Category Archives: Sri Lanka

Tamils. Two Malabar Girls.

 Tamils. Kerala. Girls. Malabar. India. costumes.

Two Malabar Girls. Jeunes filles Malaberes.

Tamils. Two Malabar Girls.

Jeunes filles Malaberes.

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Sinhalese women picking coffee.

Sinhalese women. Sri Lanka traditional costumes. Femmes cingalaises

Sinhalese women picking coffee. Femmes cingalaises occupées à éplucher du café.

Sinhalese women picking coffee. Sri Lanka 18th c.

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Sinhalese coolies from Matura, Sri Lanka.

Sinhalese coolies. Sri Lanka traditional costumes. Coulis Cingalais.

Sinhalese coolies from Matura of Laymastotte, Sri Lanka.

Sinhalese coolies from Matura of Laymastotte, Sri Lanka.

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Banyan tree near Colombo Sri Lanka.

Banyan tree. Colombo. Sri Lanka. banyans. Landscape. Illustration

Banyan tree near Colombo Sri Lanka. Figuier des banyans près de Colombo.

Banyan tree near Colombo Sri Lanka.

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Corpse incineration, cremation. Sri Lanka 1895

Corpse incineration, cremation Traditional Sri Lanka, costumes,Ceylon hindu, dresses,national

Corpse incineration, cremation. Sri Lanka 1895

Corpse incineration, cremation. Sri Lanka 1895.

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Sinhalese boy from Matura, Sri Lanka.

Sinhalese boy. Sri Lanka traditionell costumes. Siniapu. Siniapoo. Jeune Cingalais.

Sinhalese boy from Sri Lanka 1867

Sinhalese boy

From Matura, Sri Lanka.

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Sarong. Sinhalese with Umbrella.

Sinhalese. Traditional sarong. Sri Lanka national costume.

The Sinhalese

Sinhalese in traditional sarong with Umbrella.

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The Queen of Candy, Sri Lanka.

Sinhalese traditional clothing. Queen. Candy, Sri Lanka. Traditional Sari.

The Queen of Candy, Sri Lanka.

The Queen of Candy, Sri Lanka.

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Ceylon. A Female Peasant, 18th century.

Female Peasant. Ceylon, 18th century. Sinhalese Sri Lanka traditional costumes

A Female Peasant of Ceylon.

A Female Peasant of Ceylon, 18th century.

From the book: The Oriental Annual, or Scenes in India. Comprising twenty-five engravings from original drawings by William Daniell, R.A. and a descriptive Account by the Rev. Hobart Caunter, B.D. London: Published by Edward Bull, Holles Street, Cavendish Square, 1834.

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Traditional, historical dresses.

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