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Banner: orange/yellow

Object Number: 
ca. 1898
Wool, cotton strings
Overall: 47 x 36 3/4 in. ( 119.4 x 93.3 cm )
Hand sewn wool swallow-tailed Spanish banner, half-red and half-yellow; five cotton strings attached across the top.
Gallery Label: 
This banner was removed from a building in Manila by George Wettlaufer, a private in the Astor Battery, after the capture of the city on August 13, 1898, during the Spanish-American War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George Wettlaufer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group