Historic Images of Sri Lanka

Prince Street Colombo fort

Prince Street Colombo fort

Prince Street Colombo fort, Sri Lanka Late 1800s #IMG789

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Polonnaruwa Rest House Sri Lanka 1920s

Polonnaruwa Rest House 1927

Polonnaruwa Rest House 1920-1925 Photograph by Plate #IMG787

Built in the 1870’s as a circuit Bungalow for British Government Agents (GA), with the first British GA occupant being with Mr. W. Harington, the Polonnaruwa Rest House was carefully refurbished in the style of the early 1950’s, whilst retaining its colonial charm, after been taken over by the then Ceylon Tourist Bureau in 1954 and thereafter by Ceylon Hotels Corporation in 1968.
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