The Lake - Kandy

Made:
ca. 1865 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Samuel Bourne

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Albumen print by Samuel Bourne, mounted on original card/album page, titled 'The Lake - Kandy'. Image shows betel nut palms overlooking the artificial Kandy Lake (Kiri Muhuda) in the Sri Lankan capital of Kandy. The photograph was once part of a 19th century album showing views of colonial India and Asia.

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Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/16533
Measurements:
overall: 303 mm x 356 mm
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Kodak Collection, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford