edmund lyon

Died 1872

  • Ceylon c. 1860

Polonnaruwa 1870s Description: Temple ruin
Place made: Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph Support: thin cream card

Primary Insc: Signature printed with plate lower left on image "LAWTON / 41". Second signature printed with plate lower left on image "Lawton".
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower centre below image on support in black ink "Polonnaruwa. - The Sat mal - prasade: a seven -storied structure, 28 / feet 6 inches square at bottom. and containing a staircase.".
Dimensions: image 27.8 h x 23.8 w cm support 57.3 h x 42.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.81.84