"Rally Day" souvenir

Description (Brief):

Die-cut piece from a sheet of celluloid, with silk cord attached. At center is an image of Revolutionary War soldiers, including George Washington. Two flags are gathered as bunting on either side. The flags are Christian "conquest flags." These consist of a white field with a red cross and a blue field with the slogan, "By this sign conquer," written in white.

Description (Brief)

The words "Rally Day" are written along the bottom. The term "rally day" was first used in 1906 to describe a celebration of George Washington's birthday.

Date Made: after 1906

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: FlagsChristianity


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.0690Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.0690

Object Name: bookmark

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)silk (decoration material)Measurements: overall: 5.5 cm x 4.8 cm; 2 3/16 in x 1 7/8 inoverall: 7 1/4 in x 1 15/16 in x 1/16 in; 18.415 cm x 4.92125 cm x .15875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-297f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1325860

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