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

Located in the Ferry Plaza behind the Ferry Building in San Francisco, California
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The Sign On The Base
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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)
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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


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In Center Of Plaza
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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)
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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.


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His Feet
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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)
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His feet were bronze, wearing bronze sandals, and walking on bronze dirt.


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Gandhi, Hand Raised In Greeting
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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)
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The sculpture of Gandhi stood holding a walking stick and with hand raised in greeting.


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Striding Forward
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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
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The statue of Gandhi walked across the dirt. Ever moving forward while actually not moving at all.


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Side View Of Statue
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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
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A view from the side of the Gandhi sculpture with the sun lighting from its other side.


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In Context
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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
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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.


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From Behind
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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
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A view from behind the sculpture with the San Francisco bay bridge beyond.


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View Looking East
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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
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A view of the sculpture looking east toward a low office building with a restaurant on the lower floor.


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