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Title
Ceylon. Sacred temple of Buddha's tooth, Kandy.
Names
Raphael Tuck & Sons (Publisher)
Collection

Pacific pursuits : Postcards

Sri Lanka -- Kandy

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 -- Kan
Topics
Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Temple of the Tooth (Kandy, Sri Lanka)
Pedestrian malls
Genres
Postcards
Notes
Content: Printed on verso: "This, the Temple of Maligawa, was built for the purpose of enshrining that priceless Buddhist relic, the Tooth of Gautama Buddha. It rests on a golden lotus flower under seven jewelled shrines behind doors of wonderfully beaten brass. The tower adjoining the temple contains a fine Oriental library."
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 9 x 14 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f0a5b2b0-c5d2-012f-95e1-58d385a7bc34
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. Sacred temple of Buddha's tooth, Kandy." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1924. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2634d03-24b8-f238-e040-e00a18061845

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ceylon. Sacred temple of Buddha's tooth, Kandy." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2634d03-24b8-f238-e040-e00a18061845

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1924). Ceylon. Sacred temple of Buddha's tooth, Kandy. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2634d03-24b8-f238-e040-e00a18061845

Wikipedia Citation

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Ceylon.  Sacred temple of Buddha's tooth, Kandy.