Royal Standard of the United Kingdom Used on Presidential Limousine during Visit of Princess Elizabeth of England, 1951

Summary

United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies was responsible for White House vehicles from 1941 to 1967. This flag from his personal collection flew on Harry S. Truman's presidential limousine during an October 1951 visit from Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) of the United Kingdom.

United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies was responsible for White House vehicles from 1941 to 1967. This flag from his personal collection flew on Harry S. Truman's presidential limousine during an October 1951 visit from Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) of the United Kingdom.

Artifact

Flag

Subject Date

31 October 1951

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2011.241.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Edward L. Gies in Memory of Morgan L. Gies.

Material

Cloth

Color

Yellow
Red
Blue
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 23 in

Width: 35 in

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