"Buddhist temple, Ceylon," from 'Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan .. Under the command of Commodore M. C. Perry, United States Navy ..', by Francis L. Hawks (Washington, 1856)

Source: ebay, Nov. 2012




The dagoba of "Thupa Ramaja" near Anuradhapura, in a steel engraving, c.1860

Source: ebay, June 2009


"The Malegawa temple, in Ceylon, the depository of 'Buddha's tooth'," from the Illustrated London News, 1853

Source: ebay, Oct. 2006





"The Temple of the Tooth," a photo from c. the 1890's

Source: ebay, Jan. 2011




A closer view, in a photo from 1891

Source: ebay, Mar. 2013


The Tooth Temple in Kandy as it looks nowadays

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/3396/cat/501/si/sri%20lanka/perpage/12
(downloaded June 2005)


The "tooth-temple" in Kandy, an interior view

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/6982/cat/501/page/1
(downloaded Apr. 2005)


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