Saturday, February 26, 2011


Every once in a while, I'll profile a flag that needs no help.  Today's is one of those:

It's pretty busy, it would be hard to stitch together by a budding Betsy Ross, but it looks so cool.  The color scheme, the heraldry, even taken by themselves, the different quadrants would make good flags.  An example of this is the flag of the City of Baltimore:

I'm not a fan of the seal in the middle, but it's simpler than most.  Another example is the "Crossland Banner," supposedly used by Marylanders who supported seceding from the Union in the Civil War:

It's just a good looking flag all around.  It's no surprise it was voted #4 of all the flags of the US states and Canadian provinces in a 2001 survey by the North American Vexillological Association.

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