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Badge - 'The Peaceful Atom is a Violent Myth', circa 1960s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870475

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5.70 cm (Height)
Dimension Comment: circular

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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
Tertiary Classification: badges
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

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