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Book Description
Original black & white photograph of 3 Europeans in rick-shaws with native "drivers" and a few bystanders. Taken in Colombo, Ceylon c 1900. Photograph surface size 61/2x41/2 inches. Mount is 9x7 inches. Some foxing to margins (see photograph). Almost very good condition
Dealer Notes
Excellent example of colonial attitudes in the demeamour & clothing of the Europeans. The Skeen family had a photograph business in Colombo from 1860 and specialised in this sort of photography.
Author Skeen & Co., Colombo, Ceylon
Date c1900
Binding Card Mounted on Original Printed Card
Publisher Skeen & Co.
Illustrator Not Applicable
Condition Almost very good - some foxing (see photograph)
Pages 1 photograph

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