Originally copyrighted in 1936, this version was later printed in full color in the 1940s/1950s. There have been various editions of this print issued by Jo Mora Publications, in different coloring. This version, being on semi-glossy paper, is determined to be the 1950 edition.
Joseph Jacinto Mora was born in 1876 in Montevideo, Uruguay and his family immigrated to the United States in 1880, landing in New York. Jo studied art and became a cartoonist, moving to California in the early 1900s and to Carmel in 1921. He also was a muralist, photographer, author and sculptor, gaining recognition for projects like the massive diorama he created for the 1939-1940 Golden Gate International Exposition. His company, Jo Mora Publications, produced several pictorial maps including ones of California, including the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon and Los Angeles, among others. He died in 1947. Item #1504.
Condition: Very Good, some edgewear and bumps (see detail photos); clean pinholes in four corners within the corners of the black printing (not in the white border); some light surface wrinkling; light foxing along bottom edge.