Overall: 25 x 29 1/4 in. ( 63.5 x 74.3 cm )
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.
Gift of John Stark
painted: at top: "BRITAN - NIA"
This banner was carried at the siege of Louisbourgh in 1745, under the expedition of Sir William Pepperell.
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