Julia Margaret Cameron was a well known British photographer who lived in Ceylon, now Sri Lanka from 1875 until her death in Kalutara in 1879. Although she took many photographs of Sri Lanka from 1875 onwards, sadly many of those photographs have not survived although there are some photographs of Sri Lankans.
Read about Julia Margaret Cameron on Wikipedia:
The Victoria and Albert Museum on Julia Margaret Cameron:
The photos that began the art of the selfie 150 years BEFORE Instagram:
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2407635/150-years-Instagram-Julia-Margaret-Cameron-set-trend-selfies-Victorian-Era-Celebrity-Photographs.html#ixzz38UTdYQGQ
Read about Julia Margaret Cameron in Ceylon – they say she had a passionate love for the island: