A fantastic gift of two original posters from my mom and they will have pride of place in my studio. They are about 22cm square and form a delightful pair. My mom received them from her friend Lois who grew up with her grandparents in Kissimmee which was the ranch capital of Florida yes cowboys down the one Main Street! It is pronounced Ku SIM ee rather than the tourist modern KISS im me and Kissimmee was the centre for citrus groves and fruit such as kumquats, loquats, guavas, tangerines, grapefruit and oranges. Lois’ grandfather was a great eccentric, country lawyer, farmer, rancher and always went to fire sales and auctions. When a big citrus packing warehouse burned down, he bought the posters and these citrus prints were the paper on which Lois drew as a child.

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