The Birth of Our Nation's Flag (Betsy Ross)

Betsy Ross presents the flag to George Washington, Colonel George Ross, and the Honorable Robert Morris. Washington sits in a chair to the left, Morris sits to his right, and Colonel Ross stands. Betsy Ross, sits holding the flag for display, as it spreads across her lap and across the floor.
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Charles Weisgerber's 1893 painting of The Birth of Our Nation's Flag, helped make Betsy Ross the most famous woman in American history. Since no images of Ross existed, Weisgerber created her face from photographs of her daughters and other female relatives.