Sketchbook entry, 2013.History of the Peace Sign. In 1958, participating in anti-war Nuclear Disarmament movements, Gerald Holtum combined the semaphore signals for N & D within a circle, creating the Peace Symbol. A symbol which now represents anything Anti-war   
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Feb 18, 2014 / 4 notes

Sketchbook entry, 2013.

History of the Peace Sign.

In 1958, participating in anti-war Nuclear Disarmament movements, Gerald Holtum combined the semaphore signals for N & D within a circle, creating the Peace Symbol. A symbol which now represents anything Anti-war   

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  1. tranarchy-and-chaos reblogged this from haggis-hunter
  2. haggis-hunter reblogged this from kalimbonwasabe and added:
    I didn’t realise there was more history behind it, but Ive since done more research. There are definitely common factors...
  3. kalimbonwasabe reblogged this from altnonfic and added:
    actually, no… it is derived from a runic letter (which I can’t write with my keyboard) which, essentially, symbolizes...
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