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: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Sitwell

: 2003/071/1/1/2/8

: Buddist perahera in Sri Lanka

: c. 1885

: Crowds of people pack the streets at an annual Buddhist perahera (procession) in Kandy in honour of the Sacred Relic of the Buddha's Tooth. The procession is headed by three decorated elephants. Printed caption: THE PERAHERA - AN ANNUAL BUDDHIST PROCESSION - SCOWEN & Co. CEYLON. Contemporary manuscript caption: The Perahera an annual Buddlhist Procession Ceylon

Ceylon, Sri Lanka

: 1 photograph

: Item

: 1 sepia photograph, extracted from album and mounted on card

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