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Badge - Lesbian Liberation, 1980s-1990s Object Reg. No: HT 4677

Summary:
Plastic coated, metal badge. Manufactured by Patrick Bros, Melbourne. Late 20th century. Badges like these are commonly distributed and worn by protestors who take part marches, blockades and other public campaigns relating to legislation, Government policy, or community attitudes.
Description:
Circular, plastic coated metal badge in red, white and black. On the front are two female symbols (drawn in white) with the words "Lesbian Liberation" printed across the symbol in black text. Below this is more text. The manufacturers name appears on the back underneath the metal pin.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Jon Sumby, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.6 cm (Height), 4.3 cm (Width), 4.3 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: lesbian gay
Themes this item is part of: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Project, Museum Victoria, 2005-2006, Cultural Diversity Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Sexuality
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: On front: 'LESBIAN LIBERATION/WE'LL NEVER GET IT UNDER CAPITALISM'.
Inscribed on reverse on back of pin: 'MADE IN / GT BRITAIN"
Inscribed on reverse: 'PATRICK BROS. / MELBOURNE'
Manufacturer: Patrick Bros., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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