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Ceylon Photo Album #3 – Views from the past

 

Evocative image of a Galle house captured on Pedlar Street, Fort, Galle.

[picture,  courtesy Windsor & Jacky Morris, UK]

 

 …and the same Pedlar Street house seen in a wider context from further away.

[picture,  courtesy Windsor & Jacky Morris, UK]

 

 Village fruit shop managed by the local folks.

[From the scrapbook of Lawrence Joseph who migrated to Scotland from Ceylon as a young medical student in the 1890’s and later died in Scotland in 1950 – Pics were sent by Lawrences mother, Eugenie Joseph, to her grandchildren whom she never met]

 

 

 Tamil Barber, Ceylon

[From the scrapbook of Lawrence Joseph who migrated to Scotland from Ceylon as a young medical student in the 1890’s and later died in Scotland in 1950 – Pics were sent by Lawrences mother, Eugenie Joseph, to her grandchildren whom she never met]

 

 Buffaloes, ploughing rice fields.

[From the scrapbook of Lawrence Joseph who migrated to Scotland from Ceylon as a young medical student in the 1890’s and later died in Scotland in 1950 – Pics were sent by Lawrences mother, Eugenie Joseph, to her grandchildren whom she never met]

 

 Bullock Cart used by the people for transportation.

[From the scrapbook of Lawrence Joseph who migrated to Scotland from Ceylon as a young medical student in the 1890’s and later died in Scotland in 1950 – Pics were sent by Lawrences mother, Eugenie Joseph, to her grandchildren whom she never met]

 

 Candle manufacturer’s label from early 1970’s, Galle

 

 

 Nautch Dancers, Ceylon.

[From the scrapbook of Lawrence Joseph who migrated to Scotland from Ceylon as a young medical student in the 1890’s and later died in Scotland in 1950 – Pics were sent by Lawrences mother, Eugenie Joseph, to her grandchildren whom she never met]