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Polonnaruwa.The Watadage, Principle entrance from North (Photograph)

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Lawton, Joseph
1870-1

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Polonnaruwa.The Watadage, Principle entrance from North (Photograph)

Polonnaruwa.The Watadage, Principle entrance from North (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870-1
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura. Remains of a pokuna or bathing pond near the Government Kachechéri, 66 feet by 62 feet. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura. Re...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura. Remains of a pokuna or bathing pond near the Government Kachechéri, 66 feet by 62 feet. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura. Remains of a pokuna or bathing pond near the Government Kachechéri, 66 feet by 62 feet. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura- The Ruwanweli Dágoba. East view, with ruins of pillared hall. This is the most celebrated Dágoba in Ceylon, and it is believed that at the present time it contains treasures of untold value. It was begun by Dutugemenu 160 years before the Christian era, and was finished in the year 137 B.C. It is composed of sold brick-work rising to a height of more than 150 feet, with a diameter, at the base, of 379 feet. (Photograph)

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Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura- The Ruwanweli Dágoba. East view, with ruins of pillared hall. This is the most celebrated Dágoba in Ceylon, and it is believed that at the present time it contains treasures of untold value. It was begun by Dutugemenu 160 years before the Christian era, and was finished in the year 137 B.C. It is composed of sold brick-work rising to a height of more than 150 feet, with a diameter, at the base, of 379 feet. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- The Ruwanweli Dágoba. East view, with ruins of pillared hall. This is the most celebrated Dágoba in Ceylon, and it is believed that at the present time it contains treasures of untold value. It was begun by Dutugemenu 160 years before the Christian era, and was finished in the year 137 B.C. It is composed of sold brick-work rising to a height of more than 150 feet, with a diameter, at the base, of 379 feet. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Polonnaruwa. The Rankot Dágoba; solid brickwork, about 180 feet in diameter, and nearly 200 feet in height. (Photograph)

Polonnaruwa. The...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Polonnaruwa. The Rankot Dágoba; solid brickwork, about 180 feet in diameter, and nearly 200 feet in height. (Photograph)

Polonnaruwa. The Rankot Dágoba; solid brickwork, about 180 feet in diameter, and nearly 200 feet in height. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Mihintale. First and second flights of stone steps leading towards the summit of the sacred mountain. The steps from base to summit  are said to be 1,800 in number. (Photograph)

Mihintale. First...

Lawton, Joseph
1870-1

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Mihintale. First and second flights of stone steps leading towards the summit of the sacred mountain. The steps from base to summit  are said to be 1,800 in number. (Photograph)

Mihintale. First and second flights of stone steps leading towards the summit of the sacred mountain. The steps from base to summit are said to be 1,800 in number. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870-1
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura. Newly discovered ruins of a Pavilion near that last described, probably part of the same Palace. South-west view. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura. Ne...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura. Newly discovered ruins of a Pavilion near that last described, probably part of the same Palace. South-west view. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura. Newly discovered ruins of a Pavilion near that last described, probably part of the same Palace. South-west view. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura- Ruins of the Mayura-páya (or Peacock Palace), built in the first century of the Christian era. The columns (including capitals) are all monoliths. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- Ru...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura- Ruins of the Mayura-páya (or Peacock Palace), built in the first century of the Christian era. The columns (including capitals) are all monoliths. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- Ruins of the Mayura-páya (or Peacock Palace), built in the first century of the Christian era. The columns (including capitals) are all monoliths. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura- Newly discovered Palace of Dutugemunu. View of third Pavilion from the south-east. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- Ne...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura- Newly discovered Palace of Dutugemunu. View of third Pavilion from the south-east. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- Newly discovered Palace of Dutugemunu. View of third Pavilion from the south-east. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Sigiria. The Fortified Rock. Stone retaining walls sustaining artificial platform, (the view taken from a terrace at a lower level,) also showing the stone steps of galleries from which the brick retaining walls have fallen away. (Photograph)

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Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Sigiria. The Fortified Rock. Stone retaining walls sustaining artificial platform, (the view taken from a terrace at a lower level,) also showing the stone steps of galleries from which the brick retaining walls have fallen away. (Photograph)

Sigiria. The Fortified Rock. Stone retaining walls sustaining artificial platform, (the view taken from a terrace at a lower level,) also showing the stone steps of galleries from which the brick retaining walls have fallen away. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Polonnaruwa- The Heta-dágé: general view from the south-east. (Photograph)

Polonnaruwa- The...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Polonnaruwa- The Heta-dágé: general view from the south-east. (Photograph)

Polonnaruwa- The Heta-dágé: general view from the south-east. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura-The Jétawanáráma Dágoba. View from the south. This Dágoba was built by King Maha Sen in the third century after Christ. It is a huge mass of solid brickwork, 396 feet in diameter and 246 feet high. (No. 188) (Photograph)

Anuradhapura-The...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura-The Jétawanáráma Dágoba. View from the south. This Dágoba was built by King Maha Sen in the third century after Christ. It is a huge mass of solid brickwork, 396 feet in diameter and 246 feet high. (No. 188) (Photograph)

Anuradhapura-The Jétawanáráma Dágoba. View from the south. This Dágoba was built by King Maha Sen in the third century after Christ. It is a huge mass of solid brickwork, 396 feet in diameter and 246 feet high. (No. 188) (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura- Sri-maha Bódhin Wahanse (the sacred Bó Tree). Sculptured moon-stone at the principal entrance, 6 feet 6 inches in diameter. (No. 133) (Photograph)

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Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura- Sri-maha Bódhin Wahanse (the sacred Bó Tree). Sculptured moon-stone at the principal entrance, 6 feet 6 inches in diameter. (No. 133) (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- Sri-maha Bódhin Wahanse (the sacred Bó Tree). Sculptured moon-stone at the principal entrance, 6 feet 6 inches in diameter. (No. 133) (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Mihintale- Details of newly discovered stone-built structure on the south side of the Kaludiya pokuna. It measure inside about 17 feet in length and 7 feet 6 inches wide. (Photograph)

Mihintale- Detai...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Mihintale- Details of newly discovered stone-built structure on the south side of the Kaludiya pokuna. It measure inside about 17 feet in length and 7 feet 6 inches wide. (Photograph)

Mihintale- Details of newly discovered stone-built structure on the south side of the Kaludiya pokuna. It measure inside about 17 feet in length and 7 feet 6 inches wide. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura- Newly discovered Palace of Dutugemunu. View of second Pavilion from the south, showing the communication between the two platforms across the moat. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- Ne...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura- Newly discovered Palace of Dutugemunu. View of second Pavilion from the south, showing the communication between the two platforms across the moat. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- Newly discovered Palace of Dutugemunu. View of second Pavilion from the south, showing the communication between the two platforms across the moat. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph
Anuradhapura- The Kuttam Pokuna, or twin bathing-ponds, to the east of the Jéta-wanáráma Dágoba. General view. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- Th...

Lawton, Joseph
1870

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Anuradhapura- The Kuttam Pokuna, or twin bathing-ponds, to the east of the Jéta-wanáráma Dágoba. General view. (Photograph)

Anuradhapura- The Kuttam Pokuna, or twin bathing-ponds, to the east of the Jéta-wanáráma Dágoba. General view. (Photograph)

  • Date: 1870s
  • Place: Sri Lanka
  • Artist/maker: Lawton, Joseph