Royal Mail Blue Ensign

A Royal Mail Blue Ensign. It is made of wool bunting, it is machine-sewn with printed detail. The fly is defaced with a red King's Crown and white inscription 'ROYAL MAIL'. The design of the crown indicates that it dates from after the accession of Edward VII in 1901. A rope and toggle are attached to hoist the flag.

Object Details

ID: AAA0762
Collection: Flags; Textiles
Type: State ensign
Display location: Not on display
Places: United Kingdom
Date made: After 1902
People: Royal Mail
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1397 x 2819.4 mm

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