seated on ground: Anagarika Dharmapala, Weragama Banda, C. Don Carolis, William de Abrew, CP Gunawardane, .., Aliph
middle row: two Japanese monks, Revd Devamitta, Revd SH. Sri Sumangala, Col. Olcott, Japanese monk, Muhandiram Dharmagunawardana
standing back: …, Dullewa, C Wijeysinghe,.. ……..CW Leadbeater, …. NS Fernando, “Bob’ (Olcott’s servant), NP Fernando, James Perera.
The Three Japanese monks seated may be Y. Ato, C. Tokugawa and Shaku Kozen (also known as Kozen Gunaratana who hailed from Yokohama and lived in Sri Lanka till 1893) . who became new members of the Maha Bodhi Society pursuant to the trip made to Japan in 1884 by Colonel Olcott and Anagarika Dharmapala then a youth of 20 years.
Photographs courtesy of Soma and Percy Gunawardena, Palo Alto, Calif