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[Consul General of Japan Kanji Takasugi presenting letter from President Nixon to Shoun Igarashi at Consul General office, Los Angeles, California, November 20, 1970]

Miyatake, Toyo
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Consul General of Japan Kanji Takasugi presenting letter from President Nixon to Shoun Igarashi at Consul General office, Los Angeles, California, November 20, 1970]
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Los Angeles, Calif., November 20, 1970

(96.267.1175)

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

Description

1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, November 21, 1970, Japanese section.

Consul General of Japan Kanji Takasugi presents a thank you letter from President Richard Nixon to Shoun Igarashi for his Byobu screen at the Consul General's office in Los Angeles, California, November 20, 1970. Dressed in eyeglasses and suit, white-haired Takasugi, left, and balding Igarashi in kimono, who stands in profile, hold letter and envelope mounted on a folder; couch, lamp, and framed Japanese artwork in background.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Mr. Takasugi & Mr. Igarashi -- at Con Gen Off.

History
Shoun Igarashi was a Japanese style painter who presented Presented Nixon with a painting, Morning sun and crane, via the Embassy. Nixon sent a thank you letter in response.

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