File:Star Spangled Banner Flag on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of History and Technology, around 1964.jpg

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English: The large Star Spangled Banner Flag that inspired the lyrics of the US national anthem when it flew above Fort McHenry in the 1814 Battle of Baltimore. Shown here on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of History and Technology, around 1964. Many pieces were cut off the flag and given away as souvenirs early during its history. A linen backing, attached in 1914, shows the original extent of the flag.
Date circa 1964
date QS:P,+1964-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Source Star Spangled Banner, NMAH, Smithsonian Institution Archives.
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