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Architectural remains, Anurádhapura, Ceylon

James G. Smither

Architectural remains, Anurádhapura, Ceylon

comprising the dágabas and certain other ancient ruined structures

by James G. Smither

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Published by order of the Ceylon Government in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Sri Lanka -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementmeasured, drawn and described by J. G. Smither.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p., 67 leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19448327M

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Measured, drawn and. Book Dimensions: 19x13x1 cm, 3 Maps, 12 Plates Description: Written inwhen a great number of tourists were visiting Ceylon, the book was ment to give a short account of the many ruins found all over Ceylon.

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Photograph of the ruins of a pokuna (bathing pond) near the Lowa-Maha-Paya (Brazen Palace) at Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, by Joseph Lawton, albumen print, Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no) Regeneration: A Reappraisal of Photography in Ceylon, London: British Council, ISBN X Falconer, John.

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Anuradhapura (əno͞o`rädəpo͞o`rə) or Anarajapura (ənä`räjə–), city ( est. pop. 40,), N central Sri Lanka, on the Aruvi River. Rice plantations and vegetable gard. Smither attempted a careful documentation and after which he published in the form of several excellent drawings in his monumental book, 'Archaeological Remains, Anuradhapura, Ceylon', in There are other stupas in the Abhayagiri Vihara complex.

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