Dinner for one please, Manuel

8 November, 2013
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Interiors:  Olympia

Interiors: Olympia Coffee House & Stores

Rahim Mansion, Colaba Causeway.

Goans dominated the professions of the waiter and butler at the turn of the 20th c so much so that no household had legitimately arrived on the social scene in Bombay unless it had a butler boy from Goa.

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2 thoughts on “Dinner for one please, Manuel

    1. admin Post author

      Sameer thanks for your comment. Usually the posts work in such a way that the text gives some historical context to the photo. Here it was telling us which group historical dominated the occupations.
      We will try to be more clear next time.


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