A Chronological Collection of 19th Century Articles on Ceylon
from the pages of US-Publications. Many copied from originals in British Magazines.
Most have been written by tourists who visited the island of Ceylon
Images of Ceylon: 19th Century Photographs of Ceylon (The Palinda Stephen de Silva Collection)
Queen’s Street, Colombo
William Louis Henry Skeen
Chatham Street, Colombo
- Island of Ceylon
by M. Malte-Brun
1834, System of Geography : Containing a Description of the known World
Chap. XLIX, pp 498-512, Samuel Walker, Boston. USA.
- Marriage Ceremonies of the Kandians
Sirr on Ceylon, and the Cingalese
1850, The International Miscellany of Literature, Art, and Science.
Vol. I, No. 4, 1850 November 1, pp. 590-591, Stringer & Townsend, New York
- The English in Ceylon
1851, The United States Magazine and Democratic Review.
Vol. XXVIII, No. CLV - 1851 May, pp. 409-412, J. & H. G. Langley, New York
- Coffee-Planting in Ceylon
1851, Harper's New Monthly Magazine.
Vol. III, No. XIII, 1851 June, pp. 82-87, Harper & Brothers, Publishes, New York
- The Sacred Tooth of Buddha
1873, Appletons' Journal.
Vol. IX, No. 219, 1873 May 31, pp 722-723, D. Appleton and Company, New York. OCR nd
- Tale of a Tooth
by Therese Yelverton,
1873, The Overland Monthly
Vol. XI, No. 5, 1873, November, pp. 434-439, John H. Carmany, San Francisco.
- Travel in 1879 Ceylon
by Andrew Carnegie
1884, in Round the World pp 145-160.
- The City of the Sacred Bo-Tree - Anuradhapura
by James Ricalton,
1891, Scribner's magazine.
Vol. X, No 3, 1891 September, pp. 318-336, Charles Scribner's Sons New York