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Shoveling sand at Lordsburg Town back, 3-12-43 9 AM

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Shoveling sand at Lordsburg Town back, 3-12-43 9 AM
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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
colored pencil

United States, March 12, 1943


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


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

Ink drawings with colored pencil in hues of green blue, brown, yellow, red of men shoveling sand at Lordsburg on March 12, 1943 and men resting outdoors.
Top image of four men wearing hats with backs to viewer shoveling sand into brown trucks parked at midground ; figure standing in background in front of brown structure.
Bottom image of five men seated in a circle in foreground with two men standing on either side of drawing and one man standing in truckbed on left. View of pink hued road extending into distance right past red hued buildings and power lines ; blue mountain in background under purple hued sky.

Written in black ink, top: Shoveling Sand at Lordsburg Town Backs. 3-12-43 9 AM. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 44.

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