The peace symbol designed by Gerald Holtom.Clipartix
An illustrative image explaining the peace symbol.NY Times
I was in despair. Deep despair. I drew myself: the representative of an individual in despair, with hands palm outstretched outwards and downwards in the manner of Goya’s peasant before the firing squad. I formalised the drawing into a line and put a circle round it.
Designer of peace sign Gerald Holtom.Islington Tribune