A slightly mysterious postcard of a gymkhana, a facility invented by colonial residents as a place to play sports starting the 1860s, and slowly planted across cities and cantonments across the subcontinent.
[Original caption] The Royal Bombay Yacht Club. One of the most exclusive clubs in the East, patronized only by the most prominent citizens. [end]
Founded in 1864, this still extremely exclusive club survives in a building next to this one,