SOLD! for $192.00.
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- Low Estimate: $250.00
- High Estimate: $350.00
- Realized: $192.00
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Colonial India signed petition to Sir Arthur Lawley, 6th Baron Wenlock, Governor of Madras and colonial administrator, asking for grant for improvements in water supply, a new school building and free primary education, plus an obstetric ward at the local hospital. Signed by approximately 15 local Indian Government officials of Fort St. George, circa 1908. Housed in a rectangular presentation box made in the port of Visakhapatnam, comprised of relief carved wood panels with foliate and bone inlay. Silver metal presentation plaque fixed to interior box top. Document: 20" H x 13 3/4" W. Box: 3" H x 15" W x 5 1/4" D. Early 20th century. The Estate of William Pursell, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: Document in overall very good condition, currently rolled. Box in overall good condition with minor wear, some slight losses to wood edges and inlay.