Prince Street, Fort mid 1950’s

Prince Street, Fort mid 1950’s

View from Main Street, Pettah in mid 50’s, looking beyond the Prince Street – which is now called Sir Baron Jayathilaka Mawatha, Gafoor Building & Leyden Bastian Rd on the right. Times of Ceylon building on the left & the Cargills building could be seen centre-far. Apart from the marques of cars popular during the day & a tram car plying in the city Colombo also could be seen.

Nishan is a raconteur and a lover of art, history and architecture. His journey began more than 30 years ago when he started collecting and saving copies of publications which captured significant moments in Sri Lankan history. He intends to digitize the contemporary Sri Lankan history even in a smaller way through The Archives.

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