Buffaloes and Horse in Water

Bourne & Shepherdabout 1870

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of a number of native men and animals standing in a body of water, including an oxen-drawn cart. One of the men is carrying a parasol and stands near the water, while in the background is a cityscape with thatched buildings and the Colombo Fort Clock Tower, a tower topped with a viewing gallery and a small dome.


  • Title: Buffaloes and Horse in Water
  • Creator: Bourne & Shepherd
  • Date Created: about 1870
  • Location Created: Colombo, Ceylon; Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Physical Dimensions: 18.3 × 30.7 cm (7 3/16 × 12 1/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.1224.1.2
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Bourne & Shepherd (English, founded 1863, dissolved 2016)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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