Accession Number: C.2020.59.21
Dimensions: 10 in X 5.75 in
Dimensions (Metric): 25.4 cm X 14.605 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Alex, John, Tom and Jack Clarke in memory of Suria
DescriptionSmall national flag of the United Kingdom attached to a 10-inch-long wood stick, donated in memory of Suria Rachel Emma Clarke
Born in Sheffield, England, Suria Clarke—whose first name means “shining one” in Sanskrit—was known for her sunny smile and outlook. Suria had lived and worked in Brussels, Belgium, before moving to New York City in 1998. She settled in Brooklyn and became a vice president at eSpeed, a Cantor Fitzgerald subsidiary. On September 11, Suria was at work on the North Tower’s 105th floor. She was 30 years old.