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An American woman taking a walk in America in 1942-1945

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

An American woman taking a walk in America in 1942-1945
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drawing
H: 8 in, W: 5 in
pencil
paper

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1942-1945

(94.195.10G)

Japanese American National Museum

Description

1 drawing on paper ; 8 x 5 in.

Pencil drawing of a woman carrying an umbrella as she walks through a United States concentration camp during World War II. The woman walks towards the viewer over two planks carrying a bag and a package under one arm and an umbrella open over her other shoulder. She wears a jacket over a dress and sunglasses ; her hair is covered with a scarf. Barracks and mountains in background. Line border around woman.

Inscription
Written in pencil, top: An American woman taking a walk in American in 1942-45

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