Model of a stone pillar in the chapel at Trinity College, Kandy

Model of a stone pillar in the chapel at Trinity College, Kandy

Model of a stone pillar in the chapel at Trinity College, Kandy
Kandy, Sri Lanka
About 1927-32
Wood and silver
Height 65 cm x width 17.5 cm x depth 16.5 cm
Museum no. IM 34-1934
Given by Dr Andreas Nell

The column is a 1 in 10 scale commemorative model of a pillar carved in traditional Sri Lankan style for a new chapel. The model came to the Museum via the Church Missionary Society. It was made by the same craftsmen who carved the building's columns in 1927.