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A Street Scene, Colombo

Retailer:
Underwood & Underwood Illustration Studios  Search this
Publisher:
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
stereoview
stereocard
stereograph
Place made:
Sri Lanka: Western, Colombo
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1896
Subject:
Travel  Search this
City landscape  Search this
Asian  Search this
ID Number:
2008.3019.0099
Nonaccession number:
2008.3019
Catalog number:
2008.3019.0099
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a090-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1820563

Russell Hamilton Postcard and Photograph Collection

Collector:
Hamilton, Russell, d. 1911  Search this
Extent:
193 Items (postcards and photographs, black and white and color)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographs
Place:
China -- Description and Travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Hong Kong -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Kuwait
Oman
Somalia
Sri Lanka -- 1890-1920
Yemen
Date:
circa 1895-1909
Scope and Contents:
Assembled by English petty officer Russell Hamilton (d. 1911) during his voyages made prior to 1909, likely for the British Merchant Marines, documenting images of China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Kuwait, Oman, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, and Yemen. The items date from between the late 1890's and 1909.The 183 photographic postcards are both black and white and hand-tinted with many captions in English created for Western audiences They were produced by various publishers, among whom Clifton & Co. The 10 silver prints depict people in daily activities, culture groups, street scenes, city views, architectural monuments and landscapes.
Arrangement:
The postcards are organized by geographic location.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2001.13
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Citation:
Russell Hamilton Postcard and Photograph Collection, FSA.A2001.13 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Gift of Mary Shepherd Slusser, 2002
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.13
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc34779f12b-a68b-41dc-bd17-118073cc7c42
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-13
Online Media:

A handbook for travellers in India, Burma, and Ceylon : including the provinces of Bengal, Bombay, and Madras, the Punjab, North-west Provinces, Rajputana, Central Provinces, Mysore, etc., the native states, Assam and Cashmere

Title:
Murray's hand-book, India, Burma, & Ceylon
Murray's handbook, India, Burma & Ceylon
Handbook for India, Burma & Ceylon
Handbook to India, Burma and Ceylon
Author:
John Murray (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
lxxxix, 484 p., [36] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Guidebooks
Place:
India
Burma
Sri Lanka
Date:
1901
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS406 .J65 1901
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_868363

Voyages and travels to India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia, and Egypt, in the years 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, and 1806 / by George, Viscount Valentia ; in three volumes

Title:
Valentia's voyages and travels DSI
Author:
Mountnorris, George Annesley Earl of 1769-1844  Search this
Salt, Henry 1780-1827  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Donor:
Galloway, J. Roy DSI  Search this
Former owner:
United Service Club (Great Britain) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Mountnorris, George Annesley Earl of 1769-1844  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., [69] leaves of plates (9 folded) : ill., maps, plans ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
India
Sri Lanka
Red Sea
Ethiopia
Egypt
Date:
1809
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS5.9 .M92 1809
DS5.9.M92 1809
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_394123

The land and people of Ceylon / by C. Maxwell-Lefroy

Author:
Maxwell-Lefroy, C  Search this
Physical description:
96 p., [15] p. of plates : ill., map ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1964
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .M37
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_891516

A description of Ceylon : containing an account of the country, inhabitants, and natural productions : with narratives of a tour round the island in 1800, the campaign in Candy in 1803, and a journey to Ramisseram in 1804 / by James Cordiner

Author:
Cordiner, James  Search this
Subject:
Cordiner, James  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 504 p., [25] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1983
1807
1505-1948
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .C79 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_879618

Ceylon; photographs and text

Author:
Mele, Pietro Francesco  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (chiefly illus.) 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1958
[1958?]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Views  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .M519
DS489.M519
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_72069

10 Thrilling Trips to Take with Smithsonian Journeys in 2015

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:55:29 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c16ec71c53a8a3046809b602c8566990

Ceylon, pearl of the East

Author:
Williams, Harry 1903-  Search this
Physical description:
460 p. illus., group port., maps. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1950
[1950?]
Topic:
History  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .W48X
DS489.W48X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_73225

Image of an island; a portrait of Ceylon

Author:
Van Cuylenburg, Reg 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged, chiefly illus.) 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1962
[1962]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .V3X
DS489.V3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_87150

Fragment d'un voyage dans l'Inde et a Ceylan / Jean Robie

Author:
Robie, Jean  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Sri Lanka
Date:
1883
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS413 .R62
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_880417

Illustrations and views of Dutch Ceylon, 1602-1796 : a comprehensive work of pictorial reference with selected eye-witness accounts / R.K. de Silva, W.G.M. Beumer

Author:
De Silva, R. K (Rajpal Kumar)  Search this
Beumer, W. G. M (Willemina G. M.)  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 495 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
In art
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1988
17th century
18th century
Topic:
Art, Dutch  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Views  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .D4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_872171

Ceylon : history in stone / R. Raven-Hart

Author:
Raven-Hart, Rowland  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 343 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1981
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .R37 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_876288

Java, Ceylan, les indes : excursion sous l'équateur et la zone torride / Émile Delmas

Author:
Delmas, Émile  Search this
Physical description:
450 p., [2] leaves of plates (folded) : maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Java (Indonesia)
India
Date:
1897
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .D35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_874708

Early prints of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), 1800-1900 / by R.K. de Silva

Author:
De Silva, R. K (Rajpal Kumar)  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 362 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1985
Topic:
Color prints, Sri Lankan  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Views  Search this
Call number:
NE750 .S54
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_870004

Chūkintō omoide no tabinikki / [chosha Hosokawa Morisada]

Title:
中近東想い出の旅日記 / [著者細川護貞]
Author:
Hosokawa, Morisada 1912-2005  Search this
Subject:
Hosokawa, Morisada 1912-2005 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
162 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Middle East
Sri Lanka
Date:
1984
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS255 .H68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_871208

A journal of two years' travel in Persia, Ceylon, etc. / by Robert B. M. Binning

Author:
Binning, Robert B. M  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Iran
Sri Lanka
Date:
1857
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS258 .B61
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_871816

Volcanoes: The Top Hotspots of the World

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:26:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_d286771c0c8971aad65b279109b008f2

In tropical lands : recent travels to the sources of the Amazon, the West Indian Islands, and Ceylon / by Arthur Sinclair

Author:
Sinclair, Arthur  Search this
Physical description:
193 p., [6] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Peru
West Indies
Sri Lanka
Date:
1895
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F3423 .S56 1895
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_918580

Ceylon and the Cingalese : their history, government, and religion, the antiquities, institutions, produce, revenue, and capabilities of the island, with anecdotes illustrating the manners and customs of the people / Henry Charles Sirr

Author:
Sirr, Henry Charles 1807-1872  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill., map ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sri Lanka
Date:
1991
1850
1505-1948
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DS489 .S55 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_876041

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