Fundraising badge for Rose Day made in Australia, circa 1917.
Fund raising and charity badges were popular at this time as World War I increased Australian's feelings of patriotism. Local communities would often band together and contribute to fund raising activities and events.
A round badge with pin on back. The obverse features a red rose; around below, ROSE DAY.
A red rose; around below, ROSE DAY.
Pin for wearing
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
circa 1917 AD
Type of item
23 mm (Outside Diameter)