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Listening in to phonograph, 8PM, 11-13-43

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Listening in to phonograph, 8PM, 11-13-43
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

United States, November 13, 1943

(97.106.1AI)

Gift of June Hoshida Honma, Sandra Hoshida and Carole Hoshida Kanada

Description

2 drawings on paper : ink ; top image 5.125 x 6 in., bottom image 4.375 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of camp life.
Top sketch of six men listening to phonograph ; Reverend Matsui reclines on bunk in foreground reading, while three men sit in midground, including M. Shoda and S. Fujita ; two men stand at back near phonograph.
Bottom sketch of two men, T. Kanno and Reverend Shirasu, sitting on a bed playing chess while two other men watch from next bed, G.Suzuki sitting, S.Ando reclining ; window in background.
Drawing 97.106.1AJ on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink on top image, top right corner: 8PM / 11-13-43 / Listening in to phonograph Written in black ink on top image, on individual men (from top, clockwise): I. Kinishita, Y. Hata, S. Fujita, Rev. Matsui, M. Shoda. Written in black ink on bottom image, top right: Playing chess. Written in black ink on bottom image (left to right): S. Ando, G. Suzuki, T. Kanno, Rev. Shirasu.

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