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Title Flag
Production Lowe, Jeremy (needleworker), 1967, Wellington
Materials cotton
Classification flags
Technique hand sewing
Dimensions Overall: 580mm (Height) x 820mm (Length)
Credit line Gift of Jeremy Lowe, 2007.
Registration number GH015795

This National Liberation Front, or 'Viet Cong' flag, was hand sewn by Jeremy Lowe with fabric purchased in Wellington, New Zealand.

He made it specifically for an anti-Vietnam War protest. It was one of three made for demonstrations during the visit of South Vietnam's Premier, Air Vice-Marshal Ky, to New Zealand in January 1967.

Jeremy was the Secretary of the Wellington Committee on Vietnam in 1969-70. The Committee had monthly meetings, produced regular newsletters and were involved in organising and participating in anti-Vietnam War protests.

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