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12-31-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

12-31-42
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper
laminate

United States, December 31, 1942

(97.106.1CS)

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

Description

5 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of men pounding and forming mochi for the New Year on December 31, 1942.
Top center image of four men leaning over a table forming mochi into rice cakes.
Top right sketch is a small portrait of man, Hyodo, from the shoulders up.
Middle left portrait sketches of two men, Hama and Ikeda, viewed from the back lifting kine, or pestles, over their right shoulders.
Bottom right image of a man, A. Imamura, leaning over an usu, or mortar, turning mochi over as another man, Nishimoto, stands to the right, barechested lifting kine over his right shoulder ; both men are viewed from the back.
Drawing 97.106.1CT on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top right corner: 12-31-42. Written in black ink below top right image: Hyodo. Written in black ink (left to right): Hama, Ikeda, A. Imamura, Nishimoto. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 32.

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