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Shower rooms

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Shower rooms
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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in

United States, ca. 1943


Japanese American National Museum


1 drawing on paper ; image 6 x 3.5 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Pencil drawing of two women in shower room within fine line rectangular border. Open shower stalls line the left and right sides with window in center background. Nails to hang clothes stick out of stall dividers. Wooden racks at bottom of stalls ; one rack leans against stall on right. Woman in robe steps onto rack as she enters stall on left. Another woman's head and shoulders are visible in last stall on right as she bends over, water splashing on her back and out into corridor. Both women have clothes hanging from nails. Bare light bulb, top center. Three holes punched along right edge ; rounded corners.

Written in pencil on border below drawing, bottom left: Shower rooms.

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