The Lockdown Chronicles 32: Eglantyne

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Eglantyne gives a seminar.
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Eglantyne Jebb (1876–1928) was a British social reformer and teacher who co-founded Save the Children in 1919 to relieve the effects of famine in Austria-Hungary and Germany. She drafted the document that became the Declaration of the Rights of the Child (Mulley 2009) [Wikipedia entry].

Text sources in addition to those referenced in the caption footnotes: Mulley, C. (2009) The woman who saved the children: a biography of Eglantyne Jebb founder of Save the Children. Oxford: Oneworld; Adams, R. and Sample, I. (22 May 2020) “Ministers rejected school reopening plan recommended by Sage experts”. The Guardian; Weale, S. (15 May 2020). “Call for free school meals during half-term and summer in England”. The Guardian; Guardian staff and agencies (26 May 2020) “Global report: ‘disaster’ looms for millions of children as WHO warns of second peak”. The Guardian.

Source image: photograph of Eglantyne Jebb, photographer unknown, via Save the Children. License unknown. This comic strip CC-BY-NC-SA.

References

Office for National Statistics, “Latest data and analysis on coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK and its effect on the economy and society.” Available at  https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases [Accessed 26 May 2020]

Change.org Petition: “Boris Johnson: Don’t take away lunches for 1​.​3 million kids on Free School Meals”. Available at https://www.change.org/p/boris-johnson-boris-johnson-don-t-take-away-lunches-for-1-3-million-kids-on-free-school-meals  [Accessed 26 May 2020]

Save the Children Coronavirus Appeal, available at https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/how-you-can-help/emergencies/donate-coronavirus-crisis [Accessed 26 May 2020]

Mulley, C. (2009) The woman who saved the children: a biography of Eglantyne Jebb founder of Save the Children. Oxford: Oneworld

Adams, R. and Sample, I. (22 May 2020) “Ministers rejected school reopening plan recommended by Sage experts”. The Guardian. Available at https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/may/22/ministers-rejected-school-reopening-plan-recommended-by-sage-experts [Accessed 26 May 2020]

Weale, S. (15 May 2020). “Call for free school meals during half-term and summer in England”. The Guardian. Available at https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/may/15/call-for-free-school-meals-during-half-term-summer-england [Accessed 26 May 2020]

Guardian staff and agencies (26 May 2020) “Global report: ‘disaster’ looms for millions of children as WHO warns of second peak”. The Guardian. Available at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/26/global-report-disaster-looms-for-millions-of-children-as-who-warns-of-second-peak [Accessed 26 May 2020]

Photograph of Eglantyne Jebb, photographer unknown, via Save the Children, via alt.cardiff, 5 November 2019, available at https://www.jomec.co.uk/altcardiff/no-logo/save-the-children-continues-centenary-celebrations-at-llandaff-cathedral [Accessed 26 May 2020]

The Lockdown Chronicles is a series of periodical comic strips made at night (in candlelight!) adapting and reusing openly-licensed or public domain items from online digital collections. Publication and tweetage are scheduled in advance. Historical sources are adapted and updated for the current pandemic; please refer to each strip’s references on each post for further context.  Catch up with the series at https://epriego.blog/tag/the-lockdown-chronicles/.