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Flag: 16th artillery N.Y.S.V.

Object Number: 
17
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 62 x 72 in. ( 157.5 x 182.9 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on banners: "16th ARTILLERY, N.Y.S. V./ PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK"
Description: 
Yellow silk flag of the 16th Artillery Regiment of the New York State Volunteers; in center two gilt crossed cannons with a banner above inscribed, "16th ARTILLERY REGIMENT N.Y.S.V." and below a banner inscribed, "PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK"; above is the Astor arms (beavers and cider casks divided by windmill blades) between a sailor and a Native American holding a bow and below an eagle surmounting a globe; gold silk fringe trim on the three edges of the fly.
Credit Line: 
Presented by Samuel V. Hoffman, February 1, 1924
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group