Ceylon Tea: The Trade That Made a Nation
The Colombo Tea Traders’ Association will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Ceylon tea on July 20th with the launch of an illustrated history entitled Ceylon Tea: The Trade That Made a Nation. This art-quality large-format illustrated book has been authored by Richard Simon with Dominic Sansoni as Illustrations Editor, while the design has been fashioned by Sebastian Posingis.
Aficionados of Sri Lankan history are in for a treat. A FACEBOOK page is already in place https://www.facebook.com/Sinnedorai/?view_public_for=136713836896307
Ceylon Tea: The Trade that Made a Nation
Text by Richard Simon
Picture research by Dominic Sansoni
Project co-ordination & design by Sebastian Posingis
Printed by Tien Wah Press, Singapore 2017
© The Colombo Tea Traders’ Association 2017
All rights reserved.
The pictorial illustrations below are NOT from the book –buy the book to savour its illustrative treats
Immigrant Indian Tamil plantation labour among immature tea bushes (opinion from Dushy Perera) —Pic from Palinda De Silva’s store of images