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The cemetary

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

The cemetary
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H: 5.5 in, W: 8.5 in

United States, ca. 1943


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1 drawing on paper ; image 3.5 x 6 in., on sheet 5.5 x 8.5 in.

Pencil drawing of children playing in field next to camp cemetary. In foreground, five stone grave markers sit on small pedestals in field. Midground, five figures play in field ; one person flies a kite which sails in top left corner. Mountains rise behind rows of camp barracks in background. Rectangular line border. Two small holes punched near top corners ; one hole punched bottom left ; partial hole punched top left. Paper is cut along top edge.

Written in pencil, top outside of image: The cemetary

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