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Images Dated 9th October 2015

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Lakshmi at the Entrance of Kailas Temple at Ellora Featured 9 Oct 2015 Print

Lakshmi at the Entrance of Kailas Temple at Ellora

Lakshmi at the Entrance of Kailas Temple at Ellora, India. This is an UNESCO site. Lakshmi siting over the lotuses with her attendant elephants as if to bless the visitors. There are some letters and a date on the leaves of the lotus on which she sits but illegible and probably belonging to the 15th Century. On the bases of the pilasters have been inscriptions in characters of the 8th century of which only some characters remain

© Ramnath Bhat

Saadian Tombs in Marrakech Featured 9 Oct 2015 Print

Saadian Tombs in Marrakech

The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back to the times of Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603). The tombs were discovered in 1917 and restored for services of Fine Arts. The tombs are by their beautiful decoration, one of the biggest attractions for visitors to Marrakech. The mausoleum comprises the remains of about sixty members of the Saadi Dynasty, among which are those of Ahmad al-Mansur and his family. The building consists of three rooms. The most famous is that of the twelve columns containing the tomb of the son of Ahmad al-Mansur. The stele is made of cedar and stucco. The monuments are made of Carrara marble. Outside the building a garden with graves of soldiers and servants are available

Our Flying Clubs No. 1 - Brooklands Aero Club Featured 9 Oct 2015 Print

Our Flying Clubs No. 1 - Brooklands Aero Club

A view of the modern clubhouse of Brooklands Aero Club, the first in a series of illustrations and caricatures by Mel, documenting the rising popularity of aviation both as a sport and a reasonable form of transportation abroad. Notable members of the club pictured here include the manager, A. Percy Bradley, Ian Stoddart-Barr, Sales Manager, Billy Massey, one of the directors in charge of the repair shop, Capt. H. Duncan Davis, Managing Director, Bob the barman (important!), Ginger Ruutz-Rees, K. Mistinger, S. A Thorne, instructor and acrobatic pilot, Flight Lieut W. E. P. Johnson a prominent exponent of blind flying and the chief instructor, George E. Lowdell. Date: 1932

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans