Gift of Mine Okubo Estate
1 drawing on paper : ink ; image 9.25 x 13 in.
A woman with a flipped forelock of hair, Mine Okubo watches from the right foreground, as new arrivals from Tanforan and Santa Anita Assembly Centers stand in line outdoors, waiting to be inducted. A soldier with a rifle stands at the entrance to a building, over which a sign reads 'Welcome to Topaz City'. Several people hold umbrellas and the sky is dark.
Signed at bottom left corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom right corner: 136. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 136. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 136.
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 144 of book.
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