Gift of Mine Okubo Estate
1 drawing on paper : ink ; image 9.25 x 13 in.
Benji Okubo carries a tick mattress over his back to their newly assigned barrack at Topaz. Mine follows behind carrying a cloth bundle. Men unload mattresses from a truck stopped in the left midground. Five barracks are lined diagonally in the background. Tall mounds of dirt border both sides of the street.
Signed at bottom right corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom right corner: 123. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 123. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 123.
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 130 of book.
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