User: Mark of Zarco
Date of platter: mid-1950s
Notes: Based on the menu shown above, the Mark of Zarco was a California restaurant located at 6555 Hollywood Blvd during the mid-1950s. Postmarked April 1956, the back of the menu shares this about The Mark of Zarco: "Our horseman depicts the Spaniards who brought to California the romanticism, the imagination and the appreciation of beauty that is inherent in their race. Their contribution to the ultimate culture was basic and important in helping to transform a semi-wilderness into the complex and dynamic California of today. We welcome you to Hollywood's most glamorous and modern restaurant with all the color and allure of early Spanish California. Your Host — Zarco Collada Carren"
Black airbrush on white body with horseman astride a rearing steed, brandishing a whip spelling out "Mark of" with "Zarco" underneath the picture.