King George V

…. alias King George V aka George Fredrick Ernest Albert and his statue at the Panagal Park, T Nagar.

He was the only Emperor of India (of the British Empire) to be present in his own Delhi Durbar. His Coat Of Arms are these.

You could see the Nose Cut he suffered in Chennai here.

4 comments on “KGV”

  1. Namaskara! Jolly good photo! The British left their mark everywhere in India, right? What’s new in Chennai? What’s the mood after the big elections? Dhanyavadagalu! All the best from EAGAN daily photo

    Ram: Yes their trails are evident across the country. New in Chennai is the omnipresent SUMMER


  2. Looks like he could do with a little restoration.

    Ram: Yes it could and the Park too


  3. As a former English teacher, I say bravo! Education is everything! Dhanyavadagalu! Kind regards from today’s “Birthday boy” at EAGAN daily photo

    Ram : Wishes to the B’day boy ….


  4. I liked the “nose cut” bit.

    Is he the same guy who is the King on the chess board?

    Ram : I don’t think he’s the “king” in Chess Board


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