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[Harness racing sumie painting, Inglewood, California, November 1966]

Suyama, Kan
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[Harness racing sumie painting, Inglewood, California, November 1966]
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Inglewood, Calif., November 1966

(96.267.918)

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

Description

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

Sumie, ink painting, by Hideki Sakaguchi of a horse pulling a man in a two-wheeled cart called a sulky for harness racing at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California, November 1966. Horse in foreground, turns its head to the right. Driver of cart holds reigns in background.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Copy of Horse -- c/o Mr. Hashida.

History
1966 was the Year of the Horse. | Hideki Sakaguchi was a fourteen year old boy from Japan who had been painting horses since he was 4 years old. He painted horses on a visit to Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California.

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