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Tue, 11 Jun 2019 21:23:27 +0000
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Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden
Carnegie mansion
flag
lgbtqia+
rainbow
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<img width="640" height="621" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/image002-700x679.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="A photograph of a large brick and stone building that is set against a blue sky and a field of green grass stretched before it. Hung from the middle of the building is a rectangular rainbow flag, composed of six stripes of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. People congregate in small groups on the grass." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/image002-700x679.jpg 700w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/image002-300x291.jpg 300w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/image002-170x165.jpg 170w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="34304" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2019/06/11/the-rainbow-flag-cooper-hewitt/image002-4/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/image002.jpg" data-orig-size="3024,2934" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;1.8&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;iPhone XS Max&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1559321928&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;4.25&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;25&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0.00106837606838&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="image002" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/image002-300x291.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/image002-700x679.jpg" />The LGBTQIA+ Pride flag, often referred to as the rainbow flag, symbolizes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. The design was originally conceived in 1978 by artist and activist Gilbert Baker (American, 1951–2017) and fabricated with Baker’s friends and fellow artists at the Gay Community Center in San Francisco, California. Directly inspired by...
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