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Central Province (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Fraser's Est; Factory, Matale, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/392
Scope and Contents

A view showing the factory of Joseph Fraser's estate at Matale. This slide is a duplicate of another in this box but has a contradictory caption. Maskeliya and Matale are situated at almost opposite edges of the central tea-growing area of Ceylon, Maskeliya on the slopes of Adam's Peak in the south and Matale in the north.

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] - Fraser's Est: Matale, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/393
Scope and Contents

A view showing a European standing among tea plants with estate buildings in the background. The man in the foreground is presumably Frederick H. Fraser who took over the running of the property from his father, Joseph, who had arrived in Ceylon in 1872 and become part proprietor of the Matale Estate in 1886.

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] - Hindu temple, Watagoda, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/350
Scope and Contents

A view showing the ruins of a small Hindu temple with an Englishman posed in front of it.

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] - Kandy Chiefs' Daughters, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/345
Scope and Contents

A group portrait of eight young Singalese girls.

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] - Matale rest house, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/374
Scope and Contents

A view from the road of this attractive little bungalow with tiled roof.

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] - N. Eliya, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/377
Scope and Contents

A view looking across Nuwara Eliya Lake 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] - Nuwara Eliya, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/378
Scope and Contents

A view showing a European and two Sinhalese caddies on the golf course at Nuwara Eliya.

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] - Nuwara Eliya Hotel, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/376
Scope and Contents

A front view of the Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya: 'There are few hotels in the East which command the advantages of this well-known hostelry. It is situated 6,200 feet above sea-level, in a magnificent climate, and in close proximity to golf-links which are said by experts to be the best east of Suez. The hotel stands on 17 acres of ground, and there are 7 acres of kitchen garden, whilst there is a private dairy pleasantly situated on high land.' (Wright 1907, pp. 832-833).

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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/405
Scope and Contents

A view showing the estate bungalow and garden on the St Leonards Estate in the Udapussellawa district south-east of Kandy.

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], St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/406
Scope and Contents

A poorly-exposed view showing the estate bungalow and garden from the hillside looking directly onto the neatly laid out property. With tea growing on the hill behind the house.

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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/407
Scope and Contents

A well-exposed view showing the estate from the hillside.

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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/408
Scope and Contents

A view of the house and garden of the estate.

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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/409
Scope and Contents

A well-exposed view showing the estate bungalow and garden on the St Leonards Estate in the Udapussellawa district south-east of Kandy.

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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/411
Scope and Contents

A view showing a pathway in the garden at St Leonards with an unidentified figure standing in the background (probably A.C. Wilson).

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], St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/412
Scope and Contents

A view showing part of the garden at St Leonards with well-tended lawn and paths.

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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/413
Scope and Contents

A view showing a stream and lush vegetation with a figure in the foreground (probably A.C. Wilson).

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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/415
Scope and Contents

A view showing a group of tea-pickers with their wicker baskets.

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] - St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/416
Scope and Contents

A rather dark view showing a group of tea-pickers with the wicker baskets.

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] - St Leonards; A.C. Wilson, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/414
Scope and Contents

A view showing Wilson with three terriers in the foreground, with tea-pickers gathered beyond. The only information gathered on A.C. Wilson is an entry in 'Ferguson's Ceylon Handbook and Directory' for 1919-1920: 'Wilson, A.C. ... (Capt., Hampshires) ... Planter ... (Chairman, Udepussuellawa P[lanters] A[ssociation]) ... St Leonard's ... Halgranoya'.

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] - St Leonards, HPA, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/417
Scope and Contents

A view showing HPA posed in the garden at St Leonards.

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] - St Leonards. Salon, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/410
Scope and Contents

A view showing a section of the drawing room of the estate house with a fireplace, books and framed pictures and photographs lining the wall.

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] Tea Factory, Maskeliya, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/375
Scope and Contents

A view showing a tea factory perched on thickly vegetated hillside. This slide is a duplicate of another in this box which identifies the actual estate and the location as Matale. Consequently, this one appears to be wrongly captioned: Maskeliya and Matale are situated at almost opposite edges of the central tea-growing area of Ceylon, Maskeliya on the slopes of Adam's Peak in the south and Matale in the north.

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], Watagoda, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/348
Scope and Contents

A well-focused view showing devil-dancers in wooden masks posed for the camera.

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] - Watagoda, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/372
Scope and Contents

A rather dark view showing PCA and Maude standing outside their bungalow, a small building with corrugated iron roof.

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] - Watagoda; bathing Xmas Day, 1910-12-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/361
Scope and Contents

A view showing a man preparing for a swim beside a series of cascades.

Dates: 1910-12-25
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).