Mora update

Bridal veil falls

Peter Hiller, curator of the Jo Mora Trust, writes in with a few points and corrections, duly incorporated on our post about Jo Mora.  Thanks so much, Peter!

Co-worker Charles picked up a reproduction of the Salinas rodeo poster.  So many fantastic details:

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Jo Mora could’ve done a fantastic Where’s Waldo I bet.  (Why did they feel the need to change the American title from the original English “Where’s Wally?” I wonder?”

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Jo Mora probably would’ve been good at wimmelbilderbuch of all kinds, a term I just learned from the Where’s Wally? wiki.

Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Brueghel the Elder and Hans Jurgen Press are regarded as the fathers of the format.

Pieter_Brueghel_the_Elder_-_The_Dutch_Proverbs_-_Google_Art_Project

Brueghel the Elder’s Netherlandish Proverbs.  Can you spot all 112?

 



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