Vintage Posters of Ceylon

An exhibition was held in Sri Lanka in 2012 of vintage posters of Ceylon according to a news report in the Daily News in Colombo:



An Exhibition of Vintage Posters of Ceylon by Anura Saparamadu will be held until November 24 at The BAREFOOT Gallery, Colombo, No.704, Galle Road, Colombo – 3 from 10 am to 7pm on Weekdays and 11 am to 5pm on Sundays.

Anura Saparamadu has been collecting classic posters of Ceylon for a long time.

Through the years his poster collection grew to more than 250 examples that showcased the talents of Ceylon’s artists. In 2011, Anura published ‘Vintage Posters of Ceylon’ a cofee table book that featured his entire collection.

This exhibition highlights some of the finest examples of Vintage Ceylon posters from the late 1890s up to 1972.


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