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: Victoria Public Hall and the Ripon Building, Chennai (Madras)

Taken on August 31, 2016 in Chennai (Madras)

Taken on August 31, 2016 in Chennai (Madras)

 

Victoria Public Hall is the reddish building in the foreground, and the Ripon Building is the white building behind it. Poonamallee High Road is torn up for repairs.