Boundaries: Marine Drive (1940)
(presently Netaji Subhaschandra Bose Marg).
If Bombay were to be part of someone’s dowry again, as it was in 1661 when Catherine of Braganza married Charles II, ‘sea breeze’ would still be the city’s unique selling point.
The promise of sea breeze has been the most consistent claim over the centuries. From house rentals to hotel advertisements to city guides, Bombay has always been sold through the sea.
Hersh Acharya captures the Arabian Sea with the promise of breeze, showers and all.