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44 Star Flag - (1891-1896) (U.S.)

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[U.S. 44 star flag 1891] by Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

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Description of the flag

In 1891, one star was added, representing Wyoming, bringing the total number of stars to 44. There were thirteen stripes representing the thirteen original colonies.
Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

Peace Flag

[U.S. 44 star peace flag 1891] by Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

Peace Flag (1891) - As depicted in the postage stamp, it consists of 13 stripes, blue canton with 44 5-pointed stars in rows of 8-7-7-7-7-8, the whole surrounded by a white border.
Dave Martucci, 17 October 1999

From the stamp:
Using their First Amendment rights, Americans have enthusiastically pursued religious, social, and political goals and modified the flag to show commitment to country and cause. Dedication to world peace was once symbolized by this flag.
Rick Wyatt, 18 July 2001