Poet Narmad

Poet Narmad (1833 – 1886)

Narmadashankar Dave popularly known as ‘NARMAD’ was a personality of varied talents. He is hailed as the first modern Gujarati writer with a versatile mind. A romantic poet, the father of Gujarati prose, an essayist, a dramatist, a historian, a Lexicographer, a critic and a thinker.

Wood engraving for his publication, after an oil painting by an Indian artist

Size: 5.5 x 5 in. (14 x 21.7 cms.)
Date of printing – 1860