Argentine Republic flag 1900-1920   Save
Ohio History Connection
Description: Made of the textile (cotton), the Argentine flag has a golden sun on a white field with two blue stripes. It represents the Argentine Republic and dates from 1900-1920. "United Provinces of the Río de la Plata", "Argentina" and "Argentine Confederation" are also proper names for this South American country. It is bordered by the Andes Mountains in the East and the Atlantic Ocean on the West, Argentina is the second largest Latin American country behind Chile. Professor Charles S. Plumb of the Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio) donated this flag in 1923 to the Ohio Historical Society, now known as the Ohio History Connection. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: H65519_001
Subjects: Ceremonial artifact; Communication artifact; Military flags; colonization--Spain; Ohio State University; Argentina; Textile--cotton;
Places: Argentina; South America