"The Cartes of Jacinto 'Jo' Mora"
Monday, April 1, 2013
Saturday, April 19, 2014
CLOSING SOON !!!!
Open Wed/Thurs 11-4 and 1st & 3rd Saturdays 11-4. For appointments for groups of six or more, contact Rosalind Gibson email@example.com
The exhibit features 13 cartes--Mora's name (and the French word) for his stunning pictorgraphic maps---and one iconic poster.
In additon to the five maps in the Museums' permanent exhibition, 8 other maps are on display including the sketch map for the never-comlpleted "Santa Catalina" map and the very rare "butcher paper" version of the Los Angeles map. Other artifacts from this modern-day Renaissance cartographers' work are here as well. Also on view is the 1st edtion,1st printing of the "Evolution of the Cowboy" with the image of the "Sweetheart of the Rodeo".
On loan--and now purchased by the Museum---- from the Jo Mora Trust are two of Jo's iconic western-themed sculptures, including the famous "Twister".
COMING NEXT: A Selection of 19th Century Gold Rush maps from around the World...look for it in OCTOBER, 2014