Honourable East India Company ensign

Honourable East India Company ensign. A copy made from a design supplied by Sir William Foster (ca.1911), who was registrar and superintendent of the India Office Records. The ensign is made of wool bunting, machine sewn with a linen hoist. A rope and wooden toggle is attached.

The rectangular ensign has a modern-pattern Union Flag in the canton, the field is divided into nine horizontal stripes - five red and four white.

Object Details

ID: AAA0970
Collection: Flags
Type: Ensign
Display location: Not on display
Date made: circa 1911
People: Honourable East India Company; Bolt, Daniel
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Daniel Bolt Collection
Measurements: Overall: 1790 mm x 2390 mm

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