Thursday, September 3, 2009

King Edward Statue, Bangalore

In the year the King Edward VII statue was built by public subscription, and installed at the North-Western point of the Cubbon Park, Bangalore.


42 comments:

pranksygang said...

i have never been to this park in Bangalore! should go there soon// it's amazing!

Asta said...

Hi Rajesh,

The Grand Old Man-:)

Best regards
Asta

Dan said...

Nice statue, nice weather and a nice photo of it all:-)

Sylvia K said...

Marvelous sky and background for the handsome statue! Marvelous shot as always, Rajesh!

Have a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

Postcards from Wildwood said...

Good shot set against the lovely blue sky.
Janice.

Denise said...

Thank you for sharing this interesting photo. That looks like a beautiful sky behind the statue.

Photo Cache said...

I wonder how many british monarchs statues are all over india. I think this one's the first one I've seen posted on blogs so far.

Happy weekend.

Reader Wil said...

The statue is the spitting image of the king. Great shot!

Danton said...

Big statue adding features on your sky photo.

joo said...

Impressive monument!

Rune said...

Great photo and lovely color, happy skywatch

The Things We Carried said...

He looks quite intimating and austere.

SandyCarlson said...

Wonderful post. Thank you very much.

Regina said...

Nice one!

bettyl said...

The history that we get from the meme is just marvelous! That's a great shot and your one sentence tells us so much! Thanks.

Anya said...

The STATUE is so BIG but its BEAUTIFUL :))))

Gattina said...

Fortunately men are not dressed like that anymore !

Dirk said...

The statue of King Edward looks impressive!

magiceye said...

well shot against the light!

Linda said...

I should imagine King Edward gets rather hot in all those robes under the hot sun.

Mitr - Friend said...

I dont remember B'lore now... I went there some 10 yrs ago... Gotta go again...
Nice shot...
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sujata said...

Thats a nice statue, love the minute details.

Leora said...

That is one imposing statue! Love the pretty blooms behind.

kazu said...

Great photo!

Carol said...

Impressive statue of the king...nice background for the shot...

kavita said...

RAJESH, hello,thanks a lot for visiting my blog...i loved your blog so much that i am a follower now....great going.

Louise said...

That's quite a statue--lots of detail.

BeachILike said...

Beautiful statue with clear sky!

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Diane AZ said...

Great the way you captured King Edward VII. He looks impressive in his robes and finery!

syel said...

cool blue sky and lovely flowers at the background and high mighty sculpture!

Hobo ........ ........ ........ said...

public subscription ???
And year ???

April said...

Nice statue. Beautiful flowers and sky.

fufu said...

wow... no other pictures of the park?

Arija said...

He looks distinctly pompous to me, just what one would expect of an overlord! Great shot.

Bengbeng said...

i am afraid i dont know much about English history although Malaya as it was once known was a colony of Britain at one time :)

Unseen Rajasthan said...

Lovely and fantastic statue and great shot too Rajesh !!

JyotiAjay said...

nice snap.

exposemaximum said...

that is a great and huge statue

Phivos Nicolaides said...

Very good Rajesh!

Pacey said...

Lovely structure and wish to visit your country in the future. Thanks for the visit on my last post Rajesh...Namaste~

Aparna said...

Hi, coming here after a long time. Caught up with your previous posts. I loved the photo of the stone chariot.
Have been to Bangalore a few times but have not been to Cubbon Park.
Great pic.

Rajesh said...

Swetha, Mitr: It is one of the nice parks in Bangalore.

Asta, Joo, Things we carried, Gattina, Dirk: Thanks, very true.

Dan, Sylvia, Janice, Denise, Reader, Danton: Thanks for the appreciation.

Photo Cache, bettyl, Hobo, Bengbeng: Thanks, there are a few in Bangalore. These belong to the era before independence of India.

Sandy, Regina, Anya, magiceye, Kazu, BeachlLike: Thanks for the appreciation.

Linda: Thanks, very nice one.

Sujata, Leora, Louise, Arija, Deepak, Carol: Thanks, very true.

Kavita: Thanks, and truly appreciate you following my blog.

Diane, Syel, April, Unseen, JyotiAjay, Phivos, Pacey, Rune: Thanks for the appreciation.

fufu: Thanks, more snaps will follow.

Aparna: Thanks good to see you back again in my blog. You must visit this park when in Bangalore next time. It is a nice place.