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Our baggage was left in the fields

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Our baggage was left in the fields
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drawing
H: 6.5 in, W: 5 in
pencil
paper

United States, ca. 1943

(94.195.24H)

Japanese American National Museum

Description

1 drawing on paper ; image 5.375 x 4.375 in., on sheet 6.5 x 5 in.

Pencil drawing of people with stacked luggage in fields far away from barracks of concentration camp in the United States during World War II. Pile of trunks and baggage in foreground left. One figure holds a box on pile as six other figures approach stack. Mountain visible behind row of barracks with smoking chimneys in background. Numbers written on border.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: our baggage was left in the fields. Written in pencil on borders, clockwise from top: 9 15/16, 3 6/8, 4 1/2, 7 3/4.

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