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History of the Peruvian Flag (May 1820)

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Flag of Peru of 1820 (1)
image by Jaume Ollé

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Flag of May 1820

The first Peruvian flag was flown by general Miller in Tacna on 1820-05-14. William Bennet Stevenson, secretary of Lord Cochrane, refers in his reports that it was blue with the sun in the center. I have never seen this flag drawn so the image is a free creation based on the description. Image in Ratio 2:3.
Jaume Ollé, 26 Jul 1996

Better image here.
Esteban Rivera, 24 April 2010