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China / Ceylon Photograph Album
Bernath Mss 34  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: China / Ceylon Photograph Album,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1910s-1920s
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 34
    Extent: .3 linear feet (1 oversize box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur Oversize
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    China / Ceylon Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 34. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photograph album, with black lacquered wooden covers, containing about 120 b/w photos, most with captions, of a young officer on the British river boat 'Robin', stationed in the Canoton/Samshui area in 1913. Includes photos of the 'Robin', river scenes, and views of Chinese people, buildings, and boats. Also, some photos of the photographer and friends, as well as later, ca. 1920s, photos of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), including Trincomalee and the Royal Naval Camp at Diyatalawa, and some views of Italy, the Baltic, and a damaged submarine.