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Flag: Spanish Flag ...Ft. Morro Castle Cuba 1848

Object Number: 
INV.12297
Date: 
1890-1898
Medium: 
Wool, linen, bast cord
Dimensions: 
Overall: 120 x 227 in. ( 304.8 x 576.6 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: on tag: "Spanish flag lowered at fort Morro/ Castle, Cuba, when the American Flag/ was hoisted in 1898./ Presented by Mrs. George M. Wilde,/ November 27, 1922.
Description: 
Wool Spanish flag of Ft. Morro Castle, Cuba; two red stripes with a yellow stripe between; ball and cross crowned medallion with a yellow castle and a red crowned lion in the center of the yellow stripe; linen hoist with a bast cord strung through; wooden button tied to end of cord.
Gallery Label: 
This flag was lowered at Fort Morro Castle, Cuba, when the American flag was hoisted in 1898.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George M. Wilde, November 27, 1922
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group