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Colombo Gallery

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Choose from 102 pictures in our Colombo 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.


Playing the Rabana drum - Sinhalese - Colombo, Sri Lanka Featured Print

Playing the Rabana drum - Sinhalese - Colombo, Sri Lanka

Playing the Rabana drum - Sinhalese people - Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Maha (big) Rabana or Banku (bench) Rabana, played by two or more people at a time is used at wedding festivals and Sinhala New Year Celebrations in Sri Lanka. It also symbolizes the spring festivals of the country. Generally women are the best players of the Banku Rabana and a special system of Raban Pada is in practice among them. One reads out the beat loudly and plays it in collaboration with others. Some of the onlookers would enjoy the music with dance in order to tune it for better sounds. The Rabana (as can be seen on this card) is kept on three wooden trunks about 18 inches high and the leader kindles fire under the instrument so that it can be tuned for finer sounds. Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Royal visit to India: Prince of Wales presented with address Featured Print

Royal visit to India: Prince of Wales presented with address

Royal visit to India: Mr Layard presenting to the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) the address of the municipal council at Colombo, Ceylon, 1876 Date: 1876

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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4th Cross Street, Pettah, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Featured Print

4th Cross Street, Pettah, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Street scene, 4th Cross Street, Pettah, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), with merchant stores and bullock-drawn carts. Date: circa 1910

© Mary Evans / Pharcide

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