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Star-Spangled Banner

Star-Spangled Banner

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Object Name
Flag
Object Type
flags
Date made
1813
wrote lyrics to song about
Key, Francis Scott
maker
Pickersgill, Mary
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
flown at
United States: Maryland, Baltimore, Fort McHenry
associated place
United States
Physical Description
red (stripes color)
white (stripes color)
blue (field color)
white (stars color)
bunting (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 ft x 34 ft; 9.144 m x 10.3632 m
ID Number
AF.13649
catalog number
13649
accession number
54876
Credit Line
Gift of Eben Appleton
subject
Flags
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
War of 1812
Battle of Baltimore, 1814
Bombardment of Fort McHenry
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Exhibition
Star-Spangled Banner Lab
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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