The dress of the Arab tribes on the route to Petra.
Besharah, of the Beni Said tribe, a member of the artists’ travelling party in Egypt, Sinai and Akabah.
The general view of Petra strikes every traveller with admiration. El Deir stands a thousand feet above the level of the City.
A Group of young tree ferns (Alsophila crinita) in the rainforest near the highest point of the road, leading from Nuwara Eliya to Rangbodde, Sri Lanka.
The beauty of the submarine scenery is perhaps nowhere greater than in moderate depth.
In no part of the world does the coconut palm attain such perfection and beauty as in Ceylon and nothing is more enchanting to the eye than a grove of this useful tree.
The marshes near Hatagala, in the neighbourhood of Hambantota, are often as attractive to the naturalist as to the sportsman. Travel in Sri Lanka, 19th century.
The bungalow of Mr. Crüwell, a coffee planter in Laymastotte near Happootella-pass, which has been built in a very picturesque situation at the foot of bold crags.
Chinese pictures: notes on photographs made in China by Isabella Lucy Bird. The great imperial stone road planted with cedars sealed with the Imperial seal.
The silence of the tropical rainforest on the ascent to Adams Peak in Sri Lanka and the almost complete absence of animal life.
Nothing can surpass the graceful groups of palms, reflected on the mirror-like surface of the water.