An early badminton photograph from India.

Written by Geoff Hinder

                                                       AN EARLY BADMINTON PHOTOGRAPH FROM INDIA.

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The National Badminton Museum has discovered an early badminton photograph in a book with many different photographs from India.
The caption above the photograph says :- “Badminton party, 1864. A relaxation for the ladies, brought from Europe. This group are playing up at the cool hill stations around Simla.”
If the date is correct this is one of the oldest badminton photographs published.

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