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1952 Prime Minister D.S Senanayake Ceylon

1952 Prime Minister D.S Senanayake

1952 Prime Minister D.S Senanayake Ceylon #IMG769

The Death of a great commonwealth statesman.

Published in The Illustrated London News on March 29, 1952.

A wise statesman looked upon by his countrymen as “The father of the Nation”; The late MR. D.S. Senanayake, Prime minister of the dominion of Ceylon. Who died on March 22 from injuries received when he was thrown from the his horse on the previous day.

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Grand Oriental Hotel, Ceylon luggage label

Grand Oriental Hotel luggage label, Ceylon

Grand Oriental Hotel luggage label, Ceylon early 1900s #IMG754

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Brazen Palace – Anuradhapura Sri Lanka

Brazen Palace - Anuradhapura Sri Lanka

Brazen Palace - Anuradhapura Sri Lanka #IMG740

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Hotel Ceylon Inter-continental, Colombo 1979

Hotel Ceylon Inter-continental

Hotel Ceylon Inter-continental Colombo Sri Lanka 1979 #IMG733

Ceylon Intercontinental Hotel was open in 1973, built by Mr. U. N. Gunasekera and the hotel owned by Hotel Services (Ceylon) Ltd. The Ceylon Inter-continental was the first five star hotel to be built in Sri Lanka.

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Ruanweliseya Dagoba Anuradhapura Sri Lanka

Ruanweliseya Dagoba Anuradhapura

Ruanweliseya Dagoba Anuradhapura Sri Lanka #IMG728

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