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Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

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H: 8 in, W: 10.5 in

United States, ca. 1942-1945


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1 drawing on paper ; image 6 x 7.875 in., on sheet 8 x 10.5 in.

Pencil drawing of a baseball game in United States concentration camp during World War II. Two boys face each other at third and fourth bases in foreground as another player watches from infield ; ball is at 4th baseman's feet. Catcher stands with glove out as runner heads toward first base, bat flying in air. Spectators in background, on steps of one barracks, and on bench in foreground. Fence behind homeplate. Barracks visible in distance below Heart Mountain. Fine rectangular line border. Two holes punched along top.

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