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Galle Collection

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1910

Background imageGalle Collection: Sri Lanka - Galle - Galle Face Hotel

Sri Lanka - Galle - Galle Face Hotel

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle, Sri Lanka, 1671

Galle, Sri Lanka, 1671
Panoramic view of Galle, in southern Sri Lanka. The Dutch fort can be seen at the end of causeway, and they seem to have fortified the town very thoroughly

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle - Sri Lanka

Galle - Sri Lanka
Galle, viewed from the harbour, Sri Lanka. A famous Test cricket ground, Galle was devastated by the Tsunami of 2004. The cricket ground is alongside the Portuguese Fort, rebuilt in the 17th century

Background imageGalle Collection: Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 4

Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 4
Sri Lankan pole fishermen, sometimes known as stilt fishing, on the coast near Galle, Sri Lanka. Pictured at dawn and silhouetted against the light Date: 2001

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle Face, Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Galle Face, Ceylon, Sri Lanka
Vintage 19th century photograph: Galle Face, Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Background imageGalle Collection: Traditional Fishing boat - Galle, Sri Lanka

Traditional Fishing boat - Galle, Sri Lanka
Traditional catamaran Fishing boat - Galle, Sri Lanka. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGalle Collection: The Manner of Passing A River Between Point De ?

The Manner of Passing A River Between Point De ?
The Manner of Passing A River Between Point De Galle and Columbo

Background imageGalle Collection: HMS Stalker, a Mk. III LST

HMS Stalker, a Mk. III LST
HMS Stalker, a Mark III LST (Landing Ship, Tank), previously known as LST 3515, seen at the Pounds of Portsmouth scrapyard circa 2006

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle Face Hotel, Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Galle Face Hotel, Ceylon, Sri Lanka
19th century vintage photograph: Galle Face Hotel, Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Background imageGalle Collection: Sri Lankan beach fishermen hauling nets - 3

Sri Lankan beach fishermen hauling nets - 3
Sri Lankan fishermen hauling a fishing net ashore on beach in Galle Date: 1994

Background imageGalle Collection: Sri Lankan beach fishermen hauling nets - 2

Sri Lankan beach fishermen hauling nets - 2
Sri Lankan fishermen hauling a fishing net ashore on beach in Galle. Another gang of men launch their wooden fishing boat Date: 1994

Background imageGalle Collection: Sri Lankan beach fishermen hauling nets - 1

Sri Lankan beach fishermen hauling nets - 1
A line of beach fishermen hauling their fishing net from the Indian Ocean, Galle, Sri Lanka Date: 1994

Background imageGalle Collection: Sri Lankan pole fishermans catch

Sri Lankan pole fishermans catch
Poda, a Sri Lankan pole fisherman, or stilt fisherman. In podas hand are three small fishes - his entire catch for one day

Background imageGalle Collection: Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 6

Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 6
Sri Lankan pole fishermen, sometimes known as stilt fishing, on the coast near Galle, Sri Lanka. The man in the centre of the picture is Poda

Background imageGalle Collection: Poda, a Sri Lankan pole fisherman

Poda, a Sri Lankan pole fisherman, or stilt fisherman, portrait head and shoulders. He and his family were almost certainly killed in the tsumani of 2004 Date: 1994

Background imageGalle Collection: Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 5

Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 5
Sri Lankan pole fishermen, sometimes known as stilt fishing, on the coast near Galle, Sri Lanka. Pictured at dawn and silhouetted against the light Date: 1994

Background imageGalle Collection: Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 3

Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 3
Sri Lankan pole fishermen, sometimes known as stilt fishing, on the coast near Galle, Sri Lanka. Pictured at dawn and silhouetted against the light Date: 1994

Background imageGalle Collection: Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 2

Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 2
Sri Lankan pole fishermen, sometimes known as stilt fishing, on the coast near Galle, Sri Lanka. Pictured at dawn and silhouetted against the light Date: 1994

Background imageGalle Collection: Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 1

Pole fishermen, Sri Lanka - 1
Sri Lankan pole fishermen, sometimes known as stilt fishing, on the coast near Galle, Sri Lanka. Pictured at dawn and silhouetted against the light Date: 1994

Background imageGalle Collection: The ship Rangoon sinks, 1871

The ship Rangoon sinks, 1871
The P&O mail steamship Rangoon sinking after the removal of the passengers and crew. The ship was accidently run onto the rocks when leaving Galle harbour in Sri Lanka, where it eventually sank. 1871

Background imageGalle Collection: Cenotaph War Memorial, Galle Face Green, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cenotaph War Memorial, Galle Face Green, Colombo, Sri Lanka
The Cenotaph War Memorial built in the 1920s to remember both Ceylonese and Europeans from Ceylon who were killed in the World War I, was constructed at the Galle Face Green

Background imageGalle Collection: The Colossus of Rhodes. Engraving by Philip Galle (1537-1612

The Colossus of Rhodes. Engraving by Philip Galle (1537-1612
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Colossus of Rhodes. Engraving by Philip Galle (1537-1612) after Martin van Heemskerck (1498-1574). 16th century. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Kansas City

Background imageGalle Collection: Andre Galle

Andre Galle
ANDRE GALLE French medallist from St Etienne, member of the Institut Royal de France, Academie des Beaux Arts (gravure en medaille) etc. Date: 1761 - 1844

Background imageGalle Collection: Traditional Fishing boat - Galle, Sri Lanka

Traditional Fishing boat - Galle, Sri Lanka. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGalle Collection: Colpetty Road, near Galle Face, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Colpetty Road, near Galle Face, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Colpetty (Kollupitiya) Road, near Galle Face, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1908

Background imageGalle Collection: Lighthouse of Alexandria. Engraving by Philip Galle (1537-16

Lighthouse of Alexandria. Engraving by Philip Galle (1537-16
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Lighthouse of Alexandria. Engraving by Philip Galle (1537-1612) after Martin van Heemskerck (1498-1574). 16th century. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Background imageGalle Collection: Hieronymus Bosch / Galle

Hieronymus Bosch / Galle
HIERONYMUS BOSCH Dutch painter Date: 1460 - 1518

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle Face Hotel, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Galle Face Hotel, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGalle Collection: Point de Galle, south west Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Point de Galle, south west Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1905

Background imageGalle Collection: Kadir Rocks, Sri Lanka, 1871

Kadir Rocks, Sri Lanka, 1871
The Kadir Rocks at the entrance to Galle harbour, Sri Lanka, where the P&O mail steamship Rangoon was accidently sunk after running onto the rocks. Date: 1871

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
A corner of the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, with a cluster of palm trees. Date: 1920

Background imageGalle Collection: BRUTUD, Lucius Junius (6th century BC). First Consul

BRUTUD, Lucius Junius (6th century BC). First Consul of the Roman Republic. Expelled from Rome to the king Tarquinius Superbus and instituted the Republic in 509 BC

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Galle, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
View of Galle, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGalle Collection: Beach at Galle, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Beach at Galle, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGalle Collection: Galle Harbour, Ceylon

Galle Harbour, Ceylon. Nicholl, Andrew 1804 - 1886

Background imageGalle Collection: Colombo - Sri Lanka

Colombo - Sri Lanka
Scenes from Colombo, Sri Lanka, including an elephant, the Harbour and the Galle Face Hotel

Background imageGalle Collection: Point de Galle Lighthouse, Ceylon, 1847

Point de Galle Lighthouse, Ceylon, 1847
Engraving of a lighthouse intended for the Point de Galle, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The lighthouse was built out of cast-iron plates, secured by nuts, bolts and iron cement

Background imageGalle Collection: Avarice / Greed by Galle

Avarice / Greed by Galle
A profile portrait of a woman holding a purse surrounded by an ornate border of putti holding money bags, cutting purse strings and counting coins

Background imageGalle Collection: Banquet / C16 (Galle)

Banquet / C16 (Galle)
Banquet attended by men and women who are in turn attended to by servants


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