R. McGill Mackall s painting depicts the making of the Star-Spangled Banner. Two hundred years ago this month, Baltimore flagmaker Mary Pickersgill and
R. McGill Mackall s painting depicts the making of the Star-Spangled Banner. Two hundred years ago this month, Baltimore flagmaker Mary Pickersgill and her 13-year-old daughter Caroline sewed the 30-by-42-foot flag. It was wider and longer than the Pickersgills house. (Maryland Historical Society)