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[Nude woman drawing by Toshio Kawai, California, January 12, 1966]

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[Nude woman drawing by Toshio Kawai, California, January 12, 1966]
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photograph | negative

Pasadena, Calif., January 12, 1966


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


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

1 negative : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

Published January 28, 1966, Japanese section.

Drawing of a nude woman by Toshio Kawai used in Bonjour Club advertisement, California, January 12, 1966. Female figure sits with legs folded to the side, leaning on her proper left arm and facing away from viewer.

Typed on original negative envelope: Art Copy -- Mr. Kawai.

Drawn by Toshio Kawai in December 1965. Photographed January 12, 1966. Image was used in an advertisement in the Rafu Shimpo for Bonjour Club where Nude drawing classes were held every Wednesday night.

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