Central Province (province)
Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:
203 x 144 mm. View looking across a slope planted out with tea, towards the factory building, with estate workers' quarters at the right.
204 x 148 mm. View looking acroos a slope planted out with tea, towards the factory building, with estate workers' quarters at the right.
The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'The oldest rubber tree in Ceylon at Peradeniya gardens'.
103 x 145 mm. A view looking along the path which crosses a small wooden bridge over the Sezibwa River. With a few Ugandan men siting on the far side of the bridge and thick forest on all sides.
149 x 103 mm. Showing a large thatched hut surrounded by a banana plantation, with forest beyond.
102 x 77 mm. A view looking along the wharf at the end of the canal, with timber sleepers stacked at the side of the pier ready for transportation.
The postcard is addressed to Mrs Gilbert Dold, London. It contains a brief note and is signed 'GW' or 'GD'.
Government plantations, Kampala, Nurseries and cocoa plantations with rice in foreground, Jan. 1910, 1910-01
A similar view to the preceding plate but with small paddy fields in the foreground.
Government plantations, Kampala - nurseries and cocoa plantations with small portion of coffee estate in foreground January 1910, 1910-01
151 x 116 mm. A view looking over the Governemnt plantations at Kampala. Cocoa was successfully introduced from Kew in 1901, the first commercial planting taking place in 1908, and the first export in 1917. With the collapse of the market in 1924 however the industry was ruined and was not resuscitated untile the late 1950s.
A view showing HPA on a bungalow verandah.
79 x 105 mm. A view looking along a forest road, with nurseries at the left of the pathway.
140 x 80 mm. Showing three European officials supervising the sorting of elephant tusks at Kampala. At the left of the group stands (Sir) Alexander George Boyle (1827-1943), a Sub-Commissioner and later Acting Governor (1909-1910) after the departure of Sir Henry Hesketh Bell; the central figure standing beaneath an arch of tusks supported by Africans, is unidentified, as is the figure at the right of the photograph.
117 x 86 mm. Showing a band of pipers accompanied by two drummers, seated in a courtyard outside a neatly thatched hut (similar in appearance to the tomb of Kabaka Mutesa I).
90 x 103 mm. Showing traders and customers in the open market square in Kampala.
115 x 90 mm. Showing a trader in the market, his goods laid out on the ground beneath a thatch awning.
The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 102. Printed in Saxony. Published by 'The Travellers Mart', 14 York and Ballie Street, Colombo'.
Half-plate (landscape format).
Half-plate (landscape format). Slightly different view. Either can be coloured from painting. (Fisher).