DAILY PHOTO: Cannons on the Veranda

Taken on September 15, 2016 at Fort St. George in Chennai (Madras)

Taken on September 15, 2016 at Fort St. George in Chennai (Madras)

 

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Fort St. George in Chennai has a small but impressive museum that houses artifacts from Chennai’s colonial period. The museum has artifacts in a range of categories including: arms, coins, porcelain, oil paintings, medals, and textiles. While photography is prohibited inside, there are a number of cannons outside–including some ornamental ones.

DAILY PHOTO: Re-enactors at Work

Taken during the Summer of 2011 in Suomenlinna Sveaborg.

Taken during the Summer of 2011 in Suomenlinna 

Inside the fortifications at Suomenlinna, actors re-enact scenes from history past.

DAILY PHOTO: Tower & Tree

Taken on November 20, 2014 at Daulatabad.

Taken on November 20, 2014 at Daulatabad

Atop the cylindrical structure to the right is an 18-foot long cannon that is ornately engraved so as to be a work of art.

The Ramshead cascabel of the 6 meter cannon at Daulatabad

The Ramshead cascabel of the 6 meter cannon at Daulatabad