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Sabaragamuwa (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Adam's Peak from Maskellya, Ceylon [i.e. Adams Peak from Maskeliya, Sri Lanka], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/408
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).
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Adams Peak from Ratnapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/134
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. (Figures in view).

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

Adams Peak from Ratnapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/135
Scope and Contents

Quarter-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).
 Item

Adams Peak from Ratnapura, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/136
Scope and Contents

Quarter-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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At the elephant kraal [Ratnapura, 7 March 1921], 1921-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/65
Scope and Contents

98 x 73 mm. Showing Europeans and servants in a single room, open-sided bungalow in the forest at Ratnapura.

Dates: 1921-03-07
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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[Elephant keddah, Sri Lanka], 1921-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/58
Scope and Contents

277 x 214 mm. Platinum print showing captured elephants in a jungle stockade, with one of the animals hobbled to a tree. Bell visited Ceylon on short leave of absence from February - March 1921, and witnessed the capture of 16 wild elephants at Ratnapura on March 7. Photograph by Platé and Co.

Dates: 1921-03-07
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

[Elephant keddah, Sri Lanka], 1921-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/59
Scope and Contents

278 x 220 mm. A platinum print showing an elephant hobbled to a tree in a jungle stockade. Photograph by Platé and Co.

Dates: 1921-03-07
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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House-warming function, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/148
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Of a very well-to-do villager who has just had a new house built - seven priests present.

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

Malwella Ferry, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/144
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Few miles from Ratnapura. Elephant helping to build large new bridge.

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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Malwella Ferry, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/145
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Elephant carrying large stone. Adams Peak in distance. [Adams Peak not visible]

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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On a double canoe on the Kela Gange river, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/150
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Starting from Ratnapura. [One European and other Cinghalese passengers]

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

Opening out a large new gem-pit, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/143
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. On mountain side in jungle some miles from Ratnapura. Yellowish sand-coloured rock, in blaze of sunlight. (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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