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Triangular wool felt pennant. Inky blue colour on front which seems to have faded. Colour at back is a lapis blue which appears original. Printed design largely in yellow with orange accents. Widest edge of pennant has been folded over and there are loops at each end of the flag for hanging. H.M.S Achilles was famous for its role in the Battle of the River Plate.
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Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Felt
Signature/Marks and Type
BELLE ISLE 1761 TRAFALGAR 1805/ WALCHEREN 1809 EGYPT 1882/ RIVER PLATE/ 1939/ H.M.S ACHILLES Logo
Accession No
2006.278
Credit Line
Pennant - H.M.S Achilles, 2006.278. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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