Historical information

In 1909 students of Rutherglen State School sent an Australian flag to pupils of Rutherglen Scotland Schools, and a year later a Union Jack flag was sent to the Australian Rutherglen School. This is a photograph of the Australian flag flying at a school in Rutherglen Scotland.

Physical description

Black and white photograph, mounted on cardboard, showing a two storey school building with a large number of pupils posing in front of it around a flagpole. The flagpole is flying an Australian flag.

Inscriptions & markings

At bottom of mount: "Hoisting The Flag 26th April 1911"