Botanic Gardens, Ceylon

This albumen print on photographic paper is part of a collection of 44 photographs once belonging to John Reader Jackson (1837-1920) who was a curator at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, museum. Most of the collection depicts different kinds of trees and were probably used for teaching, research and to record his travels. Many images are also of artistic merit.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Indian Subcontinent
Collector Excavator
Jackson, Mr John Reader (from the collection of)
Albumen print on Photographic paper
Common Name
Botanic Gardens, Ceylon
Simple Name
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)

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Giant Bamboos, Dendrocalamus giganteus Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Ceylon