Photo #: NH 1485
The old Buddhist temple of Dalada Malagawa, also called the Temple of the Tooth, photographed during the "Great White Fleet"'s visit to Ceylon in December 1908.
A tooth of The Buddha is enshrined here as a sacred relic.
Collection of Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright, 1928.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 24 September 2008