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.
Sinhalese coolies from Matura of Laymastotte, Sri Lanka. Coulis Cingalais
Corpse incineration, cremation. Sri Lanka 1895.
The men dress in a comboy (sarong or amude), which is formed of a long piece of cloth, sewn together at the two ends.
The Queen of Candy, Sri Lanka.
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… Read More