Photographs of Sri Lanka
Three albumen prints by the studio of Scowen & Co., circa 1880s, depicting a lake in Kanda, a group of Kandyan chiefs, and T.B. Panabokka and his family. Panabokka was the Kandyan member of the Legislative Council.
MS 7572 Material collected in Sri Lanka for the Smithsonian Institution
1 Sound recording
Concerns the Devil Dance and play acting. Includes report, correspondence, music and chants, slides of the specimens, newspaper clippings, and map.
Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka
88.55 Linear feet
Sir Arthur C. Clarke is one of the preeminent science-fiction writers of the 20th century.
Animal Research Records
This accession consists primarily of records documenting toque macaque research performed by Research Associate Wolfgang P. J. Dittus. Dittus is also the Director of the Smithsonian Primate Biology Program in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. Materials include field notes, research data, and analyses; grant proposals; manuscripts; correspondence; reports; manuals and procedures; observational …
Dan H. Nicolson Papers
This accession consists primarily of the professional correspondence of Dan H. Nicolson, botanist, U.S. National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History. Materials also include picture postcards, serials, black-and-white photographs, and brochures.
Dan H. Nicolson Papers
This accession primarily consists Dan H. Nicolson's professional correspondence.
George L. Hosmer photographs of Eclipse Expedition to Sumatra
1 Print (silver gelatin)
1 Print (platinum)
Photographs made during the 1901 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Eclipse Expedition to Sumatra; some were possibly made in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). They include images of people, houses and other buildings, animals, boats, roads, villages, agriculture (including terracing), rickshaws, and plants. Also included are an image of animal hides drying on frames …
Russell Hamilton Postcard and Photograph Collection
Assembled by English petty officer Russell Hamilton (d. 1911) during his voyages made prior to 1909, likely for the British Merchant Marines, documenting images of China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Kuwait, Oman, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, and Yemen. The items date from between the late 1890's and 1909.The 183 photographic …
Photographic Prints of Asia
Four 19th/early 20th century prints: 1 unmounted gelatin silver rural scene in Peshawar by R.B. Holmes. 23.8 x 29.3 cm.; 1 unmounted gelatin silver scene of Afghan men by R.B. Holmes. 23.8 x 29.3 cm.18.6 x 14.3 cm.; 1 unmounted albumen print of 2 Sri Lankan young men with fruit by Scowen Studio. 21.4 x 27.8 cm.; 1 umounted albumen print of Japanese …
Charles Isaacs Collection
Saché, John Edward, 1824-1882
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Kusakabe, Kimbei, 1841-1934
73 albumen photo prints, some mounted, many signed and numbered in the negative and some with hadwritten penciled identifications, various sizes. A small number are hand-tinted. Images depict Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Japan and China. Subjects include portraits, people in daily activities, street scenes, city views, architecture, fauna and gardens, and landscapes …