This postcard size black and white photograph illustrates the stringhoppers dish. The arrangement of the photograph was taken from the original drawing by Romesh Gunesekera and is used as an illustration in the short story “Stringhoppers”.
|Date of Creation / Publication||1995|
|Associated Person/ Organisation||Gunesekera, Romesh|
|Collection and Reference Number||Romesh Gunesekera Collection (GB 2661 RG)|
|Copyright||The Creator and/ or the associated|
|Access to originals||The originals are located with Romesh Gunesekera|
|Series notes||Stringhoppers was a short story written by Romesh Gunesekera. It was published in 'Food - The Vital Stuff' by Granta Books in the winter of 1995. The digitsed items in this file feature a manuscript, a drawing and a photograph of stringhoppers. In Gunesekera's story, he describes stringhoppers as "a saucer sized pancake of vermicelli squeezed out of a perforated mould".|
|Collection notes||The Romesh Gunesekera Collection contains digital extracts of his short stories and novels, as well as several poems. The material also includes photographs, handwritten detailed research notes, and annotated manuscripts. |