This view, taken on the shore opposite Galle, shows a very characteristic feature of the coast vegetation.
Nothing can be more charming than a morning walk in the immediate neighborhood of Galle. Sketches of Ceylon.
View taken from today Gongala Mountain range near Gin Ganga river. Sri Lanka near Galle.
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Portraits of two malabar girls of Si Lanka. Malabar (Malayalam) is a region in India of today’s state of Kerala.
The Plate represents three Sinhalese girls from 13 to 16 years of age, employed in coffee picking.
A group of Sinhalese coolies from Matura, employed on the coffee estate of Laymastotte.
The journey from Point de Galle to Colombo is famous for the beauty of several Banyan trees situated in Kollupitiya, Colombo.
A Hindu priest, brahmane takes the traditional burial rite. La Crémation dans l’Inde.
Portrait of Siniapu. Sinhalese boy from Matura, southern coast of Sri Lanka in 1867. By Baron Eugène de Ransonnet.
The Sinhalese men dress in a comboy (sarong or amude), which is formed of a long piece of cloth, sewn together at the two ends.