A Guide to Locating Photographs of Colonial Ceylon — Courtesy of AISLS

AISLS is very pleased to announce the publication of A Guide to Locating Photographs of Colonial Ceylon, compiled by Benita Stambler, Coordinator of Asian Art at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida.  This guide documents over 50 collections held by non-profit institutions, businesses and individuals.  Links are provided to images that are held online.  An appendix gives a detailed account of the collection at Plâté in Colombo…. http://www.aisls.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Ceylon-photograph-guide-2014-edition.pdf

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Boer prisoners of war (1901), from the Rohan de Soysa Collectio

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Description: The Sinhalese guard of honour in attendance in the Padikara Mudaliyar. Location: Ceylon ------------------------------------------------------ Our Catalogue Reference: Part of CO 1069/575. This image is part of the Colonial Office photographic collection held at The National Archives. Feel free to share it within the spirit of the Commons. Please use the comments section below the pictures to share any information you have about the people, places or events shown. We have attempted to provide place information for the images automatically but our software may not have found the correct location. For high quality reproductions of any item from our collection please contact our image library

The Sinhalese guard of honour in attendance in the Padikara Mudaliyar.
Location: Ceylon, Dept of National aRchives
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Our Catalogue Reference: Part of CO 1069/575.
This image is part of the Colonial Office photographic collection held at The National Archives. Feel free to share it within the spirit of the Commons.
Please use the comments section below the pictures to share any information you have about the people, places or events shown. We have attempted to provide place information for the images automatically but our software may not have found the correct location.
For high quality reproductions of any item from our collection please contact our image library

benita-stamblerBenita Stambler —https://www.google.com.au/search?q=BENITA+STAMBLER+PHOTO&client=firefox-b&tbm=isch&imgil=PiIN54FmpssVaM%253A%253Bb1YLA864Md-aMM%253Bhttps%25253A%25252F%25252Fwww.youtube.com%25252Fwatch%25253Fv%2525253DfK52A2hhu48&source=iu&pf=m&fir=PiIN54FmpssVaM%253A%252Cb1YLA864Md-aMM%252C_&usg=__6WEw4wX1e0LIC9-KXNGRAQdaEp4%3D&biw=1512&bih=886&ved=0ahUKEwigqt_7-KDQAhUJKZQKHVGOARwQyjcINQ&ei=29klWODQB4nS0ATRnIbgAQ#tbs=simg%3Am00&tbnid=PiIN54FmpssVaM%3A&docid=b1YLA864Md-aMM&tbm=isch

A  SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Benita Stambler:Collections of History: The Search for Old Photographs from British Ceylon, 1850-1915,” 9 July 2012, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2012/07/09/collections-of-history-the-search-for-old-photographs-from-british-ceylon-1850-1915/

Benita Stambler: Photographs of Ceylon 1850-1915: Collections in Sri Lanka,” 24 October 2012, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2012/10/24/photographs-of-ceylon-1850-1915-collections-in-sri-lanka/

Unknown Author:Mansions of Kollupitiya, Colombo in the early twentieth century,” 7 January 2013, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2013/01/07/mansions-of-kolluptitya-colombo-in-the-early-twentieth-centruy/

Richard Boyle:IMAGES OF BRITISH CEYLON and REGENERATION reviewed by Richard Boyle,” 24 January 2013, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2013/01/09/images-of-british-ceylon-and-regeneration-reviewed-by-richard-boyle/

Benita Stambler: “Photographs of Colonial Ceylon: A Treasure Trove straddling the Globe,” 10 November 2014, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2014/11/10/photographs-of-colonial-ceylon-a-treasure-trove-straddling-the-globe

Benita Stambler:Free Full-Text eBooks on British Ceylon,” 29 July 2012, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2012/07/29/free-full-text-ebooks-on-british-ceylon/

Alkazi Foundation of the Arts:A Pictorial Feast: Imaging the Isle Across … Vintage Photography from Ceylon,” 16 October 2015, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2015/10/16/a-pictorial-feast-imaging-the-isle-across-vintage-photography-from-ceylon/

Michael Roberts: “Potency, Power & People in Groups,” 12 July 2011, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2011/07/12/potency-power-people-in-groups/

Benita Stambler: “Julia Margaret Cameron: Victorian Photographer in Ceylon,”  17 September 2015, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2015/11/27/julia-margaret-camerons-feminine-touch-enshrines-female-images-in-british-ceylon/

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