88. International Treasures - Flags of France



French flags have ranged from the resplendent to the ragged - elegant Fleur-de-lis of the monarchy to the tricolor of the French Revolution. A flag which has inspired tri-band flags the world over. Presented in this Grouping are a selection of French National Flags as well as commemorative pennants from perhaps the most storied military units in the world, the Légion étrangère - the French Foreign Legion & a French souvenir ribbon from the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition.

The traditional tricolor of France is recognized and included in this Grouping is a French used by the intrepid explorer and adventurer Capt. Paul Boynton. A 19th century inventor and promoter who used this flag before presenting it to the de Young Museum in San Francisco.

 

International Treasures - Flags of France Grouping

 



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Item Ref Item Name Sub-Collection
France-U.S. // Chicago Exposition / Souvenir ZFC1931 France-U.S. // Chicago Exposition / Souvenir Artifacts not flags
France // Foreign Legion, 2nd Rgt / Souvenir ZFC0537 France // Foreign Legion, 2nd Rgt / Souvenir Military / Other Countries
France // Foreign Legion, 6th Rgt.  / Souvenir ZFC0533 France // Foreign Legion, 6th Rgt. / Souvenir Military / Other Countries
France//national flag ZFC1018 France//national flag Europe
France//national flag ZFC0376 France//national flag Europe
France // Foreign Legion - Capt. Danjou / Souvenir ZFC1531 France // Foreign Legion - Capt. Danjou / Souvenir Military / Other Countries
French National Flag - Captain Paul Boynton. ZFC0208 French National Flag - Captain Paul Boynton. de Young Museum

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