British painter Samuel Scott (1702-1772) depicted the moment that the Spanish galleon San José burst into flames and sank with its treasure off the coast of Colombia. The original hangs in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England.
British painter Samuel Scott (1702-1772) depicted the moment that the Spanish galleon San José burst into flames and sank with its treasure off the coast of Colombia. The original hangs in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England. Samuel Scott Wikimedia Commons
British painter Samuel Scott (1702-1772) depicted the moment that the Spanish galleon San José burst into flames and sank with its treasure off the coast of Colombia. The original hangs in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England. Samuel Scott Wikimedia Commons

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