Watercolor Paper, Hand Embellished by the Artist with Holographic and Iridescent Glitters. ~ To the ancient Greeks she was known as Eirene, the Goddess of Peace and Abundance. The Romans knew her as Pax. No one seems to pay her much homage anymore, but almost every culture has had a name that means "Peace." ~ She is often associated with the color White, and is portrayed here with with various other symbols associated with her~ A White Dove, White Lilies, White Poppies, and White Pearls. She also holds an Olive Branch, and wears a modern Nuclear Disarmament Peace Sign, designed by British artist Gerald Holtom for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), which was having its first major march in England in 1958. Holtom explained that the symbol superimposed the semaphore letters "N" and "D" over each other. The quote at the bottom of the print says: "When the power of love will replace the love of power, then will our world know the blessings of peace." ~ ~William Gladstone 1809~1898
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