Scowen & Co.

commenced 1876 – 1893 /1897

photographic studio (organisation)

Mount Lavinia, Ceylon Place made: Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Western District, Sri Lanka
Materials & Technique: photographs, Support: cream card

Primary Insc: inscribed on image in negative white letters bottom left, "SCOWEN & Co. CEYLON."
Secondary Insc: inscribed on support bottom centre in hand scripted black ink, "Ann Meeresshandbei Mount Lavinia / Ceylon."
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on support top right in pencil, "cey 020"
Dimensions: image 22.2 h x 28.0 w cm support 28.1 h x 31.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2773
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks Collection: 1977 - 2007
  • Assembled Amsterdam, Holland