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Badge - No Smoking, Melbourne, circa 1986 Object Reg. No: SH 920511

Summary:
Badge, alternatively known as a button, made by Patrick Bros circa 1986. It is part of collection of buttons assembled by the donor while active in left-wing politics at University of Melbourne 1979 - 1986. The No Smoking symbol - a cigarette with a red line through it - has been used to discourage smoking since the 1960s.
Description:
This is a ciircular button with a white background and a red border. The cigarette is white, outlined in black and with a red end and smoke. There is a red line through the cigarette. There is a welded pin on back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Bill Watson, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Measured 2.10.08

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Tagged with: health campaigns, public health
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Stamped reverse: PATRICK BROS/ MELBOURNE.
Manufacturer: Patrick Bros., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979-1986
Place & Date Used: University of Melbourne (The) Students' Representative Council, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979-1986

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