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

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.
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)

More information

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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