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Framed Japanese Flag

From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 1 Victoria Parade Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Large black frame with gold inner surround. Charcoal fabric mounting. White part of flag is covered with Japanese writing in black ink around red circle in center.
Size
84cm wide, 96.5cm long, 3.5cm deep
Object Registration
42
Keywords
flag, japanese, japanese flag, wwii, world war 2
Made By
Wangaratta Picture Framers (Maker)
Significance
Australian servicemen who served in the Second World War often returned home with souvenirs from battle. Whilst the provenance of this particular flag is not documented, it may be a Good Luck Flag or yosegaki hinomaru; a flag signed by family members and given to Japanese servicemen deployed during the Second World War.
Inscriptions & Markings
Japanese writing in black ink on front.
Last updated
24 Dec 2018 at 3:37PM