Law TriumphantPrinted document
|This book is one of Violet Oakley’s 300 signed original editions of Law Triumphant. Violet Oakley (1874-1961) was an American artist of Pre-Raphaelite influence, who painted a series of murals for several national institutions.
|The volume contains 16 lithographic plates of her paintings in the Philadelphia Supreme Court Room, as well as 55 portraits of League of Nations delegates to the 8th-10th Assemblies, ILO and LON Secretariat members, and observers.
|Text contents: The Opening of the Book of the Law, Upon the Walls of the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Miracle of Geneva: Pages from the Journal of an Artist in Geneva during the Eighth, Ninth & Tenth Assemblies of the League of Nations, 1927, 1928, 1929. Plates: The Opening of the Book of the Law. Delegates to the Assembly. Members of the Secretariat and of the International Labour Office. Observers and Visitors. Plates n°V and VI missing.
|Donation by Prof. Andrew Clapham.
|The Graduate Institute, Geneva - The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library