"Our Unknown Flag" Almost 250 Flags and Artifacts from the Famous Mastai Collection, New York On Display June 14, 1978 - July 28, 1978 U.S. Customhouse, Plaza Level 6 World Trade Center with Related Ephemera
(Americana - History - Flags - Mastai Collection)

New York, NY: Boleslaw & Marie Louise D'Otrange Mastai, 1978. F (16) pages; Flag Day Ceremonies list for the opening of the exhibition, with roster of speakers & participants. Introduction by the Mastais regarding the history of the American flag; followed by a catalog listing of the 234 items from their collection in this exhibition, giving short explanations, titles, materials, not illustrated. Approx. 8 x 10 1/2" size, illustrated stapled covers. (with) a photocopy of a NY Times story from July 8 1977 regarding flags; photocopy of a 1978 NY Daily News article about Boleslaw Mastai running down & catching a burglary suspect after his apartment had been robbed (he was 74 at the time) and a Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine cover & a few preliminary pages (only) which uses an illustration of an oil painting of a U.S. flag collage by Mrs. Mastai and includes description of the collage within. Some edge, tips wear, little bending to page tips; good condition and interesting American flag collecting and patriotic symbol history information. Good Paperback (Item ID: 26285)


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