Italian physician and education theorist (1870–1952) who devised the innovative approach to early childhood learning that bears her name. Uncommon TNS in Italian, one page, 4.25 x 6, Apostolic Delegation letterhead, April 19, 1943. A message transmitted to her cousin via Vatican Radio. In full (translated): “Thanks reassuring news kids; we best health, happy Easter and affectionate thoughts to all of you.” Her cousin’s initial transmission is typed on the reverse. Double-matted and framed with an image of Montessori to an overall size of 16 x 13.25, with a window on the reverse for viewing the reverse. In fine condition, with scattered creases, slight show-through from typing on the reverse, and an ink stamp affecting a portion of her last name. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.
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