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Negro Life at the South
Oil on linen
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Cotton painted banner with a figure of Britannia seated on the shore, holding a staff and leaning on a shield with the British flag on it; frigate sailing in sea to her left; painted with red, blue, pink, brown and yellow on off-white border.
This banner was carried at the Siege of Louisbourg in 1745, under the expedition of Sir William Pepperell.
Gift of John Stark
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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