Saturday, January 14, 2006

One of the more ornamental cannons at outside the Museum Theatre. (Adding information after seeing comment: Like the board says, it is a cannon used by the Tiger of Mysore, Tippu Sultan in 1799. Today it may be silent but it has roared in its day.) Posted by Picasa

2 comments:

Anvar said...

balaji,
that is not just ornamental canon, It belongs to Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore. The canon's mouth is moulded like that of a fierce Tiger with an open mouth. Even the sides have similar Tiger motives. It would be nice if you can take some more care about the sub titles for your pics- Anvar

R. Balaji said...

Anvar, I stand corrected.
When I said ornamental it was in reference to its workmanship.
Also, the enamel board in the photo to show its significance.