Flag of 54th Regiment from Glory

Description:

Red, white, blue and yellow polyester flag used in the filming of the movie, Glory (1989). 35 yellow stars on blue field; red and white stripes with lettering sewn in yellow; trimmed with yellow fringe; left side casing to accommodate a flagpole.

Glory is a biographical drama starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, and Cary Elwes. This film is about Robert Gould Shaw’s leadership of the first all-black volunteer company during the United States Civil War.

Date Made: 1989

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Motion Pictures

Subject:

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Credit Line: W. B. Sanderson, III

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0318.01Accession Number: 1991.0318Catalog Number: 1991.0318.01

Object Name: Flag

Physical Description: polyester (overall material)cording (overall material)Measurements: overall: 72 in x 78 in; 182.88 cm x 198.12 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-95ed-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_739074

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