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Title
Ceylon. Pettah road scene.
Names
Raphael Tuck & Sons (Publisher)
Collection

Pacific pursuits : Postcards

Sri Lanka -- Colombo

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1924
Place: Printed in England
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC SRI -- Col
Topics
Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Streets
City & town life
Rickshaws
Bell towers
Carts & wagons
Genres
Postcards
Notes
Content: Printed on verso: "Here is the hot and crowded Pettah or Native Town of Colombo. Bullock-hackeries crowd the street, which splits into two just beyond the quaint old Dutch belfry shown here. At the foot of its steps jinrickshaws wait for hire."
Statement of responsibility: Printed on verso: "The 'Wide-Wide-World' Series --Ceylon. Series II." "Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'Oilette' (Regd.) Postcard 7482" "Art publishers to their Majesties the King & Queen"
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 9 x 14 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e61404b0-c5d2-012f-e0df-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1924: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ceylon. Pettah road scene." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1924. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2624937-b3e6-2318-e040-e00a18067b59

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ceylon. Pettah road scene." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2624937-b3e6-2318-e040-e00a18067b59

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1924). Ceylon. Pettah road scene. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2624937-b3e6-2318-e040-e00a18067b59

Wikipedia Citation

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Ceylon.  Pettah road scene.