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Japanese & American art class party, 4-3-43, 8 PM, Co.6 Mess

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Japanese & American art class party, 4-3-43, 8 PM, Co.6 Mess
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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in

United States, 1942-1943


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


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

Ink portrait sketches of nine men's heads drawn during a Japanese and American Art Class party in Co. 6 Mess hall, April 3, 1943. Names are written below portraits and signed by all subjects except for Mr. Ikeda and Mr. Morihara.
Three men in top row (left to right): R. Tamura of Seattle, Washington, Mr. Ikeda, Kitoji Honma.
Three men in middle row (left to right): Morihara of Kona, Hawaii, K. Hisayasu, Y. Matsumoto of Seattle, Washington.
Three men in bottom row (left to right): G. Suzuki of Alaska, Yokoyama of Hinode Soda on Maui, Reverend S. Matsubayashi of Maui.
Drawing 97.106.1EP on verso of same sheet.

Written in black ink, top: Japanese & American Art Class / Party, 4-3-43 / 8 PM - Co. 6 Mess. Written in black ink on top row images (left to right): R. Tamura / Mr. Tamura / Seattle, Mr. Ikeda, Mr. Honma / Kitoji Honma. Written in black ink on middle row images (left to right): Mr. Morihara / Kona, Hawaii, Mr. Hisayasu / K.Hisayasu, Mr. Matsumoto / Seattle / Y. Matsumoto. Written in black ink on bottom row images (left to right): G. [unreadable] Suzuki / Mr. Suzuki / Alaska, [unreadable] Yokoyama / Mr. Yokoyama / Maui "Hinode Soda", Rev. S. Matsubayashi / Rev. S. Matsubayashi / Maui. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 51.

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