Monday, June 10, 2013

Monochrome mania

 
The David Sassoon Library and Reading Room, the first building to come up at the southern end of the Esplanade, has since its completion in 1870, been a landmark. Today the building finds itself in the list of 145 old building which have been declared as protected monuments by the government.

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37 comments:

  1. Wonderful, old, historical building! Hope you have a great week!

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  2. I can still the color in the beautiful Indian landscape.

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  3. Nice one..is the original color of the building Maroon ?

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    1. No it is beige or sandstone colour.

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  4. Hari Om
    Super front-on view! The monochrome is magical on this one!!

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  5. I recently saw this picture on Rajesh's (India Travel) blog. Nice one

    thanks

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  6. If you can't see well enough to read the books, there's an opticians right there to help you out. Clever!

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  7. Great details. It's looking great in monochrome.

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  8. What a beautiful capture. Do the Sassoons still have a presence in Mumbai?

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  9. Fine photo of a beautiful building. It looks great surrounded by trees. I'm glad it's protected.

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  10. This place looks just as nice in B&W as it does in color. Magnifique!

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  11. beauty of the building ... enhances in black and white :)

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  12. well...that was something brilliant...

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