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Playing chess, 11-10-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Playing chess, 11-10-42
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

Lordsburg, N.M., November 10, 1942

(97.106.1DB)

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

Description

2 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of two men seated on a bed playing chess, and three seated men talking about war at Lordsburg Justice Department Camp on November 10, 1942, identified by inscription.
Top sketch of two men, Kiyotsuke and Kanno, seated cross-legged on either end of a bed looking down at board game, probably Go.
Bottom sketch of three men, Kagawa, Takata and Hata, seated at a table discussing war ; Kagawa is seated in foreground facing away from viewer talking to Takata who sits in profile with chin in hand ; Hata sits across table in plaid robe looking at an open book.
Drawing 97.106.1DA on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top left corner: 11-10-42. Written in black ink on top sketch, bottom: Kiyotsuki, Kanno / Playing chess. Written in black ink on bottom image: Kagawa - Takata, Hata / War Talk.

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