This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons
File:Original Todd bear flag.jpg Article

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Original_Todd_bear_flag.jpg(510 × 322 pixels, file size: 81 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

Summary

Description
English: The Original Todd Flag — with a California grizzly bear as a symbol of strength and unyielding resistance.
  • Bear flags were briefly used in 1846 by American settlers of the California Republic episode, in the former Mexican department of Alta California.
  • According to a newspaper article of 1878, one of the Bear Flags may have been designed by William L. Todd, a nephew of Mary Todd Lincoln.
  • An 1890 photograph of the original flag. It and the accompanying Storm Flag (bear flag by Peter Storm), were destroyed on April 18, 1906, in the fires that followed the great San Francisco Earthquake.
Date
Source B/W photo of California Republic's first Bear Flag
Author William L. Todd (1818-1876)

Licensing

Public domain

This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.


Dialog-warning.svg You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: Mexico has 100 years, Jamaica has 95 years, Colombia has 80 years, and Guatemala and Samoa have 75 years. This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term. Côte d'Ivoire has a general copyright term of 99 years and Honduras has 75 years, but they do implement the rule of the shorter term. Copyright may extend on works created by French who died for France in World War II ( more information), Russians who served in the Eastern Front of World War II (known as the Great Patriotic War in Russia) and posthumously rehabilitated victims of Soviet repressions ( more information).

File history

Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.

Date/TimeThumbnailDimensionsUserComment
current 13:38, 10 July 2011 Thumbnail for version as of 13:38, 10 July 2011510 × 322 (81 KB)QuibikRemoved coherent noise using FFT.
22:48, 2 June 2006 Thumbnail for version as of 22:48, 2 June 2006510 × 322 (65 KB)Starscream Category:California

Global file usage

The following other wikis use this file:

View more global usage of this file.