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Badge - 'You Can't Hide from a Neutron Bomb', circa 1960s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870485

Summary:
Small round badge with the slogan 'You Can't Hide from a Neutron Bomb', circa 1960s-1980s. This is one of a series of badges and peace movement posters acquired by the museum following the exhibition 'Peace: an Exhibition' which explored the Peace movement and was part of the Victorian Government contribution to International Year of Peace in 1986. The badges explore the peace movement, nuclear disarmament and Hiroshima.
Description:
Circular badge. Laminated front with turquoise background; yellow, red, black and white picture of a person in a suit holding a house in front of his/her face; white inscription going around the upper two thirds of the badge and a black inscription at the bottom. Silver coloured metal back with wire pin and loop.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: protest movements, nuclear technology, badges, peace issues, protests, anti-nuclear protests
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti Nuclear
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed text: YOU CAN'T HIDE FROM/A NEUTRON.BOMB.
Place & Date Used: Australia, circa 1960s-1980s
Place & Date of Event: Museum of Victoria McCoy Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Aug 1986 - Sep 1986

Badge displayed in Peace: an Exhibition

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