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Atsuta yakyudan

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Atsuta yakyudan
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper
laminate

United States, October 3, 1942

(97.106.1DY)

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

Description

4 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 3 x 6 in., middle image 3.125 x 6 in., bottom image 3.375 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of the Atsuta baseball team singing or reciting and a skit about a midwife, Sanbasan, inscriptions in Japanese.
Top drawing shows twelve men standing in a line on stage singing or reciting from pages held in front of them. The tops of the audience's heads are visible in the foreground.
Middle drawing of a man in kimono stands with eyes closed and hands resting on a cane in front of him. A vertical line separates image from drawing of a woman in kimono with circular pattern and striped sleeves standing with arms raised as man walks behind.
Bottom drawing of same woman in middle image standing on right facing man with cane ; landscape backdrop and two rectangular pictures on left and right of scene.
Drawing 97.106.1DY on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top left corner: 24. Written in black ink, top right corner: 10-3-42. Written in black ink on top image, left (In Japanese): Atsuta yakyudan. Written in black ink on middle image, right (In Japanese): Sungeki "Sanba san" Kamioka and Uemura. Writen in pencil on middle image indicating color of clothing: Black, Dark Bl. Written in pencil on bottom image, left (In Japanese): [unreadable] / Kyusuke. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 14.

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