Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
India – Amritsar Massacre 1st Book/Report Published 1920 on the Amritsar Massacre with illustrations. A scare book published on the Amritsar massacre 1920 with many illustrations with a Map of JallianwalaBagh and crawling lane.Titled – Report on the commissioners appointed by the Punjab Sub-committee of the national Indian Congress. Contents include – Sir Michael O'Dwyer administration, Martial Law, Satyagraha, Martial law in Punjab Districts – Amritsar, Lahore etc, and Conclusion. The JallianwalaBagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, was a seminal event in the British rule of India. On 13 April 1919, a crowd of non-violent protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims, had gathered in the JallianwalaBagh garden in Amritsar. With 19 illustrations including : Birds eye view of JallianwalaBagh, Walls with Bullet marks, pictures of the wounded, Crawling lane Amritsar, Public flogging at Amritsar, Madan Mohan shot and killed and JallianwalaBagh and more. A rare title, this is probably the first ever book published on the infamous massacre with many illustrations (19) and two Maps.