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86/917D Flags (2), British and Australian, fabric / metal, used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960. Click to enlarge.

British and Australian flags used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel

    Hessian flags mounted on metal poles with spearhead.

    Summary

    Object No.

    86/917D

    Object Statement

    Flags (2), British and Australian, fabric / metal, used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960

    Physical Description

    Hessian flags mounted on metal poles with spearhead.

    Dimensions

    Height

    1000 mm

    Width

    450 mm

    Production

    Notes

    The maker of the flags is unknown.

    History

    Notes

    The flags were used in the Nissan Hut dining hall at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960. They flanked a portrait of Quenn Elizabeth II.

    Source

    Credit Line

    Gift of Commonwealth Accomodation & Catering Service, 1986

    Acquisition Date

    25 June 1986

    Cite this Object

    Harvard

    British and Australian flags used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 November 2022, <https://ma.as/68405>

    Wikipedia

    {{cite web |url=https://ma.as/68405 |title=British and Australian flags used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=28 November 2022 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

    Incomplete

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