Antique Prints of Sri Lanka

View these historical prints of Sri Lanka (Ceylon).

Prints are in good condition unless otherwise mentioned.

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"Ile de Ceylan"

Steel engraving by Lemaitre ca 1850. Right margin is narrow.

18 x 10.2 cm ( 7 x 4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA245235


"Besuch bei wilden Menschen ( Veddahs ) auf Ceylon" ( visiting the Veddahs )

Wood engraving showing Mr. Stevens visiting the isolated tribe of the Veddahs.
Published 1888. Reverse side is printed.

30 x 22.5 cm ( 11.8 x 8.8 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA245042


Upper image: " La Divinite qui selon los Chingulais, donne a Sagasse, la Sante & et les biens"
Lower image: "Le Dieu Tutelaire de l Ile de Ceylan"

Copper engraving by B. Picart, dated 1729.

A few scattered spots in lower margin.

Page size: 39 x 24.5 cm ( 15.3 x 9.6 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA240255


"Herberge bei Annuradhapura" ( Lodging house near Annuradhapura )

Wood engraving ca 1890. Reverse side is printed with an image of the harbor of Trincomali .
Overall light age toning.

11.6 x 17.7 cm ( 4.5 x 6.9 ")

Order Nr. SRILANKA238700SOLD


"Hindutempel in Colombo"

11.5 x 17.5 cm ( 4.5 x 6.8 ")

Reverse side:

"Statue des ruhenden Buddha in Colombo"

11.5 x 17.5 cm ( 4.5 x 6.8 ")

Wood engraving 1895. Overall light age toning.

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA240193


"Der Hafendamm von Colombo"

Wood engraving 1895. Overall light age toning.

11.5 x 17.5 cm ( 4.5 x 6.8 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA240194


The Lighthouse and Flagstaff at Colombo, Ceylon.

Wood engraving 1864. Reverse side is printed.

12.5 x 23.5 cm ( 4.9 x 9.2 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA234885.


"Ceylonküste bei Point de Gasse"

Wood engraving by Aarland after a drawing by A. Wanjura. Ca. 1880.
Print has overall toning. Reverse side is printed.

12 x 18.4 cm ( 4.7 x 7.2 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA3120


"Vue pres Point de Galle"

Steel engraving by Lemaitre ca 1850. Upper margin is narrow.

10 x 15 cm ( 3.9 x 5.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA245234


"Palais du roi a Kandy"

Steel engraving by Lemaitre ca 1850.

9.5 x 15 cm ( 3.7 x 5.9 ")

Order Nr. SRILANKA245236 SOLD


"Der Kirchhof von Manaar"

Wood engraving 1895. Overall light age toning.
On the reverse side is an image of a statue from the ruins of Anuradhapura.

11.7 x 18 cm ( 4.6 x 7 ")

Order Nr. SRILANKA240190SOLD


"Singhalesen auf Ceylon"

Wood engraving ca 1895. Reverse side is printed.
Overall light age toning.

12.3 x 18.8 cm ( 4.8 x 7.4 ")

Order Nr. SRILANKA239082 SOLD


Reverse side:

"Map of Southern China" Reverse side: Map of "Jaffna" in Ceylon

Wood engraving. Printed by Schoenberg, New York City. 1867

Front side shows China coastal region from the mouth of the Yellow River south to Tonquin, the northernmost city of Vietnam. Especially the islands of Formosa (Taiwan) and Hainan are well shown as are the cities of Hong Kong, Macao, Amoy, Funchow, Shanghai. A small, but very interesting map! 21 x 12,2 cm (ca. 8.3 x 4.8")

Reverse side has small map of Jaffna, the northernmost city on the island of Sri Lanka, formerly called Ceylon. 9 x 10,3 cm (ca. 3.5 x 3.9")

Very light and therefore pleasant general age toning. Otherwise flawless.

$ 40.00

Order Nr. CHINAMAP239982


"Festnahme Dschassnas durch die Hollaender" (Capturing Dschassnas by the Dutch)
On the reverse side is an image showing the ruins of the church in Atschuwali.

Wood engraving 1895. Overall light age toning.

11.5 x 17.5 cm ( 4.5 x 6.8 ")

Order Nr. SRILANKA240189 SOLD


"Das Durchborehren der Perlen" ( Drilling holes in pearls )

Wood engraving 1895. Overall light age toning. Reverse side is printed.

9.7 x 12.7 cm ( 3.8 x 5 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA240188


"Aus niedere Kaste" "Tamilen auf Ceylon" " Aus hoeherer Kaste"
( From a lower caste. From a higher caste)

12.5 x 18.5 cm ( 4.9 x 7.2 ")

Reverse side:

"Der "heilige" Baum des Buddha und die drei oberen Terassen"
( the holy tree of Buddha and the three upper terraces)

Wood engraving 1895. Overall light age toning.

11.5 x 17.5 cm ( 4.5 x 6.8 ")

Order Nr. SRILANKA240192 SOLD


"Bilder aus Ceylon"

28.5 x 19.5 cm ( 11.2 x 7.6 ")

"Ceylonkueste bei Point de Galle"

12.5 x 18.5 cm ( 4.9 x 7.2 ")

4 Separate pages of an article and images about Sri Lanka ( Ceylon ). Published 1883.
The pages have pleasant age toning.

Page size: 30 x 21 cm ( 11.8 x 8.2 ")

Price for the 4 pages: $ 75.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA245097


"Ein Dagop auf Ceylon"

Wood engraving 1895. Overall light age toning.

11.7 x 17.5 cm ( 4.6 x 6.8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA240191


"Hochzeitsfeier vornehmer Singalesen. Der Emfang" ( wedding of well-known Singalese )

Wood engraving dated 1888, Reverse side is printed with unrelated text.

15 x 22.5 cm ( 5.9 x 8.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA245191


"Park auf Ceylon - als Beispiel tropischer Vegetation . mit dem "Baum der Reisenden" ( Ravenala)"

Wood engraving made after a photograph ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.

17 x 13 cm ( 6.6 x 5.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA246439


"Einsammelen der Dattelen auf der Insel Ceylon"

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

25 x 21.5 cm ( 9.8 x 8.4 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SRILANKA245223


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