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Jr. Docent Podcast #11: Early Florida Art



La Florida: Crocodile

This piece can be found in the La Florida exhibit.

One of the earliest known depictions of Florida in art was this print by Theodor de Bry from a drawing by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues.  Le Moyne was part of a French Huguenot expedition in 1564 that landed at the mouth of the St. John’s River and welcomed by the Timucuan people, who lived there.

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