retouching across recto in black ink; by unknown hand, upper left in black ink circled: 2; center left and center right crop marks in black ink; on verso, by unknown hand, top right in red pencil: I; upper center Associated Press copyright stamp in black ink; center left stamped in purple ink perpendicular: PHOTO ENGRAVING / 1948 JAN 30 AM 11:25 / THE CLEVELAND NEWS; center stamped in purple ink: CLEVELAND NEWS / CLEVELAND, OHIO / SEP 30 1931 / REFERENCE ROOM; by unknown hand, center in black crayon circled: 2; center in black crayon: P-3- / S.27 [underlined]; center stamped in blue ink: PLAIN DEALER LIBRARY / MAY 25 '69 PD; center: MAY 28 1969; by unknown hand, center right in red pencil crossed out: P1591.1; center right stamped in black ink: NOV 11 '89 PD SAT [by unknown hand in red pencil: 4Ce]; center right stamped in black ink: DEC 10 '90 PD MON [by unknown hand in red pencil: 2C]; lower left printed in black ink on applied paper: PLAIN DEALER / PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD; lower center printed in black ink on applied newspaper: GANDHI CHOOSES SPINNING AS HIS DECK SPORT EN ROUTE TO ENGLAND / No time to be lost. Labor, meditation or prayer are Mahatma [underlined in red pencil] Gandhi's [circled in red pencil] three / channels for passing his time. This photograph of the man who commands the / attention and beliefs of millions of Hindus was made while he journeyed from / India to England to sit in the round table conference and meet up with King / George, Ramsay McDonald [sic] and others. A. P. Photo; bottom left stamped in black ink: OCT 31 '90 PD WED [by unknown hand in red pencil: 7-B]; bottom right stamped in red ink: APR 19 '83 [by unknown hand in red pencil: 4B]
The Plain Dealer Library, Cleveland, OH. (sale, RMY Auctions, Wilder, ID); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.