Historic Images of Sri Lanka


Images from the past!

Discover over 700 rare historical images of Sri Lanka which was known as Ceylon before 1972. Our collection include Places and Scenery around Sri Lanka, Antique maps, World War II scenes, People and scenes of daily life from early days to mid- twentieth century reflected the colonial period. We regularly review hundreds of images to find those with sufficient historical value and aesthetic appeal relating to Sri Lankan history and culture.

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If you would like to contribute your old Sri Lankan photos, you can submit them to Please be sure to include much information about the photographs as possible.

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