Badge - 'Disarm Now! No More Hiroshimas', circa 1960s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870570

Summary:
Round badge with the slogan 'Disarm Now! No More Hiroshimas', 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 a red and white mushroom cloud set against a blue background with white text.
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, hiroshima atomic blast 6 august 1945
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti Nuclear
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Text white: 'DISARM NOW / NO MORE HIROSHIMAS'
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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