Close the Last Bolt Hole (pt 5 of 7)

Scope and Content

Hand drawn cartoon, in blue ink on light blue paper, a rough copy for a leaflet. The design is of a decorator holding a paper marked '1948 ESTIMATE FOR PAINTING' while rats on the floor labelled 'TRAFFICKER' head towards the last hole in the skirting board, and a 'UNO' hammer lies idle. All the other holes are boarded up with dates representing legislation, but the '1937' board lies on the floor.

Organisation : commissioned by : Visual Aid Committee of the International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Women and Children.

Event : campaign for the 1937 draft convention to be accepted by the League of Nations.

Note: according to correspondence the cartoon was dropped (in 1949) in favour of a text based leaflet.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Hole at the corner where it has been pinned. Slight yellowing beginning at the edge. Production method: hand drawn in blue ink