The 10 Best Beach Umbrellas for Families, According to Thousands of Customer Reviews
Enjoy your family beach day underneath the best beach umbrellas. Shop everything from standard sun umbrellas to a weighted wind-resistant design and a convenient two-in-one umbrella tent from Sport-Brella, Blissun, and more. These options have thousands of glowing customer reviews at Amazon and Wayfair.
On the History & Art of Parasols & Umbrellas
It has been raining here (& there!) recently, and my thoughts have turned to umbrellas. The Victorian paintings we have been examining recently are filled with parasols. An umbrella or parasol is a canopy designed to protect against rain or sunlight. Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). Woman with a Parasol 1872 The term parasol usually refers to an item intended to protect people from the sun. Umbrella refers to a device more suited to protect them from rain. Jacques-Joseph Tissot (1836-1902)…