Red Cross Flag

Production date
1870

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Red Cross Flag on pole. Flag comprises of red and white stitched linen mounted on stained wooden pole and is displayed within a glazed frame. Reputedly used during the Franco-Prussian War, held by Robert Loyd-Lindsay. Flag used during Colonel Robert Loyd-Lindsay's visit to Versailles 12 October 1870. Contemporary label reads, 'presented by Mr Whittle who as travelling attendant accompanied Colonel Loyd Lindsay on that occasion'
Collection Type
Objects
Catalogue Number
0037A/1
Associated Person and Role
Mr Whittle
Robert Loyd-Lindsay (b.1832, d.1901)
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