a King. Full moon day - notice vast mass of the brickwork. (Fisher). [With suppliants kneeling at prayer in foregound]

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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Anuradhapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/71
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Front of outer entrance to sacred Bo-tree. Children - Stalls of lotus sellers.

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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Anuradhapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/72
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. One of the altars round the terrace immediately below the Sacred Bo-tree. [With Singhalese at prayer in foreground]

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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Anuradhapura. Isurumum Rock Temple, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/62A
Scope and Contents

Quarter- plate. Dagoba (Bell) light kept on top here all night; Temple Room (Vihara image room). Priest holding key of temple; Elephant heads cut in the face of rock, very low relief. (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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Anuradhapura. Isurumuni Rock Temple Mihintale. Moonlight view (just after sunset), 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/63
Scope and Contents

[No print]. Painting only.

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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Anuradhapura, Ruanwili Dajoba, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/70
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). One of the side gates. To left side of picture, in shadow above the line of elephants heads are the remains of the ancient painting of the stone work - a red, yellow and green. Colour of brick work at back is a dirty red - stonework is now for the most part a dull gray, i.e. paint has worn off. (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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Brazen Palace, Anuradhapura Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/78
Scope and Contents

Captioned 'No. 60' on the reverse.

Dates: 1910
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] 1910-11, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/327-419
Scope and Contents

Includes a number of photographs of tea estates.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Buddha, Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/339
Scope and Contents

A view showing a huge statue (about 24 feet high) of Buddha carved from a rock face at the Kalu Gal Wihara, or Black Rock Cave.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Minari [Minneriya] Tank, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/391
Scope and Contents

A view showing two Europeans and two Sinhalese on a wooden catamaran on the shore of the Minneriya Tank, one of the vast inland reservoirs built by Maha Sen in the third century AD. Minneriya lies a few miles north-west of the ruined city of Polunnaruwa.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/343
Scope and Contents

A view showing the statue of Ananda, the head of the reclining Buddha and other carvings in the Kalu Gal Wihara.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/344
Scope and Contents A view of the statue of King Parakrama with a Sinhalese standing beside it to indicate scale (the statue stands about 14 feet high): 'In this rock is a striking statueof King Parakrama carved, like that of the recumbent Buddha, in the solid rock. The monarch, who raised most of the temples and monuments of the city, stands with his back to his great works holding an ola, or palm leaf book, in his hands as if at the end of his glorious reign he had found in the study of the Buddhist...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/327
Scope and Contents

A view showing two unidentified Europeans carrying shotguns and three Sri Lankan servants.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/328
Scope and Contents

A view of the rest house at Polonnaruwa, a verandahed bungalow on a small incline.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/330
Scope and Contents

A view looking across a wide curving river towards distant mountains.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/331
Scope and Contents

A rather indistinct view showing cattle in a field.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/332
Scope and Contents A view showing the Wata Dage and the Thuparama in the ruined city of Polonnaruwa. The Wata Dage, or Round House, are the circular halls built by King Karakrama. The Thuparama (left of slide) is a temple built in oblong form with a low, square tower.Polonnaruwa, situated in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, 50 miles south-east of Anuradhapura, had been a royal residence of the rulers of Sri Lanka since 368 AD. It was only with the sacking of Anuradhapura by the Tamils in the...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/333
Scope and Contents

A view showing the ruins of the Jetawanarama temple with a large statue of Buddha (lacking a head) on the rear wall: 'The Jetawanarama is 170 feet long by 80 feet wide, with a height which must have been ... At least one hundred feet. The walls, built of red brick and coated with chunam [cement or plaster], are twelve feet thick, and the two huge columns flanking the entrance are almost awe-inspiring (Williams 1950, pp. 146-147).

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Polonnaruwa, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/334
Scope and Contents

A view showing an unidentified ruin and various statues.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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