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St. Francis Xaviers Catholic Church

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

St. Francis Xaviers Catholic Church
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H: 5 1/2 in, W: 8 1/2 in

United States, ca. 1943


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1 drawing on paper ; 5.5 x 8.5 in.

Pencil drawing of St. Francis Xaviers Catholic church. Long building with small porch and cross on top at one end. Lamp hangs from same post as cross. One chimney on right side between row of windows extending length of building ; two other chimneys on top of roof. Numbers and possibly letters posted to right of entrance. Barracks and mountains in background. Japanese characters written bottom right, "[unreadable] church" and name of church at top. Two small holes punched near top corners ; larger hole punched bottom left and partial hole punched top left.

Written in pencil, top center: ST. FRANCIS XAVIERS CATHOLIC CHURCH Written in pencil, bottom right (in Japanese): [unreadable characters] kyokai Written in blue pencil, bottom left: #40.

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