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Traffic officer..KB id: turck_58725..Photo: Sven Türck (1897-1954)..Department of Maps, Prints and Photographs, The Royal Library, Denmark.

Figure of a Soldier on Horseback Holding a Flag

Anonymous, Spanish, School of Seville, 17th century


Alida Schuyler (1656–1729) Made in New York, United States

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... more

Banknote vignette showing city buildings around a fenced-in green with children playing around an American flag

Attributed to Asher Brown Durand (American, Jefferson, New Jersey 1796–1886 Maplewood, New Jersey)

Our country's flag! A new national song

Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on... more

See our torn flag still waving

An illustrated sheet music cover glorifying the nativist cause, produced shortly after the bloody anti-Catholic riots in Kensington, Philadelphia, of May 1844. The song was composed and arranged by James W. Po... more

flag from "History of the American Wars ... Being a complete history of the United States, from ... 1775 to 1815. With a historical introduction, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000201 from "History of the American Wars ... Being a complete history of the United States, from ... 1775 to 1815. With a historical introduction, etc". The title and subjec... more

The flag of our union, a national song

A patriotic allegory illustrating the cover of sheet music for a song composed by William Vincent Wallace with words by George P. Morris. The theme of the indissoluble union of North and South is evoked here, ... more

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

Drawing is on the "Susquehanna & Mississippil Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan.

map from "Africa and the American Flag"

This image has been taken from scan 000020 from "Africa and the American Flag". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

[American flag campaign banner for Stephen A. Douglas and Herschel V. Johnson]

Print shows a campaign banner and is another version of no. 1860-19, reversed and overprinted with the legend: "An American Flag with Portrait of Stephen A. Douglas encircled by 33 Stars in a Blue Field, bearin... more

Confederate flag flying. Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Anderson - interior view

Photograph shows the Confederate flag flying at Fort Sumter, on April 15, 1861, following the surrender of Major Anderson and his Union troops, documenting the beginning of the Civil War; troops prepare to load cannon.