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Badge - 'Solar Employs, Nuclear Destroys', Donnelly Colt Buttons, circa 1960s-1980s Reg. No: SH 870546
- Round badge with the slogan 'Solar Employs, Nuclear Destroys' made by Donnelly Colt Buttons, 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, design is split in half. Upper is yellow with red text, lower is green with white text. Red text on yellow background around the edge of the badge.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
|Dimensions:||3.60 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Text: SOLAR/EMPLOYS/NUCLEAR DESTROYS.
Text: DONNELLY/COLT BUTTONS, Box 271, NEW VERNON, N.J. 07976
|Manufacturer:||Donnelly Colt Buttons, New Vernon, New Jersey, United States of America, circa 1960s-1980s|
|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