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Camp and farming area H. M, Wyoming, 1943

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Camp and farming area H. M, Wyoming, 1943
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H: 9 in, W: 13.625 in

United States, 1943


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1 drawing on recto of paper ; image 8 x 12.5 xin., on sheet 9 x 13.625 in.

6 drawings (1 sheet) on verso of paper ; 9 x 13.625 in.

Pencil drawing of Heart Mountain concentration camp from a bird's eye perspective. Small area with rows of barracks surrounded by fences and guard towers on right ; flag flies from flagpole outside of camp near another row of barracks. Train with six cars approaches camp on railroad tracks passing through shaded areas marked "gr." from lower left corner. River meanders on lower right below train tracks ; trees growing on riverbed. Shaded areas appear to be agricultural areas ; two tractors on two separate areas ; barracks outside of camp with livestock, right. Heart Mountain rises in background above other mountains in background ; sun appear on horizon to the right. Distinctly drawn lines A bird flies above landscape.

Pencil sketches of tractors with figure seated on top.

Written in pencil on recto drawing, top left: Camp and farming area H. M, Wyoming, 1943

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