Item: Site where Mrs. Elizabeth Ross made the first American flag

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Record Number: 1579
Call number: K: 1-97.1
Box/Case: 1/80-110.3
Reproduction restrictions: None
Painter: David Johnson Kennedy, 1816-1898
Relates to: Ross, Elizabeth
Address: 239 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States of America
Original Format: Watercolors
Dimensions: Dimensions of image, 19 by 25 cm
Inscription text: The first American Flag was made here No. 239- Arch St, (Old No. 39) by Mrs. Elizabeth Ross in 1776, by order of Gen. Washington in person, and approved by Congress. For 6 years she furnished all the national flags for the government.
Inscription location: Front Bottom
Image description: The Betsy Ross House - a small, brick, two-story house with white shutters, surrounded by two larger buildings. A sign on the house reads, "Philip Mund, Tailor." One tree with orange leaves outside the house.