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Badge - 'Peace and Goodwill', circa 1915 - 1918 Object Reg. No: SH 950343

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Button

Round metal badge with the slogan 'Peace and Goodwill', made and used in Australia circa 1915 - 1918. Button Days on which buttons (badges) such as these were sold were instituted during World War I to raise money for patriotic funds.
Description:
Round metal badge with pin in back that fits into slot to fasten. Light blue border, gold wreath with white centre holding red text.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum of Victoria Numismatics Collection, 1995
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.20 cm (Height), 3.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, fundraising, badges, peace issues
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: fundraising
Inscriptions: Printed on badge: 'PEACE / AND / GOODWILL'
Place & Date Made: Australia, 1915-1918
Place & Date Used: Australia, 1915-1918

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