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Pennant

Object Number: 
2000.103
Date: 
2000
Medium: 
Felt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 30 in. ( 30.5 x 76.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the pennant: "OpSail2000/ "The Greatest Event in Maritime History.""
Description: 
White felt OPSail pennant with printed images of the Statue of Liberty and the U.S.S. Eagle in front of the New York City skyline with the inscription, "OpSail2000/ "The Greatest Event in Maritime History.""
Gallery Label: 
Created in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, Operation Sail has been producing tall ship events to commemorate significant times in American history. To commemorate the year 2000, Operation Sail produced OpSail 2000, which featured a total of eight participating ports on the East Coast of the U.S. OpSail visited New York Harbor the week of July fourth with events that included a parade of over 200 ships up the Hudson river. This banner represents types of souvenirs commemorating this event.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group