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Honourable East India Company ensign


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Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Honourable East India Company
Provenance: Bolt, Daniel

Object details:

Object ID AAA0970
Description Honourable East India Company ensign. A copy made from a design supplied by Sir William Foster (ca.1911), who was registrar and superintendent of the India Office Records. The ensign is made of wool bunting, machine sewn with a linen hoist. A rope and wooden toggle is attached. The rectangular ensign has a modern-pattern Union Flag in the canton, the field is divided into nine horizontal stripes - five red and four white.
Date made circa 1911

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Daniel Bolt Collection
Materials wool; linen; machine sewn
Measurements Overall: 1790 mm x 2390 mm
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