Historic National Flag

This is one of the first flags ordered by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk for the celebration of the declaration of the Turkish Republic on the 29th October 1923.

It was bequeathed to Nilüfer Çavuşoğlu by her grandfather Zekai Apaydın, one of the first deputies of the Turkish National Assembly and erstwhile Minister of Defence. (Donated by Nilüfer and Kemal Çavuşoğlu) W: 112 cm H: 92 cm.