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Aug 10, 2014

Jubilee Institute - Mysore, Karnataka, c1890's

Jubilee Institute - Mysore, Karnataka, c1890's

Jubilee Institute Constructed in 1887, in commemoration of the Jubilee of the Queen Victoria, Empress of India, as a museum for exhibiting the arts, economic and other products of the country. It contains a library of ancient oriental literature and the latest productions of the west. The foundation stone was laid by H.H. the late Maharaja on the 20th June, 1887. The exterior of the building is decorated with figures of Hindu mythology.

Source: British Library