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[Taro Yashima in front of Kagoshima Science Museum mural at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, February 25, 1969]

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[Taro Yashima in front of Kagoshima Science Museum mural at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, February 25, 1969]
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Los Angeles, Calif., February 25, 1969

(96.267.1050)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, February 26, 1969, Japanese section.

Artist Taro Yashima stands in front of his mural of the ancient dinosaur world for the Kagoshima Science Museum prior to sending it to Japan at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles in California, February 25, 1969.
1P and 3N: Yashima in suit and eyeglasses stands with arms crossed in front of a mural depicting an open landscape with a dirt path at left and a bird flying near two palm trees at right.
2P and 4N: Yashima stands beside Yukichi Ogawa, an elderly man in suit and eyeglasses holding a cane, who donated dinosaur fossils to the Kagoshima Science Museum.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Yashima, Taro -- L.A. County Museum.

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