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Santa Fe D.S. : Mr. Nijo Nishigaki funeral service, 7-27-43, 12 PM

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Santa Fe D.S. : Mr. Nijo Nishigaki funeral service, 7-27-43, 12 PM
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

Santa Fe, N.M., July, 1943

(97.106.1BA)

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

Description

2 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 4.75 x 6 in., bottom image 4.75 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of funeral services for Mr. Nijo Nishigaki and Mr. Toyokawa on an outdoor stage at Santa Fe camp on July 27 and 29, 1943, respectively.
Top drawing of Buddhist altar on raised dias with small table, floral arrangements on either side and what appears to be a coffin in front on stage for the funeral Mr. Nijo Nishigaki ; large crowd of men stand on right foreground ; view from angle left of crowd and stage.
Bottom drawing of Buddhist altar on raised dias with small table and what appears to be a coffin in front on stage for the funeral of Mr. Toyokawa ; four men each on either side of altar on stage ; view from back of large crowd.
Drawing 97.106.1BB on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink on top image: Santa Fe D.S. Mr. N. Nishiyaki Funeral Service / 7-27-43 2PM. Written in black ink on bottom image, top left corner: 7-29-43 / 2:30PM. Written in black ink on bottom image, top right corner: Mr. Toyokawa's Funeral / (Alaska) Service at Santa Fe / D.S. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 59.

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