The lowering of the Union Jack at 12:00 midnight August 5, 1962

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Title

The lowering of the Union Jack at 12:00 midnight August 5, 1962

Description

Jamaica's Independence from the British celebrated when the British Union Jack is lowered and Jamaica's black, green and gold flag is seen fluttering upwards into the midnight night sky August 5, 1962.

Subject

Independence Day (Jamaica); Jamaica Independence, 1962; Jamaica - Politics and government

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0001991

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Publisher

1962

Citation

“The lowering of the Union Jack at 12:00 midnight August 5, 1962,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed November 25, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/589.