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Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)
Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)
Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)
Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)
Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)
Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)
Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)

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A statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the lotus position on a plinth and base with an alcove at the front.
Title

Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)

Date

1968

Medium

Portland stone & bronze

Measurements

H 119 x W 110 x D 100 cm (E);
Plinth: H 188 x W 122 x D 116 cm (E)

Accession number

NW1_CRH_S045

Acquisition method

commissioned by the India League

Work type

Statue

Owner

The Duke of Bedford

Custodian

London Borough of Camden Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

17th May 1968

Listing date

15/04/74

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

Garden opening times.

Inscription description

on the stone below his feet: Mahatma Gandhi, 1869 - 1948; on the plaque on one of the steps: THIS STATUE ERECTED / UNDER AEGIS OF THE INDIA LEAGUE BY THE / MAHATMA GANDHI MEMORIAL COMMITTEE / WAS UNVEILED ON THE 17th MAY 1968 BY THE / PRIME MINISTER THE RT. HON. HAROLD WILSON, M.P.; on the plaque inside the hollow beneath the statue: TAVISTOCK SQUARE GARDENS / Placed here to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the birth of / MAHATMA GANDHI / by His Excellency the / High Commissioner for India, Dr. L. M. SINGHVI / and the Mayor of Camden / , Cllr. Dr. S. N. DESHMUKH / 2nd October 1996; on the back of the stone support: Statue by Fredda Brilliant

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Located at

Tavistock Square Gardens, Camden

WC1H 9BQ

Located in the middle of the gardens.