Ceylon Photograph Album

Processed by D. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Fax: (805) 893-5749
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
© 2003
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Ceylon Photograph Album, 1937

Collection number: Bernath Mss 58

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    01 August 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ceylon Photograph Album,
Date (inclusive): 1937
Collection Number: Bernath Mss 58
Creator: Hansell, Walter C.
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

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

Ceylon Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 58. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Scope and Content of Collection

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.

Collection Contents

Box

Photograph album, 1937