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Street with sign post, Colombo, 1930s : general view

This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a view of York Street, Colombo, British Ceylon away from the harbor, with the Grand Oriental Hotel on the right. A sign post indicates that the road to the left is Leyden Bastion Road, while the road to the right is Church Street. Three pedestrians can also be seen in the foreground. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.

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From the Edwin A. Brown Collection. All rights reserved, Celia Mary Ferguson and National Library Board, Singapore 2008


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