Red Ensign flag - ROM2011_12309_1


Red Ensign flag

Maker: British
Geography: Canada or USA
Date: 1805-1830
143.5 x 271.8 cm
Object number: 985.133.1
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture

Similar to the Red Ensign flags given to Indigenous leaders by British officials in the 19th century.  It is similar to the one given to Oshawana during the War of 1812.

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