Today's Puzzle: Can You Identify This Building?

David McMahon

Melbourne, Australia

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Okay, all you sleuths from around the world … can you work out the answer?

This was shot as a friend was driving away from the historic building. I spotted this view in his wing mirror and got him to slow down to a crawl so that I could manoeuvre myself into position to shoot this unusual view.

If you don’t want to know the answer yet, don’t read any further, but this was solved by Sazfab on her first guess.

Yes, it is the famous Victoria Memorial in Calcutta, India – a magnificent marble museum. And the huge bronze angel atop the dome is actually a weather vane! And yes, it does turn!

I do not crop, enhance or post-edit my images in any way. Shot with a Pentax K100D, using a Sigma 18-125mm lens. F9.5, 1/500 sec, ISO 400, focal length 125mm.

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