Lankapura

Historic Images of Sri Lanka

Bell tower & rickshaws on main street in Pettah

Main street Colombo 1900s

Main street, Pettah, Colombo Sri Lanka 1900s #IMG741

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Sacred Bo Tree Anuradhapura Sri Lanka

Sacred Bo Tree Anuradhapura

Buddhist monks near the Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura Sri Lanka 1900-1910s #IMG737

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Beautiful Tamil women c.1909

Beautiful Tamil women Sri Lanka

Beautiful Tamil women Sri Lanka c.1909 by Skeen & Co #IMG713

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Anuradhapura Hotel & Thuparama Dagoba

Anuradhapura Hotel & Thuparama Dagoba

Anuradhapura Hotel & Thuparama Dagoba Postcard C.1910 #IMG699

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Ivory Turning in early 1900s Sri Lanka

Ivory Turning in early 1900s Sri Lanka

Ivory Turning, Sri Lanka in early 1900s #IMG692

Ivory Carving in Early Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka elephants are endangered & ivory carving, as an art no longer exist. Once famous for the numbers & quality of it’s elephants, whose tusks were carved & exported since ancient times.

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Bullock Hackery Ceylon by Skeen & Co.,

Bullock Hackery Ceylon Skeen & Co

Bullock Hackery Ceylon Skeen & Co #IMG653

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