Perera and Sons Ltd, Sri Lanka

  • Reference
      GB 1837 DES/RHZ/1/1/33
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      14 pieces

Scope and Content

Various pieces of print produced for Perera and Sons, a bakery and caterers with a number of branches around Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was then known). Includes an original design for an advert, mounted with a cover sheet; proof of the main logo; Christmas lists for 1949 and 1950 (3 copies), probably the 1949 example for reference and not by HAR; price list, February 1952; 3 printed paper bags (all same design); 2 copies of an advertising card 'Who is the tallest?'; a 'Competition for the Under 14's' to find Perera products hidden in a picture of the jungle; and a mounted b/w photograph of a display showing the 1950 Christmas list; Christmas lists for 1

Access Information

Researchers wishing to consult the collection should make an appointment. Telephone 44 (0)1273 643217 or email

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Photographic prints, paper, gouache, ink

Archivist's Note

Created by Sue Breakell

Conditions Governing Use

Permission must be sought to publish any material from the collection. Email

Geographical Names