AusFlag: New South Wales 1870-1876

New South Wales 1870-1876

New South Wales 1870-1876

Flag Adopted: 120 April 1870
Flag Proportion:
1:2
Use:
State Ensign

New South Wales' second flag was adopted in 1870, a flag very similar to the flag of Victoria.

The badge in the fly was the badge adopted as the "Governor's Badge" on 20 April 1870. The badge shows the Southern Cross comprising five gold stars, ranging from 5 to 9 points, and with each star having one point pointing towards the bottom of the flag. The Southern Cross was surmounted by an Imperial Crown.


Historical Flags

New South Wales 1867-1870
• New South Wales 1870-1876


References

• Crux Australis
Anthony Burton (Editor), Flag Society of Australia, Melbourne, Australia.
"Australian State Flags (1865-1904): A British Admiralty Legacy", Ralph Kelly, Volume VIII No 4 October 1992.

• Flags of Australia (chart)
John C Vaughan, Standard Publishing House, Sydney, 1983.

• Flags of the Nations (chart)
Flag Society of Australia, Flag Research Center, and National Australia Bank, Australia, 1992.