PHOTOS: Global Male Bonding Through Bodybuilding

Universal Hunks: A Pictorial History of Muscular Men Around the World, 1895-1975 shows rare historic images of bodybuilding as a world-wide phenomenon.

BY Christopher Harrity

November 01 2013 3:00 AM ET

The Matunga Athletic Club in the Mumbai suburb of the same name started out as a weightlifting organization but eventually branched out into other sports, most notably football and basketball. The club is still in existence — and still turning out members as resolute as these. Photographer V.A. Money took this group photo around 1935.

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