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Kandy lake bund & steps towards Temple

Kandy lake 1800s

Kandy lake bund, near Temple of the tooth late 1800s #IMG774

Kandy Lake is a lake in the heart of the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. Built in 1807 by King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha of Sri Lanka next to the Temple of the Tooth.

Kandy lake bund

Kandy lake bund - Black & White version (original) #IMG774b

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B & W Photograph by Skeen
Hand-coloured photograph (manually added colors to a black-and-white photograph), hand-colouring is also known as hand painting or overpainting. Usually, water-colours, oils, crayons or pastels are applied to the image surface using brushes, fingers and cotton swabs. Hand-coloured photographs were most popular in the mid- to late-19th century (1850s–1900) before the invention of colour photography.

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1. aruni - March 13, 2011

This is wonderful, is this in front of dalada maligawa? but I can’t remember these steps!

2. m a m Ahsan - July 17, 2016

im a national tour guide lecturer..its a useful website.

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