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Museum catalogue: Flag Collection



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Accession no.: Y: 2011/59
Object name: Flag
Title: Flag
Description: A Union Jack flag made for the 1984-1987 'In the Footsteps of Scott' expedition, led by Robert Swan, and raised at 90 degrees south.
Classified name:
SPRI theme flags
Current place name Antarctic regions
UDC 929.9
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT flags
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A small rectangular Union Jack flag. The Union Jack is made from strips of textile joined together with machine stitching. The top, bottom and right/free edges are hemmed. A strip of white textile is stitched to the left/pole edge to form a tube.

  • Width: 485mm, height: 245mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: In the Footsteps of Scott 1984-87 (1984 - 1987)