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Pictures Of Ceylon In The Colonial Days

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Parahara taking offerings to the temple

Vegetable and fruit market

Female Rabani (Tom Tom) beater. The Tom Tom is a Drum which is beaten to a rhythm during special ocasions.

Old Sinhalese couple

A Sinhalese gathering around 3 Tom Tom beaters

Buddhist Priest and pupils (Goliyas)

Picture of Adams Peak taken from Maskeliya

Bangle Seller


Cricket match at Radella cricket ground

Devil Dancers

Elephants bathing

Entrance to a Temple

Sinhalese family

Fruit seller

Galle Face

Government Agent and Kandian Chiefs

Kandy Parahara

Kandy Temple Of The Tooth


Mt. Lavinia Hotel

Peradeniya Gardens

Peradeniya Gardens

Rickshaw and Carriage

Ruwanwelisaya in Anuradhapura

Samadhi Statue in Anuradhapura


Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura

Trincomalee Harbour

These rare pictures were forwarded by Henry Dullewe Office Services Coordinator Business Services The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V., (Canada) Branch 79 Wellington Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5K 1G8, Canada Office: +1 416 367 7993 | Fax: +1 416 366 5085