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El Morocco, New York, 1948, by Jaro Fabry
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El Morocco, New York, 1948, by Jaro Fabry

£20.00

Glorious menu cover art by Jaro Fabry, one of the most famous illustrators during Hollywood’s Golden Age, renowned for his sketches of stars and celebrities.

El Morocco was a legendary and glamorous New York nightclub; it started out as a speakeasy and, after the repeal of Prohibition, became a super-sophisticated restaurant and nightclub - “the place to see and be seen.” People came dressed in all their finery to see celebrities let their hair down in a fantasy jungle decorated with white palm trees, a crescent moon and zebra-striped banquettes. There were two bands – one played rumbas and mambos and the other played songs by Gershwin and Porter.

There is now a condominium on the site where the elegant El Morocco once stood.

Courtesy Private Collection.

Each print is accompanied by a copy of the menu interior.

We make our prints with archival-quality 100% cotton fine art paper, using Canon Lucia Pro pigment inks. Properly framed or stored, our prints will last 70+ years without fading or discolouring.

All our prints up to A2 size are made in-house in the UK. For larger prints, we work with the best commercial giclée printers in the UK.