Tall boy

23 December, 2013
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  Furniture: Adenwalla Baug

Furniture: Adenwalla Baug

Tardeo Road (presently Javji Dadaji Marg).

In homes in Bombay, it was not bratty four year olds that were called boys but rather the grownup male Goan staff of butlers and cooks as well as items of furniture like this Tallboy table.
The infantalization of adults was a common means through which individuals asserted their power over others.

Bombaywalla has a penchant for tall boys, as do most short girls.

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