Gift of Mine Okubo Estate
1 drawing on paper : ink ; image 9.25 x 13 in.
A woman in a cross-patterned shirt, Mine Okubo, and her brother Benji, arrive at Topaz Relocation Center. They carry one suitcase apiece and appear to struggle against the wind and dust. Three women whom they know, meet and escort them to their barrack. All three women wear head scarves; one woman wears a homemade dust mask. Mountains,clouds, barracks, and utility poles are visible in the background.
Signed at bottom right corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom right corner: 121. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 121. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 121.
Drawings for the book, Citizen 13660, began as sketches and drawings created by Okubo while incarcerated at Tanforan and Topaz to tell faithful friends about camp life and were intended for exhibition purposes. Drawing is on page 127 of book.
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