Ceylon Pictorial Publications, 1938

Scope and Content

Copies of two pictorial publications the Copies of two pictorial publications the Ceylon Observer Pictorial , 1938 and Plate's Ceylon Annual 1938.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Ceylon Observer was first published as the Colombo Observer in 1834, changing its name in 1867. It published several special series including the Pictorial , and the Handbook and Directory of Ceylon .


2 volumes

Access Information

Open although advance notice should be given.

Acquisition Information

The source of acquisition by ICS is not known.

Other Finding Aids


Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available, at the discretion of the ICS Library Staff.

Related Material

The Ferguson Papers (ICS 86) contain material about Alastair Mackenzie Ferguson and John Ferguson, editors and proprietors of the Ceylon Observer , 1854-1913.