March 30th, 2021

The Newspaper Archives features a collection of news items, articles and advertisements extracted from newspapers in the UK and Australia. Dating back to 1843, this collection provides a great insight into the 'thinking of the day' and is an excellent supplementary resource for enthusiasts and researchers on the history of 'Ceylon' and its plantations. The wide-ranging topics include crop production statistics, feature articles, letters to editors, obituaries, reports on crime and sports, amongst others. The advertisements for Ceylon Tea date back to the 1880s and make for interesting reading, with the ads from the Australian Women's Weekly of the 1960s, being particularly sure to spill a few 'cuppas'!

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