Sir Tanjore Madhava Rao

Edouard Lanteri (with Raja Ravi Varma)



Lifesize or slightly greater

Statue Junction, Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)

Kerala, India

Source: Travancore State Manual, following p. 556.

This is the earlier of two bronze statues standing outside Trivandrum's Secretariat building. If it has more of a Western feel to it than the other, that is not at all surprising. [Commentary continues below; mouse over the text for links.]

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  • Secretariat, Trivandrum, with the statue of Dalawa Velu Thampi