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Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

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H: 13.5 in, W: 16.25 in, D: .25 in

Denson, Ark., 1943


Gift of Madeleine Sugimoto and Naomi Tagawa, Japanese American National Museum


Stretched and unframed.

Image of five men clearing the grassy, broken land in internment camp. One stands with axe raised to chop at a tall tree to the left while another man pushes a blue wheelbarrow in the right foreground. Three other men stand further back, one cutting a stump. Three wooden structures stand apart in the background, two in the open field and one before a backdrop of dark trees under a dark sky,

Signed in medium: H. Sugimoto, Ark.

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