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Santa Fe, 10-30-43, 8:50 PM

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Santa Fe, 10-30-43, 8:50 PM
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

United States, October 30, 1943

(97.106.1BR)

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

Description

4 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of four men engaged in various activities in every day life, identified by inscriptions.
Top left image of a man, Mr. Shimada, seated on a bed mending a shirt ; dressed in long pants and long sleeved shirt, his head is inclined toward the sewing in his lap.
Top right image of a man, S. Ando sitting crosslegged writing a letter on his lap ; he faces viewer as his head is bent toward his writing.
Bottom left image of a man, Kanno, seated in profile facing right as he reads.
Bottom right image of a man, A. Imamura, viewed from waist up as he holds food to his mouth while in bed.
Drawing 97.106.1BQ on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top left: 10-30-43 / 8:30 PM / Santa Fe. Written in black ink, below drawings: Top left: Mr. Shimada / mending shirt Top right: S. Ando writing / letter Bottom left: Kanno reading Bottom right: A. Inamura / eating in bed.

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