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Grammar School

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Grammar School
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H: 6 in, W: 8 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1943


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1 drawing on paper mounted on cardboard ; 3.5 x 6 in., on sheet 5.5 x 7.5 in., cardboard support 6 x 8 in.

Pencil drawing on textured paper of teacher calling children in from recess on playground at Heart Mountain concentration camp. A woman rings a bell from steps of barracks on right as five out of nine children start back to class ; one child at far left is running. One child is at top of slide, another stands with arms akimbo and two other children climb on playground equipment. Seesaws in midground ; two other barracks in background. Black line border. Same image as "Recess" by Ishigo (94.195.29P).

Written in pencil, bottom left: Grammar School.

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