An ingenious formula this, to depict the post-war forces of repression seeking a sustained climate of secrey and censorship as a Victorian Maiden Aunt inhibiting the vigour of the British culture. Above left is about the only effective drawing Bernard Partidge managed on a politicial subject for Punch. Both cartoons are 1919.

George Whitelow The Passing Show pleading with Ernest Shackleton to take DORA with him on his Polar expedition 1921

Mrs. Grundy, a variant, The Passing Show UK cover 1922

Another variant - Killjoy's inhibitions muffled by the Plain Man - a variant from The Passing Show UK cover March 1922