Photograph album of Walter C. Hansell, 1937, containing 100+ black/white snapshots and some picture postcards, all with captions.
Included are ship-board views taken on the voyage from England to Ceylon [Sri Lanka], shots of Gibraltar, Port Said, the Suez
Canal, and Aden. The bulk of photos are taken in Ceylon, around the Mount Lavinia Grand Hotel on the coast near Colombo, and
around the hill country of Kandy, in the center of Sri Lanka. The Kandy photos include Sinhalese and Tamils in daily activities
and work, gardens, temples, shrines, street scenes, markets, Afghan money lenders, Chinese silk merchant, sacred and working
elephants, and lake and mountain scenes.
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