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Badge - 'War is Not Healthy For Children', 1980 Reg. No: SH 870049
- Alternative Name(s): Button
Round badge with the slogan 'War is Not Healthy For Children' made and used in 1980. 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.
- Round green badge on which the peace message is printed in black ink. It is illustrated with a green flower on a black background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dr Doug McCann, 1987
|Dimensions:||55 mm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||exhibitions, peace issues, political protests, international year of peace|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on Front: 'war / is / not / healthy / for children / and other / living / things
|Place & Date Used:||Australia, 1980|
|Place & Date of Event:||Museum of Victoria McCoy Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Aug 1986 - Sep 1986
Badge displayed in Peace: an Exhibition