Italy / India: Italy / India, 1970. A 7 inch x 9-1/2 inch, white bordered, glossy B&W photomechanical print of Marie Montessori. Print has "Maria Montessori" written in blue pencil and "2163" written in ink on verso, else fine and unmarked. First Day Cover commemorating the Dr. Maria Montessori Centenary during International Educational Year 1970 in India with "31-8-70" and her quote "Non-violence towards the child is the basis and the path of Education as a help to Life." printed near foot of envelope. Envelope slightly toned, else fine. Fine. Item #2981
Dr. Montessori was exiled from Italy by Mussolini because she would not allow her schools to be used to turn children into soldiers. During her exile, Dr. Montessori spent many years in India where she befriended Gandhi. A nicely paired set of potential framing candidates.
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