Buddhist Temple, Kalani

Albumen print from glass plate negative | 21.5 x 27.7cm | c. 1880

Scowen & Co.

This image may actually show the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, a sacred fig tree planted in 288 BC in Mahamewna Gardens, Anuradhapura, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Grown from a cutting of the tree in India under which Buddha attained enlightenment, it is one of th...
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