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