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Badge - 'The Peaceful Atom is a Violent Myth', circa 1960s-1980s Reg. No: SH 870475
- Round badge with the slogan 'The Peaceful Atom is a Violent Myth', 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.
- Circular badge. White laminated front with grey nuclear stack and black and red inscription. Back is off-white plastic with wire pin and loop.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
|Dimensions:||5.70 cm (Height)|
|Tagged with:||peace issues, anti-nuclear protests, nuclear disarmament, nuclear energy|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Secondary Classification:||Anti Nuclear|
|Inscriptions:||Printed front: [black ink] 'the / peaceful atom / is a' [red ink} 'VIOLENT / MYTH'
Embossed on back: 'B.A.M'
|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