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Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

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H: 8 in, W: 5 in

United States, ca. 1942-1945


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1 drawing on paper ; image 5.125 x 4 in, on sheet 8 x 5 in.

Pencil drawing of a profile of older woman on slightly textured paper. Within vertical rectangular line border, a woman sits with her back to the viewer, facing right in profile. In a belted dress with her hair pulled back in a bun secured by a barrett, the woman sits in contemplation as she puts her left hand to her lips ; her face is lined.

Written in pencil, lower right corner of image: EI Written in pencil, lower left corner, outside of border: Grandmother

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