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, struggles to walk through mud left on the ground when the snow melted. She leans forward and takes large steps. A man in a knit hat and checkered jacket, walking the opposite direction behind her, also struggles as mud sticks to his shoes. A ultility pole stands in the left foreground. Barracks and another pole are visible in the distant left background.
Signed at bottom right corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom right corner: 140. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 140. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 140.
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 148 of book.
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