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Ceylon Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard General View of Kandy Lake Streets Palm TreesVintage Tuck's Oilette Art Artist Drawn Colour Old Post card. Ceylon Ceylan Sri Lanka. General View of Kandy. Lake, Hills, Mountains. Streets. Street Scene. Palm Trees. Panorama.
The first mention of Kandy as a city is in the 14th century, when a temple was built there to contain Buddha's tooth, but it was two centuries later that it became a royal residence and the island capital. It stands prettily on the banks of a picturesque lake, overhung on all sides by hills.
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd Oilette Wide Wide World Ceylon Series II