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Badge - 'Theatre Warfare Curtains For All', circa 1960s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870547

Summary:
Small round badge with the slogan 'Theatre Warfare Curtains For All', 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 depicting skeletons in top hats dancing on a blue stage with red curtains either side. There is yellow decoration on the top. There is text upper and lower.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.10 cm (Height), 3.10 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: circular

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Tagged with: protest movements, peace issues, political protests, anti-nuclear protests, nuclear disarmament
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti Nuclear
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Text: THEATRE WARFARE / CURTAINS / FOR ALL
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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