Tag Archives: Old photos of Colombo

Old Ceylon in Photo’s

Since my first blog post of old beautiful photo’s of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) I have been on a bit of a mission to find more.

Here are some of the fruits of my search mostly of Colombo…

Main Street, Pettah (date unknown)
Main Street, Pettah (date unknown)
Main Street, Colombo. Circa 1860
Main Street, Colombo. Circa 1860
General Post Office - 1910
General Post Office – 1910

The one below is a favourite – just love the guy in the colonial outfit 🙂

Galle Face, Colombo (date unknown)
Galle Face, Colombo (date unknown)
Galle Face, Colombo (date unknown)
Galle Face, Colombo (date unknown)
Galle Face From the Clock Tower, Colombo. Circa.1865
Galle Face From the Clock Tower, Colombo. Circa.1865
Kollupitiya, Colombo (date unknown)
Kollupitiya, Colombo (date unknown)
Kollupitiya, Colombo (date unknown)
Kollupitiya, Colombo (date unknown)
Colombo Harbour and a Street in Pettah (date unknown)
Colombo Harbour and a Street in Pettah (date unknown)
Colombo Harbour and Breakwater in the Moonlight (date unknown)
Colombo Harbour and Breakwater in the Moonlight (date unknown)
Chatham Street, Colombo. Circa.1860
Chatham Street, Colombo. Circa.1860
York Street, Colombo  (date unknown)
York Street, Colombo (date unknown)

Brilliant aren’t they?