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Listening to phonograph, 11-18-42, 8:40 PM

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Listening to phonograph, 11-18-42, 8:40 PM
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H: 6 in, W: 9.5 in

United States, November 18, 1942


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


1 drawing on paper : ink ; 6 x 9.5 in.

Ink drawing of six men listening to a phonograph while sitting and reclining in beds, five identified by inscriptions, on November 18, 1942, 8:40 PM. At top left, the phonograph is set on top of a flat surface with hand crank on right as music notes appear above it. A man, Ando, sits in striped clothing right beside phonograph with elbos on flat table and back to viewer. A man lays in bed in lower left corner. Four men are seated on beds in various positions in a row along the right, from left to right: Kimura in glasses, Kogawa reclining, Morikawa with mustache and sitting upright, and Kaneda with back to viewer.

Written in black ink, top right corner: 11-18-42 / 8:40 PM. Written in black ink (left to right): Ando, Kimura, Kagawa, Morikara, Kaneda. Written in black ink, bottom left: Listening to Phonograph. Written in pencil, top left corner: 30.

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