Help Russia flag


About this object

By December, 1914, the Russian Army had 6,553,000 men. However, they only had 4,652,000 rifles. Untrained troops were ordered into battle without adequate arms or ammunition. In 1915 Russia suffered over 2 million casualties. Agricultural production slumped and civilians had to endure serious food shortages. Funds were set up in Britain to support Russia.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Help Russia flag
  • Accession no.
  • Type
    Flag, charity
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Paper; Metal
  • Location
    Museum of Liverpool, Second Floor, Skylight Gallery
  • Measurements
    22 mm x 31 mm
  • Collection
    From the Museum of Liverpool collections
Object view = Social History
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