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Flag: H.F.

Object Number: 
1942.161
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 57 x 91 1/2 in. ( 144.8 x 232.4 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: center: "HF"
Description: 
Wool flag of the Hudson Fulton Celebration; orange, white and blue horizontal stripes; "HF" sewn in the center in red wool with a green and black laurel wreath painted around; white cotton hoist with metal gommets at each end.
Gallery Label: 
This flag belonged to Captain Richard Henry Greene, who was a member of the New-York Historical Society. He was the father of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. A. Thatcher Holbrooke
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group