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New York, N.Y.,
Gift of Madeleine Sugimoto and Naomi Tagawa, Japanese American National Museum
Stretched and framed.
Focal point of image is a bearded Japanese man wearing hat and dull blue buttoned suit over blue shirt walking on railroad tracks toward Hanford, right. He holds a tied white rectangular bundle with kanji, "Beikoku yuki" (going to America), by handle in right hand as he carries a large white bundle strapped across his back; coffee pot, pan, and cup hangs from rope around bundle. A piece of paper protrudes from one pocket while the other bulges with some object. Behind him, in upper left corner, a white road sign indicates directions to Laton and Hanford. A short distance away, a fence runs parallel to the tracks. At midground a white horse grazes on reddish tan ground. In the far distance right, a religious statue stands before a church. Trees line the horizon under a dark, overcast sky.
Signed in medium, bottom left corner: Henry Sugimoto, 1927 Written on back: 32"x26"/ To find a job
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