GwenRe: Question of Stars...Thu May 31, 2012 04:36126.96.36.199Here are two sites that might assist you in determining the actual date and meaning of your poster. Being the good little NSDAR member I recalled that Queen Victoria let her feelings be known that she sided with the South. This might be the connection that you are looking for with regards to the information on the flyer.
I hope this helps, Terri Gwenellyn Hitchcock
- Clan MacGregor O.S.C. Dr. Jim McGregor, Mon May 28 10:16I have been given an original poster announcing "Concert and Dance" under the auspices of Robert Burns Club---Clan MacGregor O. S. C. [on either side of crossed American and British Flags] to be held ... more
- Re: Clan MacGregor O.S.C. James King, Tue May 29 01:07Dr. Jim: O.S.C. stood for Order of Scottish Clans. I've seen old newspaper clippings, etc., for meetings going back at least to the 1890s in America. Do not know if there were British meetings or... more
- Re: Question of Stars... WG Walker, South Georgia CSA, Tue May 29 05:12Not having a visual of your original poster/art it's a bit hard to say, but I was going to suggest that the 35 stars on the American flag, since it is apparently not technically correct for the time... more
- Re: Question of Stars... james king, Wed May 30 06:31Wesley: (good name -- it's also my middle name) I think that the O.S.C. must have come into existence in 1863, with the admittance of West Virginia as a state, but before 1864, when Nevada came in. I ... more
- Re: Question of Stars... Gwen, Thu May 31 04:36