(British, active Ceylon, 1876-1895)
Albumen print from glass plate negative
Image: 20 x 27.2 cm (7 7/8 x 10 11/16 in.); Paper: 20 x 27.2 cm (7 7/8 x 10 11/16 in.); Mounted: 23.1 x 30.3 cm (9 1/8 x 11 15/16 in.)
Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara Timmer 2018.40
Occupational scenes like Fruitsellers were popular subjects in 19th-century colonial photography. Like this image of fruit sellers in colonial Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), such images provided armchair travelers with insight into local life and customs, as seen through European eyes.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email email@example.com.