Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British Rule, and in turn inspired mo Photograph signed "M K Gandhi". no place. 2.8.1935. 130 : 90 mm.
$ 24,115 / 25.000 €
A rare postcard sized photograph of Gandhi spinning cotton at home. Signed by Gandhi on the front side „M K Gandhi“ and inscribed as a gift through his secretary, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, "Through Rajkumari Anmrit Kaur 2-aug-1935." Traces of paper on verso as if previously glued into an album.
[WITH] 7 other photographs and two prints of Gandhi, various sizes, c.1930, and a 78 rpm record issued by Columbia in London, c. 1931. titled Mahatma Gandhi His Spiritual Message part 1 and 2, the label with a reproduction signature to each side, in its original gray paper sleeve, issued as part of "Star Artistes of Southern Indian." The record is broke though.
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, an important political and social activist, was educated in England; upon her return to India in 1919 she met Gandhi but couldn't join in his struggle until her father had died.