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Cap - 'Yes', Republic Debate, Southern Cross, circa 1999 Object Reg. No: HT 980

Summary:
Peaked cap. Green cotton. Green printed letters 'YES' in yellow in front of cap with white stars representing Southern Cross.

The cap was acquired with other items of clothing supporting an Australian republic, so probably relates to that cause. A referendum on the question of Australia becoming a republic was held in 1999, and defeated.
Description:
Cap, green cotton with peak. Green printed letters "YES" in yellow in front of cap with white stars representing Southern Cross surrounding the inscription. Button at top of crown.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Geoff Dreschler, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 105 mm (Height), 260 mm (Width), 230 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: activism, politics, referendums
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Male & Female
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Inscriptions: Text: yes.
Place & Date Made: China, circa 1999

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