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Lone Heart Mountain

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Lone Heart Mountain
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H: 11 in, W: 8.5 in

United States, ca.1942-1945


Japanese American National Museum


1 drawing on paper : ink ; 11 x 8.5 in.

Pen drawing of two boys untangling a kite from a barbed wire fence. One boy stands with back to viewer at right reaching up to grab two corners of a kite stuck to top strand of three-strand barbed wire fence. Another boy sits atop corner fencepost with back to viewer reaching left to untangle tail of kite from top strand. Barbed wire extends diagonally off paper left ; grass grows along bottom of post. Lines in background indicate Heart Mountain and clouds.

Typed in black ink, top center: LONE / HEART MOUNTAIN. Written in pencil, upper right corner: Mrs. Estelle Ishigo / 1233 Trenton St. / Los Angeles 15, Calf.

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