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creator QS:P170,Q533275
English: The Birth of Old Glory
English: This image from c 1917 depicts what is presumed to be Betsy Ross and two children presenting the "Betsy Ross flag" to George Washington and three other men. The image is a version of a painting entitled "The Birth of Old Glory" by Percy Moran, from the Library of Congress:

TITLE: The Birth of Old Glory / from painting by Moran.

CALL NUMBER: LOT 4703 <item> [P&P]

REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC4-2791 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-1767 (b&w film copy neg.)

SUMMARY: Betsy Ross(?) and two girls showing United States flag to George Washington and three other men.

MEDIUM: 1 photomechanical print : color.



Moran, Percy, 1862-1935, artist.


Copyright by the T.D.M. Co., Red Oak, Iowa, U.S.A.

No. 393.
Date circa 1917
date QS:P571,+1917-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3g02791.
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current07:57, 1 July 2015Thumbnail for version as of 07:57, 1 July 20152,196 × 1,656 (4.61 MB)Themadchopper (talk | contribs)larger etc.
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09:45, 25 April 2005Thumbnail for version as of 09:45, 25 April 2005497 × 376 (71 KB)Hoshie (talk | contribs)This image from 1917 depicts Betsy Ross (?) and kids holding the "Betsy Ross flag" while George Washington and three old men inspects it. The photo is from the [
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