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Hulme also provides with a similar image:

Italian flag with shield, Hulme
He also gives his own historical description of the flag, but no insights into the appearance of the a crown in the image on the silk.

Gordon's book finally provides us with the closest image we have yet to find in any of our sources:

Italian flag with shield and crown, Gordon
He also offers us an explanation for its appearance.
"Thus Italy regained the old tricolour for its merchant flag, which would be as Napoleon left it, were it not for the difficulty about that of Mexico, to distinguish it from which itbears the Savoy shield without a crown. The ensign has the crown. The jack is square, being a white cross on red with a broad blue border taking the place of the border of the shield."
It would appear that the flag with the shield and crown was in use by Italy from 1848 until the disagreement with Mexico over the rights to use the image, butthat date is not given in any of our sources. We know from Smith, however, that the Savoy shield was in use until 1946.

Flag 4

Flag 4
This flag of three vertical stripes with no emblems proves relatively easy to find in all of our sources. The World Flag Database furnishes us with its nationality:
National Flag of Belgium

Personal confession

A flag of three vertical stripes did prove easy to find in our sources. However, probably because I am more familiar with thenational flag of Germany,
Germany's Flag
I am willing to confess that I did spend a handful of hours searching for the portrait that we find next to this flag on the silk in our resources onGerman history. It wasn't until I had exhausted all of the resources at hand that I even considered the possibility that I had made a mistake in identifyingthe flag as German. This is an excellent place to remind ourselves that making these kind of mistakes is not silly, but par for the course; we all makemistakes. Its only when we find ourselves denying our mistakes despite the inconsistencies they cause in the research that we become truly sillypeople.
We find the dates for Belgium's flag quickly in the Smith book.
Belgium's flag "dates from 1913, while the Flemish lion can be traced to the twelfth century"
We have the national flag of Belgium, in use since 1913.

Flag 5

Flag 5
Interestingly, none of our sources can provide us with an exact match for this flag, which features the British "Union Jack" in the upper left, adjacent to five whitestars of varying sizes on a field of blue. And yet every one of our sources can provide us with dozens of flags that resemble it very closely. Consider this figure from Smith:
Flags resembling Flag 5
The style, called a canton, is relatively old; it includes an image in the upper left hand corner approximately one quarter the size of thewhole. According to Smith, the use of the Union Jack as a canton designated everything from the position of a particular ship in a fleet to the identity ofa protectorate, dominion or colony in her Empire. The closest to our flag is that of Australia, but we will need to explore other sources for the identity ofthis elusive flag. Suffice it to say, at this point, that the flag is in line with our collected references to the British Empire and leave its officialidentity until we have collected more information about the rest of the flags and their relationship to one another.

Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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