Reference Number: 36039
Major Category: Early life and family
Document Type: Photograph
Category: Caps, Chairs, Children, Clothing (Western), Outdoors, Portraits, Shoes, Signs, Sonja Schlesin, Spectacles, Suits, Ties, Walls
Dimensions: 5 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.
"Gandhiji (centre) outside his South African Office in 1913. Seated on his left is Miss Schlesin." Sonja Schlesin was the daughter of Jewish immigrants to South Africa. She was hired to work as Gandhi’s secretary. Schlesin was an activist and staunch supporter of Gandhi’s political work.
Photograph record edited by Asia Collection at 2009-12-11 11:18:35