Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe, "Mohandas K. Gandhi" 1988

The Sign On The Base
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The sign attached to the base of the sculpture read:


"Non-Violence is the greatest force at the disposal of Mankind. It is the supreme law. By it alone can mankind be saved."
-Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas K. Gandhi
October 2, 1869 - January 30 1948
"My Life is My Message"
-Mahatma Gandhi
"Generations to come, it may be, will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth."
-Albert Einstein
Statue Presented to
the City of San Francisco and Citizens of the United States
By
Gandhi Memorial International Foundation
Dedicated October 3, 1988
Art Agnos
Mayor of the City of San Francisco
Sculptors Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:18:24 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4924
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In Center Of Plaza
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This sculpture is located in the center of the plaza behind the Ferry Building (left background). Behind the sculpture is the Ferry Terminal.


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:18:44 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4926
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His Feet
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His feet were bronze, wearing bronze sandals, and walking on bronze dirt.


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:19:00 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4927
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Gandhi, Hand Raised In Greeting
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The sculpture of Gandhi stood holding a walking stick and with hand raised in greeting.


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:19:04 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4928
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Striding Forward
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The statue of Gandhi walked across the dirt. Ever moving forward while actually not moving at all.


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:19:22 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4930
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Side View Of Statue
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A view from the side of the Gandhi sculpture with the sun lighting from its other side.


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:19:29 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4931
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In Context
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The sculpture occupied the center of the plaza with the north end of the Ferry Building behind, and the South Of Market area beyond that.


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:19:49 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4932
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From Behind
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A view from behind the sculpture with the San Francisco bay bridge beyond.


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:20:09 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4933
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View Looking East
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A view of the sculpture looking east toward a low office building with a restaurant on the lower floor.


Mohandas K. Gandhi external link 1988   •  Artists: Zlatko Pounov and Steven Lowe   •  Commissioned by Gandhi memorial International Foundation   •  Ferry Building Plaza   •  Ferry Building, Market St. at the Embarcadero   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:20:35 Monday 12 October 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_4934
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