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Wellewatte Canal (Layards Folly) near Colombo

Title: Wellewatte Canal (Layards Folly) near Colombo
Publisher: Plâté & Co., Ceylon (Copyright).
Printed Black, White and Red postcard with UNION POSTALE UNIVERSELLE/CEYLON (CEYLAN.) POSTCARD divided back in red
Code: PC-CEYLON-0082 ~ Grade: B- ~ Price: Ł2.50 ~ SOLD
Card measures 87mm x 137mm

Notes: Hand written message on reverse reads
"This is the Wellawatta Railway Bridge & I pass over it twice daily. This is called Layard's folly because during the hot seasons the canal is very inactive & consequently does not empty itself into the sea. Layard a former governor of Ceylon got it constructed during his governorship of this island."

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