Please contact The Curator's Eye for more information.
|Autograph note signed "Mohandas", in old style Gujarati, on government postcard, October 27, 1930.|
He writes and signs in his native language of Gujarati, to Shankerdas Trivedi. "Dear Brother Shankar Prasad, The letter you sent me on New Years was received. What is to be hoped for on this occasion may God increase the wisdom in all of us. Kasturba is well. 27 October 1930 Blessings from Mohandas."
|Location of Origin: Middle East / Western Asia / Northern Africa|
|Medium/Materials: Autograph Note on government postcard|
|Primary Classification: Antique Books, Manuscripts, and Maps : Historical Documents, Letters & Autographs|
|Secondary Classification: Asian Art : Indian Antiques|
|Mohandis K. Gandhi (1869-1948)|
Leader of the national independence movement for India, also known as "Bapu" or Father in Gujarati, in reference to Father of modern India.
This is a significant sentiment following Gandhi's Salt March which took place six months earlier. Gandhi had organized and lead the successful non-violent protest against the British salt tax. The march took place over a 24 day period between March and April 1930, covering approximately 240 miles from Ahmedabad to the seashore town of Dandi, Gujarat, where Gandhi and his followers made salt themselves Gandhi's march is considered one of the most successful non-violent challenges in history. Gandhi refers to his wife, Kasturba (1869-1944), whom he wed in an arranged marriage in 1883.
|Price:||Item has been sold.|
|Offered By:||Items may still be available - Please contact The Curator's Eye for more information|
121 Mount Vernon, Boston, MA 02108 USA
Item has been sold.
Please login before inquiring about this item, or adding it to your Favorites list. If you do not have a client login, please register.