The Union Jack

“The Union Jack – its construction and how to use it. ” The text describes the composition of the Union Flag from the St George’s Cross, St Andrew’s Saltire, and St Patrick’s Cross, and how to fly it properly: “In flying the flag, the broad white stripe of the cross of St Andrew should be next to the mast.” Also shown are Britannia astride the globe, a king and queen, a lion, naval boats and a sub, the flowers of the “home nations”, Titanic, and Belfast city hall with a H&W crane in the background. Blenheim Drive, Newtownards.

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Copyright © 2007 Peter Moloney

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RMS Titanic

RMS Titanic makes its first appearance in a mural, on Dee Street, Belfast. The “unsinkable” ship, built in east Belfast at Harland & Wolff shipyards (shown in the skyline of the mural), hit an iceberg and foundered on the night of 14-15th April, 1912, killing approximately 1,500 people.

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Copyright © 2005 Peter Moloney