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"A trawler's pig" by Ionicus, 1939-1945. Ink wash on board.

A trawler's pig

"A trawler's pig" by Ionicus, 1939-1945

Catalogue ref: INF 3/719Links to the Catalogue

A cartoon-style illustration for ‘A trawler's pig' in Ditty Box magazine (for sailors), depicting a shipman with his pig, on an armed trawler.

Ditty Box – Described as ‘The Navy's Own Magazine', Ditty Box was produced by HMSO for the Admiralty from July 1944 to January 1949. A monthly magazine, its aim was ‘to further the morale of the Navy and keep the personnel more conversant with public, topical affairs and general news' (ADM 116/5644)