HE WAS THE LEADING CULTURAL COMMENTATOR ON THE CULTURE OF INDIA AND ONE OF THE MAJOR SANSKRIT SCHOLARS OF HIS DAY WHO RESEARCHED THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTS OF VEDIC CULTURE AND COMPLETED A CRITICAL EDITION OF THE RIG-VEDA
FRIEDRICH MAX MULLER (1823-1900) SIGNED CARD, “F. Max Muller, Oxford, Feb. 1. 1894”, on a card 3.5 x 2.5, by the German philologist and Orientalist who lived and studied in Britain for most of his life. He was one of the founders of the western academic disciplines of Indian studies and science of religion. He was a prolific author who wrote both scholarly and popular works on the subject of Indology, a study of the history and cultures, languages, and literature of India. He spent most of his academic career at Oxford University and his last position there was Professor of Comparative Philology. The card is boldly signed and dated from Oxford and is in fine condition, with minor age toning.