Object ID
1998.7.3
Object Name
Button, Political
Measurements
5.3975000000 cm. Diameter, Item (Overall)
Material
Metal; Paper; Plastic
Object Entities
Vournas, Masrian (is related to)
Pamel, Peggy (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Reddish-orange button that says "No man is an island, help refugees of Cyprus" in black. There is also the island of Cyprus on the button in black, with a label of "Cyprus" in the middle.
Origin
In 1974, Turkey invaded northern Cyprus and Greek residents were forced to flee the conflict. Turkish Cypriots declated the independence of northern Cyprus. The Greek Cypriot government organized aid and housing for the displaced, and there have been several demonstrations advocating for the return of Greek Cypriot property.
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Citation
Button, Political, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11208. Accessed 04/10/21.