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Badge - 'Earth is Flat, Pigs Can Fly....', circa 1980 Object Reg. No: SH 872268

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Button

Badge with the slogan 'Earth is Flat, Pigs Can Fly....', made circa 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 metal badge with plastic face and lockable pin on the back. Back is metallic silver. Face is purple with orange text, there is a pig with wings at the top of the badge.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from People for Nuclear Disarmament, 1987
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: protest movements, peace issues, political protests, nuclear power, anti-nuclear protests, nuclear disarmament, nuclear energy, nuclear industry
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Vietnam War
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed on front: 'earth is flat / pigs can fly & / nuclear power / is safe'
Place & Date Used: Australia, circa 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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