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Museum catalogue: Flag Collection



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Accession no.: Y: 2011/55/10
Object name: Pennant
Title: Pennant
Description: A yellow pennant marked Hope Bay '48 and '49. Associated with the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) at Hope Bay, and collected by Brian Jefford, who was surveyor with FIDS at Hope Bay in 1948 and Admiralty Bay in 1949.
Classified name:
SPRI theme flags
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Trinity Peninsula
UDC 929.9
Geographic UDC (*726.50)
Getty AAT flags
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A small hand-sewn triangular flag. It is made of two layers of yellow textile, with a green textile edging. One side has an appliquéd four-leaf clover in green fabric and 'HOPE BAY. '48' in green stitching; the other has an appliquéd four-leaf clover in green fabric, ''49C' in green stitching and an embroidered snowflake in white stitching. A piece of white textile tape has been stitched to the left/pole edge of the flag on either side, which extends beyond the flag at both the top and bottom.

  • Width: 460mm, height: 260mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Jefford, Brian (1948 - 1949)
Associated expedition(s):
  • : Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey 1945-62 (1948 - 1949)
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