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The Louisbourg Flag

Description

Flag with painted decoration of an oak tree pierced by a dagger surmounting a scroll. Plain wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1745
Inscriptions
"BELLO PAX QUAERITUR" (Black text on white ground)
Material
linen (material)
paint (coating)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
Flag
flags
linen (material)
paint (coating)
Dimensions
26 1/2 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Clifton Lisle
GUSN
49654
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