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Title
Ceylon. General view of 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)
Genres
Postcards
Cityscape paintings
Notes
Content: Printed on verso: "The first mention of Kandy as a city is in the 14th century, when a temple was built there to contain Buddha's tooth, but it was two centuries later that it became a royal residence and the island capital. It stands prettily on the banks of a picturesque lake, overhung on all sides by hills."
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 9 x 14 cm.
Photomechanical prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f19c3160-c5d2-012f-90b5-58d385a7bc34
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. General view of Kandy." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1924. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2634d03-24bb-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. General view of Kandy." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2634d03-24bb-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. General view of Kandy. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2634d03-24bb-f238-e040-e00a18061845

Wikipedia Citation

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Ceylon.  General view of Kandy.