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The Destruction of Tropical Forests in Sri Lanka

Destruction of Tropical Forests in Sri Lanka

The Destruction of Tropical Forests in Sri Lanka c.1880 #IMG770

Hills once covered with natural forest and vegetation teaming with wildlife were cut down to make way for vast Tea Plantations.
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1952 Prime Minister D.S Senanayake Ceylon

1952 Prime Minister D.S Senanayake

1952 Prime Minister D.S Senanayake Ceylon #IMG769

The Death of a great commonwealth statesman.

Published in The Illustrated London News on March 29, 1952.

A wise statesman looked upon by his countrymen as “The father of the Nation”; The late MR. D.S. Senanayake, Prime minister of the dominion of Ceylon. Who died on March 22 from injuries received when he was thrown from the his horse on the previous day.

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Galle face hotel luggage label advertising

Galle face hotel luggage label

Galle face hotel luggage label advertising #IMG768

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Sinhalese mat makers near Kandy 1880

Sinhalese mat makers near Kandy

Sinhalese mat makers near Kandy 1880 by Skeen #IMG767

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1959 Tetley Advertising Trincomalee Wharf Sri Lanka

Tetley Tea Taster Trincomalee Ceylon Wharf

Magazine advertising: Tetley's Tea Taster Trincomalee Wharf , Sri Lanka 1959 #IMG766a

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Galle face hotel luggage label, Sri Lanka

Galle face hotel Promotional Flyer

Galle face hotel & BOAC Promotional Flyer, Sri Lanka 1955-1965 #IMG765

Fly B.O.A.C World Leader In Jet Travel & Galle Face Hotel Colombo Promotional Flyer
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