Florida’s 200th Anniversary

Photos by Jeff Greenberg On July 17, 1821 the Kingdom of Spain formally handed over the territory of Florida to the United States government.  The Onis-Adams Treaty (also known as the Florida Purchase Treaty) had been signed by the two countries in February 1819 and became effective in February 1821.  The formal transfer happened at Plaza Ferdinand […]

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The Beach – painting a place of joy

As we look ahead to the warmer months and the chance for a leisurely day at the beach, here is a selection of paintings by famous artists showing how they captured the essence of those happy days. Let these paintings spark your imagination and memories as they transport you to your favourite beach location.

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