Historic Images of Sri Lanka

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Every Picture Tells a Story! Lankapura photo archive featuring an extensive collection of historical photographs of Sri Lanka (Ceylon), photographs dating from the early 1850s to the Late 1970s. Join us to build the largest Sri Lankan vintage image collection & Enjoy!

Rambutan fruit vendors c1905

Rambutan fruit sellers

Rambutan fruit sellers c1905

Victoria Memorial Eye Hospital, Colombo c1910s

Victoria Memorial Eye and Ear Hospital, Colombo c1910s

Victoria Memorial Eye & Ear Hospital, Colombo c1910s

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Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil Jaffna

Kandaswamy Kovil Jaffna, Ceylon

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil (Murugan Kovil) or Cundaswamys Temple c.1909

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St. Philip Neri Church, Negombo c1914

St. Philip Neri Church

St. Philip Neri Church, Negombo, Sri Lanka c1914

St. Philip Neri Church, located on the west coast of Sri Lanka, Read more…

Main Street in Pettah, Colombo 1980’s

Main street, Colombo

Busy street scene, Main street, Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1980’s

Main Street in Pettah is one of the busiest streets in Colombo, Read more…

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