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At Santa Fe, 6-20-43

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

At Santa Fe, 6-20-43
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

United States, June 20, 1943

(97.106.1BT)

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

Description

2 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 4.5 x 6 in., bottom image 5 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of men seated on beds, playing games at Santa Fe, Arizona camp, some identified by inscriptions.
Top image of four men seated on beds in barracks on June 20, 1943 ; two men in foreground sit facing each other across a board game on a bed ; man on right is smoking and has a cup in front of him ; two men in background sit before a window, a door, and what appears to be a small Japanese flag and an altar on a shelf.
Bottom image of two men, Mr. Y. Hata and Mr. E. Ochiai, playing a board game while a third man, Mr. K. Yamahara, looks over the latter's shoulder on October 15, 1943, 8:45 P.M. ; Hata has his back to viewer while facing other two.
Drawing 97.106.1BS on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink on top image, bottom right: Mr. Kagawa. Written in black ink below bottom image: At Santa Fe - 6-20-43. Written in black ink on bottom image, top: Santa Fe D.S. / BK-58. 10-15-43 / 8:45 PM. Written in black ink on bottom image (left to right): Mr. Hata, Mr. K. Yawahara, Mr. E. Ochiai.

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