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Feather merchant : cheerful spirit

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Feather merchant : cheerful spirit
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
pencil
paper

Heart Mountain, Wyo., ca. 1942-1945

(94.195.7Z)

Japanese American National Museum

Description

1 drawing on paper ; 9.5 x 6 in.

Pencil drawing of a bearded man seated on a chair in a cluttered room leaning over a cloth covered bottle, filling it with liquid from a bucket. Other bottles and shoes are scattered across the wood floor. Table in foreground, left, is covered with bottles. Pot sits on heater with vent pipe, background left ; clothesline with pins and shorts extends from pipe out of view. Cleaver and hammer hang on shelf holding a basket, background right ; table piled with items sits below shelf.

Inscription
Written in pencil, top right: Feather Merchant, Written in pencil, lower left: Cheerful Spirit

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