Saturday, August 16, 2008

Historical flags of India

1526 - 1857
Flag of the Mughal Empire
A green flag with a crescent


1674 - 1818
Flag of the Maratha Empire
A saffron flag with two pennants


1885 - 1947
Flag of the Governor-General of India
A Union Flag with the Star of India


18?? - 1947
Imperial Indian Blue Ensign Flag used mainly in World Wars
A Union Flag at the corner with the Star of India

1880 - 1947
Imperial Indian Red Ensign Flag used to represent India in International events
A Union Flag at the corner with the Star of India

1 comment:

Younghusband said...

I have a sewn Indian Viceroy flag in my classroom:
http://imperialflags.blogspot.com/2008/02/viceroy-of-india.html