Product images of House flag, The China Navigation Co. Ltd
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House flag, The China Navigation Co. Ltd
The house flag of The China Navigation Co. Ltd, London, owned by John Swire & Sons Ltd. A rectangular flag quartered diagonally into white and red with a blue vertical stripe across the centre. The flag is made of a wool and synthetic fibre bunting. It has a cotton hoist and is machine sewn. The pattern has been in use from 1870 and is still used today by the Swire family, The China Navigation Co. Ltd and The Swire Group.
- Image reference: F2795
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Pope Collection. Reproduced with kind permission of John Swire & Sons Ltd.