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The First Stars and Stripes; verso: The Betsy Ross Flag

Object Number: 
1936.834f
Date: 
c. 1925
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 6 5/8 in. ( 26.7 x 16.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed bottom: June 14th/1777 The First/ Stars & Stripes. Lower right: Ogden
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in graphite: "First 'Stars & / Stripes' / June 1777"; verso inscribed at lower center in graphite: "THE 'BETSY ROSS' / FLAG / JUNE 14th / 1777"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group