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December 31, 1942
Gift of June Hoshida Honma, Sandra Hoshida and Carole Hoshida Kanada
1 drawing on paper, laminated : ink ; 9.5 x 6 in.
Ink drawing of a man turning mochi over in the usu, or mortar, as another man pounds it for the New Year on December 31, 1942.
Viewed from the back, a man identified as Imamura reaches into the usu as Akimoto stands on righ with a kine raised over his shoulder. Akimoto wears a cap and apron. A bowl sits on a stand next to the usu.
Drawing 97.106.1CV on verso of same sheet.
Written in black ink, top: Mochi Tsuki 12-31-42. Written in black ink on image (left to right): Inamura, Akimoto. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 31.
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