Constructing a railway viaduct, Ceylon, 1878-1883.

Lawton & Scowen

Constructing a railway viaduct, Ceylon, 1878-1883.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

Albumen photograph by Lawton & Scowen, one of a series depicting the construction of various railway bridges in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) between 1878 and 1883. This view shows a partially built viaduct acros a broad river. The British began the building of Ceylon's railway system in 1864, with the two main cities, Colombo and Kandy, connected in 1867.

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