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Head, perhaps of a Deity

Head, perhaps of a Deity

middle Anuradhapura period

Head of a Buddha

Head of a Buddha

Anuradhapura period

Seated Buddha

Seated Buddha

middle Anuradhapura period

Seated Buddha

Seated Buddha

Anuradhapura period

Seated Buddha

Seated Buddha

Anuradhapura period

Buddha in Meditation Posture

Buddha in Meditation Posture

Anuradhapura period

Seated Buddha

Seated Buddha

Anuradhapura period

Stupa

Stupa

Polonnaruva period

Seated Buddha

Seated Buddha

Polonnaruva period

Standing Attendant with a Fly Whisk

Standing Attendant with a Fly Whisk

Divided Kingdoms period (1232–1597)

Tabula XII Asiae

Tabula XII Asiae

Asiae tabula duodecima Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Buddha
Buddha Offering Protection

Buddha Offering Protection

The Buddha raises his right hand in abhaya mudra, extending compassionate protection to devotees. Kandyan period (1480–1815)

Buddha Preaching the Dharma (Buddhist Law)

Buddha Preaching the Dharma (Buddhist Law)

The Buddha raises his right hand in vitarka mudra, the gesture of expounding his teachings. Kandyan period (1480–1815)

Smallsword
Man met parasol op een weg, Ceylon (?) Sri Lanka (?)

Man met parasol op een weg, Ceylon (?) Sri Lanka (?)

Oude man met parsasol op een weg met een rij bomen links en een wit huis rechts in beeld.

Blackwater, Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Blackwater, Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Gezicht op een heuvelachtig landschap met een kalm stromende rivier en lage vegetatie. Nuwara Eliya is een stad in Centraal-Sri Lanka. Deze stad in Ceylon werd in 1847 door de Engelse ontdekkingreiziger Samuel ... more

Indian Ocean--A coolie operatic performance at Ceylon--the "Guru" singing the prologue

Indian Ocean--A coolie operatic performance at Ceylon--the "Guru" sing...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1878 July 20, p. 332.

Hindoe Tempel, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Hindoe Tempel, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Gezicht op tempel van schuin voor (rechts), met enkele mannen.

Plucking the Tea, Ceylon

Plucking the Tea, Ceylon

Title: Plucking the Tea, Ceylon.Artist: W.L.H. Skeen & Company.Artist Bio: Photography studio, active Ceylon, 1860 - c. 1920.Creation Date: c. 1870 - 1890.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Cathe... more

Road scene, Ceylon / Skeen & Co.

Road scene, Ceylon / Skeen & Co.

Photograph shows people on a roadway through lush vegetation, interrupting their travels for the photographer, also, a cart drawn by two oxen, and a man with shoulder pole from which two broad trays are hanging... more

Ceylon. Singhalese - Fisherboys

Ceylon. Singhalese - Fisherboys

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: " Singhalese Boy Showing Another a Fish He Has Just Caught". Title in Detroit Pu... more

Ceylon. Colombo. Street Scene

Ceylon. Colombo. Street Scene

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "India. Ceylon. Colombo. Street Scene." Print no. "20053. P.Z." Purchase; Marc W... more

Ceylon. Temple of Buddha on the Road to Gall

Ceylon. Temple of Buddha on the Road to Gall

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "India. Ceylon. Temple of Buddha, on the Road to Galle." Print no. "20052. P.Z."... more

Ceylon. Groupe i.e. group of Singhalese Nobilities

Ceylon. Groupe i.e. group of Singhalese Nobilities

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "India. Ceylon. Group of Singhalese Nobility." Print no. "20051. P.Z." Purchase;... more

Types of Ceylon women / from photos supplied by the Ceylon Planters' Tea Company.

Types of Ceylon women / from photos supplied by the Ceylon Planters' T...

Three-quarter length portrait of a young Cingalese woman, standing, facing front, and three-quarter length portrait of a young Tamil woman, standing, facing front. Two illustrations in: Frank Leslie's illustrat... more

Holiday sports in Ceylon - riding in a circular swing

Holiday sports in Ceylon - riding in a circular swing

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1893 June 15, p. 391

Mr. D. Joseph (East Indian.) / Franklin Co. Eng., Chi.

Mr. D. Joseph (East Indian.) / Franklin Co. Eng., Chi.

Mr. D. Joseph, half-length portrait, facing left, in traditional Ceylonese costume. Copyright 1893 by Place & Coover. Illus. in: Oriental portrait types of the midway plaisance. St. Louis, Mo. : Published by N.... more

Sri Lanka from "Ceylon in 1893, etc"

Sri Lanka from "Ceylon in 1893, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000061 from "Ceylon in 1893, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Sri Lanka from "Ceylon in 1893, etc"

Sri Lanka from "Ceylon in 1893, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000341 from "Ceylon in 1893, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Sri Lanka from "Ceylon in 1893, etc"

Sri Lanka from "Ceylon in 1893, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000123 from "Ceylon in 1893, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Sri Lanka from "Manual of the Province of Uva"

Sri Lanka from "Manual of the Province of Uva"

This image has been taken from scan 000193 from "Manual of the Province of Uva". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Sri Lanka from "Ceylon in 1893, etc"

Sri Lanka from "Ceylon in 1893, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000383 from "Ceylon in 1893, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.