A badge from the 1989/90 sold as part of demonstrations against the Poll Tax, with proceeds supporting the Kemptown anti-Poll Tax Union.
Tag: Radical Objects
A ten-inch bronze bust that depicts Charles Bradlaugh, one of the commanding figures of Victorian radicalism.
This anti-monarchy badge was produced and widely distributed in 1977 by the Socialist Workers Party as part of their ‘Stuff the Jubilee’ campaign.
A badge from the National Asylum Workers Union, founded in 1910, which became the centre of a dispute at Bodmin Asylum in October 1918.
A commemorative plate, which sold in 1907 to mark the centenary of the Primitive Methodist Connection.
A card token illustrating one of the more noble chapters in British radicalism. During the Spanish Civil War, supporters of the Republican side raised money to help ease the hardship faced by civilians living in areas largely under siege from Franco’s forces.