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[Shigeru Nakamura and kokeshi dolls, Los Angeles, California, July 22, 1969]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Shigeru Nakamura and kokeshi dolls, Los Angeles, California, July 22, 1969]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., July 22, 1969

(96.267.1073)

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

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, July 23, 1969, Japanese section.

Shigeru Nakamura, holds large kokeshi doll in front of wall display shelves of kokeshi dolls of various sizes in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, July 22, 1969. Japanese man in white button down shirt with pens in pocket looks to left of viewer as he holds long doll with a top knot and and belted waist.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Kokeshi Dolls.

History
Shigeru Nakamura displayed kokeshi dolls in Little Tokyo to introduce Japanese culture to visitors.

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