Airline Flag [NAC]

Hutcheson, Wilson and Company Limited, Manufacturer;  National Airways Corporation, Commissioned by; 


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Maker and Role
Hutcheson, Wilson and Company Limited, Manufacturer
National Airways Corporation, Commissioned by
Description
House flag, NAC. Linen, cream. Letters NAC in crimson in centre of flag. These letters are 310 mm high. An ascending azure blue line runs from the base line of the lettering to the apex line of the lettering, concluding with an azure blue bird in full winged flight.
The attachment end of the flag has a reinforced 40 mm hem, part of which is sleeved to accommodate a hemp rope 1750 mm long. Tied to the top of the rope, is a wooden toggle. The rope extends about 615 mm below the base of the flag and ends in a loop for securing to the flag pole lines.
All corners are reinforced and the flag is hemmed. The maker's label is just below the wooden toggle on the border of the flag. It reads "Made by Hutcheson, Wilson & Co. Ltd. Wellington".
Ink stamped in black is "MADE IN ENGLAND" on the bottom right seam of the flag.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Linen
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
NAC Printed
MADE BY / HUTCHESON, WILSON AND CO. / LTD. / WELLINGTON Label
MADE IN ENGLAND Stamped
Accession No
2003.265
Credit Line
Hutcheson, Wilson and Company Limited et al. Airline Flag [NAC], 2003.265. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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