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Flag - Welcome L.B.J., First Presidential Visit to Australia, 1966 Object Reg. No: HT 5090

Summary:
Fabric flag produced in honour of the visit to Australia by Lyndon B. Johnson in 1966. They were designed for people to wave along the parade routes of the Presidential motorcade, to show Australia's support for the U.S.A.
Description:
Faded white fabric flag glued to a wooden stick on the left hand side (if looking front on). The flag itself has a blue/ red border and an Australian flag crossing an American flag (both in red on the white background). The text appears both above and below the flag motif.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 26.40 cm (Width), 25.20 cm (Length)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: International
Tertiary Classification: flags
Inscriptions: Text: WELCOME L.B.J./ FIRST/ PRESIDENTIAL VISIT/ TO AUSTRALIA - 1966
Person Named: President Lyndon Johnson - United States Government, Australia, 1966

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