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Harbor City - Cal Sea Food Fish Cannery Calif '45 to '48

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Harbor City - Cal Sea Food Fish Cannery Calif '45 to '48
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drawing
H: 8 in, W: 10.5 in
pencil
paper

United States, ca. 1942-1945

(94.195.8W)

Japanese American National Museum

Description

1 drawing on paper ; 8 x 10.5 in.

Pencil drawing of mochitsuki, Japanese New Year's custom of pounding mochi at the California Sea Food Fish Cannery in Harbor City, California. In foreground, women stand with backs to viewer as they lean over a table forming small Japanese rice cakes called mochi. Two men are visible in background raising kine, pestles, over their heads to pound rice into mochi in an usu (mortar). Outline of a trailer visible in background.

Inscription
Written in pencil on legal size paper support : Harbor City - Cal Sea Food Fish Cannery Calif '45 to '48.

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