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Museum catalogue: Flag Collection



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Accession no.: Y: 50/1
Object name: Pennant
Title: Pennant
Description: A light blue pennant from H.M.A.L.S.T. 3051, used on the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition 1947-48. It was presented by W. Arthur Scholes, a member of the Heard Island Party 1947-48.
Classified name:
SPRI theme flags
Current place name Antarctic regions > Sub-Antarctic Islands > Heard Island and McDonald Islands > Heard Island
UDC 929.9
Geographic UDC (*785.1)
Getty AAT flags
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A triangular pennant, made of a pale blue felted textile with a printed design on one side, and with two textile loops for hanging. On the left is a crest depicting a ship and mountains inside a yellow rope border, with a crown above, a penguin to the left, a seal to the right, and a scroll below with 'R.A.N.'. On the right, in white, is the text 'H.M.A.L.S.T. 3501 // AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL // ANTARCTIC RESEARCH // EXPEDITION // 1947-48'. The pennant has a white, 'icy' border.

  • Width: 275mm, length: 735mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition 1947-48 (1947 - 1948)