JOSEPH, Gerard A.

JOSEPH, Gerard Abraham. Colombo 6.4.1870 — 4.3.1922 (when 52). Sri Lankan Burgher Civil Servant. Member of Ceylon Civil Service. Son of Abraham Orlando J. and Louisa van Langenberg, From 1893 to his death Secretary and Librarian of Colombo Museum, in the late 1910s also its acting director. Married 1897 Mabel Goldstein van Langenberg, two sons.

Publications: With H. M. Gunasekera: Catalogue of Páli, Sinhalese and Sanskrit manuscripts in the Colombo Museum library. 14+47 p. Colombo 1901.

Catalogue of the Colombo Museum library printed books. 4+170 p. Colombo 1904.

– “The Gal-Vihara and Demala-Maha-Seya Paintings at Polonnaruwa” JRAS-CB 26:71-2, 1918, 101-106.

Sources: Death noted in JRAS-CB 29:76, 1923;

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