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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in

United States, December 31, 1942


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


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

Ink drawings of men pounding for the New Year on December 31, 1942.
Top left sketch of one man holding a staff over his left shoulder as he stands facing right.
Top middle sketch of three men standing around usu, or mortar, sticking staves into center. Image of a smiling man's face appears above the men.
Top left sketch of a man with glasses, Yano, from the back as he lifts a kine, or pestle over his proper right shoulder. An image of a another man standing swinging kine overlaps Yano.
Middle left sketch of two men pounding mochi in usu on a stand with kine.
Middle right portrait of a bald man, Hagimoto, from the shoulders up.
Bottom left sketch of a man wearing a headband swinging a kine over his proper right shoulder.
Bottom center sketch of a head of man, Sato.
Drawing 97.106.1CU on verso of same sheet.

Written in black ink, top left corner: 12-31-42. Written in black ink next to sketches (top to bottom): Yano, Hajimoto, Sato.

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