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1938 Vintage JO MORA Menu HOTEL DEL MONTE Monterey CA Fiesta Fandango

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Very hard to find! Original vintage menu with cover art by Jo Mora!

Joseph Jacinto Mora (October 22, 1876 – October 10, 1947) was a Uruguayan-born American cartoonist, illustrator and cowboy, who lived with the Hopi and wrote extensively about his experiences in California. He was an artist-historian, sculptor, painter, photographer, illustrator, muralist and author. He has been called the "Renaissance Man of the West".In the 1930's, Mora was commissioned by Hotel Del Monte for various advertising and a special menu collection series of
historical sketches.

Date: Monday, October 3, 1938.
Restaurant: Hotel Del Monte.
Location: Monterey, California.
Size when open: 9.5 x 10 inches - 2 panel card stock menu.

"The San Francisco Golden Gate International Exposition in 1939 - Three hours from here" (World's Fair, San Francisco, Treasure Island)

Condition: Most of our menus were actually used in the restaurant-bar, so there may be writing, wear & tear, spots, stains, creases, etc. So please examine the images closely! Age toning along the edges, 3 ring binder holes, mild edge wear.

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