Light through the dormer and palisade windows into the durbar hall
The natural light filtering throught he windows in the dining hall
Natural light in the Kitchen
Natural light in the inner rooms,notice,they make a pattern
The Shadows of the jaalis,its interesting to see them,they add ambience to the decor and style
The Long balcony in the summer palace and guest house
Closed walkway to the other side of the palace Open verandah with pillars
Open courtyard in the house
Long walkway,balcony in front of the rooms or to the side of it
Open walkways and pillars
Courtyard surrounding the houses
One open courtyard opens to the other
Open window from the side of the kitchen overlooking the pond
Back view of the palace,walkway,lawn,pond ,way to the summer palace
Front view of the palace
Side view of the Palace
Main Durbar Hall
Seasoned wood for the ceiling and pillars,Mangalore tiles for the roofs,Wood for the furniture,Black shiny floors made from a combination of egg white,jaggery lime,charcoal and river sand,carved mahogany ceilings,colored mica windows.
Four poster Medicinal Bed for the Maharaja,Side table to keep the sword and a chair in wood.Big Serving Vessels in the dining hall.Found in the Dining hall,where the curries are made from the kitchen and poured before serving,made of raw cut granite stone and polished accordingly.
A distant view of the Giant serving Vessels.
Dormer windows around courtyard
Rainfall-Sloping Roofs,The windows overlooks a courtyard ,courtyard allows natural ventilation and the womenfolk to feel the fresh air.
Jaalis on Windows to allow circulation of air
Big Doors to allow ventilation,since the region is quite humid.
I think I have truly taken all into the decor of an era,the Ancient Kerala Decor style,which is at present in trend.
I do hope at one time of my life I will be able to reciprocate the finest in decor and construction which I have noticed
Hope you all did enjoy the time in that era...
Will bring lots more later....