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Museum catalogue: Flag Collection

 

Flag

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Accession no.: Y: 2006/26/2
Object name: Flag
Title: Flag
Description: A Union Jack flag, one of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's depot flags during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) and found on the Great Ice Barrier in 1905.
Classified name:
SPRI theme flags
UDC 929.9
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT flags
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A rectangular flag printed with the Union Jack on both sides. The top and bottom edges of the flag are the selvedge of the fabric and so are not hemmed. The right/free edge of the flag is hemmed. A piece of white fabric has been stitched to the left/pole edge of the flag to create a tube, and is stitched closed at the top. The flag is stained.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 760mm, height: 460mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) (1901 - 1904)