Title: Mahara, Sri Lanka

Creator: Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

Description: Photo of Mahara quarry. This quarry was worked by prisoners at Mahara prison, the third largest in the country – the prison may originally have been set up for exactly this purpose. Today the quarry area is still in use at the prison, which mostly holds repeat offenders.

Date: [1890s-1900s]

Format: Black and white photographic lantern slide

Archive reference: LDGSL/1088/AC/CEY/1/1

Image reference: 08-02

Recommended print size: Up to 10 x 8 inches (25 x 14cm)

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