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Badge - Save the Whale, Australia, 1980s-1990s Reg. No: HT 3133
- This badge, alternatively known as a button, supports the notion of saving increasingly threatened breeds of whale. The slogan on the badge, 'Save the Whale', refers to a protest movement in Australia at the end of the 1980s and the 1990s. 'Save the Whale' supports the moves by the International Whaling Commission to protect specified species of whales.
- This is a round, metal badge printed in blue on a white background with an image of a blue whale.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr John Sumby, 2003
|Dimensions:||45 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measured 2.10.08|
|Tagged with:||whaling, political protests, protest movements|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Secondary Classification:||Animal Rights|
|Inscriptions:||Printed obverse: SAVE/ THE/ WHALE|
|Date Used:||Australia, 1980s-1990s|