An ancient Indian sculpture - The story of Indian art and sculpture dates back to the Indus valley civilization of the 2nd and 3rd millennium BC. These articles indicate the level of achievement that Indian art had attained in those days.
Haystack by Prabir Sen - This is how villagers in India stack hay. Stacking hay this way keeps the moisture away during the monsoon time, and the hay inside the stack remains fresh to be consumed by the cattle the villages own ..In olden times, the villagers used to stock their grains within this cottage like hay hut for the same reason. But now most of the grains they grow are sold and the rest are kept in nylon woven bags for their own consumption. Click on the image to enlarge.
Victoria Memorial in Kolkata, India by Prabir Sen - Victoria Memorial Hall was built in the memory of Queen Victoria of England. The building was conceptualised by Lord Curzon who was then Viceroy of India. This marble architecture was designed by Sir William Emerson. The design of the structure represents a fusion of British and Mughal architecture and was inaugurated in the year 1921. Click on the image to enlarge.
Roadside cafes - Roadside cafes at Taki in West Bengal, India. Taki is a small township by the bank of the river Ichamoti separating India from Bangladesh. Taki is about 75 Km from Kolkata and is considered to be a picnic town. Taki is full of tourists right from October till March every year, and it was 10 deg C at Taki when I was there from 24th to 26th December 2012 ..
Wonder creation of white marble .. Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata was built in the memory of Queen Victoria of England. After the demise of Her Majesty, the idea of building a memorial hall in her name was first thought of by the then Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon who left India at the end of 1905. This exquisite marble architecture was designed by Sir William Emerson and was opened in 1921, 5 years ahead of its schedule opening .. Prabir Sen