Gay Pride Souvenir T-shirts

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T-shirt from 1994 celebrating 25 years of the Gay Rights movement.

Vest from 6th July 1996

Both printed with full colour logos.

Where and how is it used?

On the parade and events afterwards,
then at other parties and events,
Now very worn and a little tatty but they have sentimental value, so still worn on occasions.

What did you or someone else pay for it?

about £4 each

Why do you want to add it to the museum?

To celebrate achievements and remind people that it needed many people to be 'OUT' and open about themselves


How was it made?

Is made in a factory

Is farmed

Is mass-produced

Is produced by local cottage industry

Is made to particular specifications

Is craft / hand-made

Is foraged

Is found

Is colonised

Is a service


Materials & Making

Who made or produced your commodity?

"Don't Panic!" t-shirts

Who was paid to make it?

workshop

What skills does it take to make it?

Silk Screen Printing

Where was it made?

USA

What does it cost to make it?

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What is it made from?

Buying & Owning

Who decides how much it costs?

Manufacturer

Who or what assesses its quality?

QC dept.

Where is it sold?

Stalls at Pride events, specialist clothing shops

Who or what sells it?

Volunteers at events, shop assistants in shops

How did this thing arrive from where it was made to where you got it?

Not answered yet

Where is it used?

Not answered yet

Where is it kept?

Not answered yet

How and by whom is it cared for?

Not answered yet

How long will it last?

Not much longer

Where will it go when it's finished with?

re-used as dusters

What is it worth?

50p to collector or enthusiast


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