Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

T-Shirt - 'Australia Full of Racists', 2009 Object Reg. No: HT 23848

Summary:
Unisex beige organic cotton t-shirt with an outline map of Australia on the front and the words "full" and "of racists". This t-shirt was sold on the website CafePress. It uses the white map of Australia, a common icon used to promote the 'White Australia' policy of the early 20th century, to undercut the racist message. The slogan is a play on the commonly used racist imagery of the outline map of Australia with "Full!" in the centre which was used following the 2005 Cronulla riots.
Description:
Size M beige organic cotton t-shirt with an outline map of Australia on the front. In the centre of the map is the word "full" in bold type and below this in red type "of racists".
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 809 mm (Height), 915 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: racism, politicians, nationalism, values
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti-Racism
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: "Full / of racists"
Distributor: CafePress.com, United States of America, 2009
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2009
References: http://valuesaustralia.com/

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Themes

This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No