Entrance to Queens House, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Entrance to Queens House
Entrance to Queens House Raphael Tuck & Sons #IMG743

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Colombo General Post Office (On Left) and Entrance to Queen’s House (Governor’s Residency)

Queens street, which runs parallel to York street, on the left-hand side coming from the jetty, contains the chief buildings of the Governmental establishment. Proceeding up this street the wharves, the Gordon Gardens lie to the right, and next adjoining is Queen’s house, the stately and commodious Colombo residence of the Governor, the erection of which was completed in 1856. The house and grounds occupy some four acres.

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