British Flags & Emblems

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Tuckwell Press, 2004 - History - 122 pages
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This thorough guide to British national flags explains their history and the protocol governing their use. Also covered are the Royal Arms and Royal Standards, military flags and colors, flags at sea, and Britain's rank insignia.

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About the author (2004)

Graham Bartram is the General Secetary of the Flag Institute, Secretary-General for Congress of FIAV (Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques – the international flag organisation) and a consultant to HM Government on flags. He has worked on several new national flags, including advising the UN on Bosnia Herzegovina and designing the flags of Antartica and Tristan da Cunha. He now edits BR20 Flags of all Nations for the Ministry of Defence.

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