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Badge - 'War is Not Healthy For Children', 1980 Object Reg. No: SH 870049

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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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 55 mm (Diameter)

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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
Secondary Classification: Peace
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed on Front: 'war / is / not / healthy / for children / and other / living / things
On Reverse:B.A.M.
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

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