Object type: Banner Date: Mid-1980s Description: The banner is made of cotton cloth with the word “Peace” painted over a rainbow of colours and shows a dove carrying an olive branch.
Archive for September, 2011
Item type: Banner Date: Between 1980 and 2000 Description: Banner is made up of fifteen panels sewn together. Altogether it measures approximately 50cm x 6.4m.
The Peace Museum will be participating in the very first Positive Bradford Day on Wednesday, 28 September 2011. From noon onwards, Centenary Square , the Urban Park and Tyrrell Street will become a giant showcase for all that’s good about Bradford. There’ll be a spectacular, varied programme of music, dancing, fashion shows, sports coaching, crisp tasting, […]
The Peace Museum’s curator, Julie Obermeyer, was recently interviewed about the museum by Everyman Radio, an internet radio station which aims to bring a light-hearted yet realistic view of the world with alternative music, discussions on the latest events and a mix of comedy, poetry, readings, health, etc. The museum was contacted because programmers at […]
Item type: Banner Date: Between 1980 and 2010 Description: Eight small bicycle pendants, each made of a long triangle of nylon with the outline of a bicycle painted on.
Item type: Banner Date: 1991 Description: Multi-coloured banner made by Mothers for Peace. It comprises many different pieces made by women from the UK and USA. It is 204 x 303.5 cm. The banner was made to celebrate ten years of Mothers for Peace.
Five paintings in The Peace Museum’s collection are featured on the new BBC website ‘Your Paintings‘, which aims to show the entire UK national collection of oil paintings, the stories behind the paintings, and where to see them. ‘Your Paintings’ is a joint initiative between the BBC, the Public Catalogue Foundation (a registered charity) and […]
Item type: Banner Date: 1995 Description: ‘Abertawe Swansea’ banner. It features letters on a dark blue background with applique pictures of a beehive, a wheatsheaf,
Item type: Photographs Date: 1959 Description: Twenty-two black and white photographs taken at the Aldermaston march of 1959.