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Title(s):

Union flag.

Additional Title(s):

Union Jack

Published/Created:
Great Britain?, ca. 1914-1918.
Physical Description:
1 flag : cotton ; 52 x 52 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Textiles 4c
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Square Union Jack flag, probably manufactured during the years of World War I. The flag's proportions and weight are that of a handkerchief. It includes a motto at each end of St. George's Cross, reading (clockwise): "Defence, not defiance"; "Be prepared"; "Faithful to the flag"; "Our king & country."
Subject Terms:
Flags -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918.
Form/Genre:
Flags.
Handkerchiefs.
Printed textile materials.
Textiles.
Cotton (textile)
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