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Ceylon Gallery

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Choose from 403 pictures in our Ceylon collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Kandy - Sri Lanka - Buddhist Procession Featured Print

Kandy - Sri Lanka - Buddhist Procession

Kandy is very popular due to the annual Buddhist pageant known as the Esala Perahera, in which one of the inner caskets used for covering the tooth relic of Buddha is taken in a grand procession through the streets of the city. This casket is taken on a royal tusker. The procession includes traditional dancers and drummers, flag bearers of the provinces of the old Kandyan kingdom, the Nilames (lay custodians of temples ) wearing their traditional dresses, torch bearers and also the grandly attired elephants. This ceremony which is annually held in the months of July or August, attracts large crowds from all parts of the country and also many foreign tourists

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Sri Lanka - Geta Beraya and Udekkiya players Featured Print

Sri Lanka - Geta Beraya and Udekkiya players

Traditional Sri Lankna drums and drummers. The standing player is holding a hill country drum called the Geta Beraya (a drum with a knot). This is the main drum used to accompany dance sequences in all Kandyan rituals. The right face is covered with the hide of a monkey or monitor lizard and the left side is covered with cattle hide, which is used to provide a finer sound. The seated player is holding a Udekkiya, a very handy drum predominantly used during Kandyan rituals and folk dances. It is played with one hand while handling and controlling the sound by pressure applied on the string and Sawarama with the other. Date: circa 1908

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Following the Boer War, the British transferred many of their prisoners to various Featured Print

Following the Boer War, the British transferred many of their prisoners to various

Following the Boer War, the British transferred many of their prisoners to various countries and colonies under their domain in South and South East Asia. The Captain and the crew of the HMS Fox, having come to Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka in 1913, struck up the idea of having their ships insignia displayed on a nearby hillock. With assistance from the Boers, they placed white stones to depict a Fox followed by the year 1913. This gave rise to the particular hill being called the Fox Hill and to this day this hillock is called the Fox Hill. Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection