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drawing
H: 8 in, W: 5 in
pencil
paper

United States, ca. 1942-1945

(94.195.29D)

Japanese American National Museum

Description

1 drawing on paper ; 8 x 5 in.

Pencil drawing of a dog eating a little girl's ice cream at a concentration camp in the United States during World War II. In foreground a dog stands in profile left happily licking the ice cream held by a crying little girl standing on the left. Girl has a sweater and a bow in her hair ; her left arm is raised to her eyes as she cries with mouth wide open. In background children eating ice cream exit down stairs of a barracks with sign "CANTEEN" over porch ; trash cans next to porch ; a vehicle is parked next to building. Another child carrying a book walks toward canteen from left center edge. Rectangular fine line border.

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