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[Mt. Fuji painting presentation to Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty at City Hall, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1967]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Mt. Fuji painting presentation to Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty at City Hall, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1967]
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Los Angeles, Calif., April 12, 1967

(96.267.948)

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

Description

3 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, April 13, 1967.

Japanese Vice Consul Miyoko Iida presents a framed Mt. Fuji sumie painting by Dr. Tagayasu Inagaki to Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty in his office in City Hall as part of the Wakayama amity project with foreign nations, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1967. Japanese woman in kimono stands between Caucasian man in suit and large painting of snow-capped mountains surrounded by clouds. Also includes six other men standing to left of Yorty and woman. Los Angeles City emblem and American and California flags in background.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Mt. Fuji Painting Presentation to Mayor.

History
The painting was 39 x 34 in. and painted in the nanga technique on rice paper. It was added to the City's permanent collection.

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Collections Management & Access Unit at the Japanese American National Museum (collections@janm.org).

 

 

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