Gift of Mine Okubo Estate
1 drawing on paper : ink ; image 9.75 x 14.5 in.
A woman with a flipped forelock of hair and cross-patterned shirt, Mine Okubo, stands on the railing of a pig sty to look at a mother pig and nine piglets. Livestock such as cattle, chicken and hogs were raised by the camp's agricultural division to provide enough meat for the residents.
Signed at bottom left corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom right corner: 187. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 187. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 187.
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 196 of book.
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