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Cuba Flag on White

Cuba Flag on White Art Button Museum
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Illustration of a flag with blue and white stripes and a red triangle with a white star on it on a white background

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THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. 
NEWARK N.J.
union label
PATENTED
JULY 17 1894
APRIL 14, 1896, JAN 21, 1896

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The Cuban flag was created by Narciso López, an anti-Spanish Cuban exile, and the poet Miguel Teurbe Tolón in the fight for Cuban independence and sovereignty. The three blue stripes symbolize the three districts Cuba was divided into in the 1800s and the two white stripes symbolize the purity of Cuban patriot ideals. The red triangle symbolizes strength, constancy, and equality while the white star symbolizes Cuban independence and freedom.

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AR0322
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