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Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

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H: 7 1/2 in, W: 8 1/2 in

United States, 1943-1945


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1 drawing on paper mounted on paper ; image 5 x 5.125 in., on sheet 6.5 x 8 in., paper support 7.5 x 8.5 in.

Pencil drawing of birds on post and laundry on clothesline blowing in wind. Five birds are on a post and one bird flies towards them. One end of a clothesline is tied to a beam on right and extends to left edge ; two shirts and a pair of socks are pinned and blow in the wind. Heart Mountain is visible in center between horizontal beams and clothesline. Rectangular fine line border. Hole punched top left corner.

Written in pencil, top right corner (In Japanese): Ishigo Esuteru.

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