Lot 814India - Amritsar Massacre 1st Book/Report published 1920...

Auction Date: 26/11/2014 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 Jallianwala Bagh 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 Jallianwala Bagh 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 Jallianwala Bagh garden in Amritsar with 19 illustrations including: Birds eye view of Jallianwala Bagh, Walls with Bullet marks, and pictures of the wounded, Crawling lane Amritsar, Public flogging at Amritsar, Madan Mohan shot and killed and Jallianwala Bagh and more. A rare title, this is probably the first ever book published on the infamous massacre with many illustrations (19) and two Maps.

Guide Price: £400.00 - £600.00

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