Old and New FlagsArtist(s)Joanne LeonardObject Creation Date2012Medium & Supportinkjet print on paperDimensions
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);20 3/4 in x 31 in (52.71 cm x 78.74 cm)Credit LineGift of the artistSubject matter
The text accompanying the image reads: November 18, 2012, news photo: American flags were being sewn at a roadside shop in Yangon, Myanmar, before President Obama's arrival, Gemuno Amarasingche, Associated Press. Book reproduction: Thirty-six-star flag, c. 1865, "Eyes of the Nation: A Visual History of the United States," Vincent Virga and curators, Library of Congress, Portland House, 1997. Physical Description
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring an image of the American flag. A newsclipping featuring a photo of a flag manufacturing company lies on the book across the open page. Primary Object Classification Photograph Primary Object TypecolorCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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