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

United States, 1942-1943

(97.106.1EP)

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

Description

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 Portrait of Mr. Tsukuhara is signed by Eita Sato.
Three men in top row (left to right): K.Takeuchi of Oahu, Hawaii, S. Inouye of Honolulu, Hawaii, Chinunye Kinjo of Maui, Hawaii.
Three men in middle row (left to right): Onodera of Honolulu, Hawaii, Maehara of Hawaii, Yasutare Soga, President of Hawaii Times. Soga portrait has a red line border around it.
Three men in bottom row (left to right): Japanese art teacher Reverend S. Akakoshi, Tsukuhara, Hamaguchi.
Drawing 97.106.1EO on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink on top row (left to right): Mr. Takeuchi / Oahu / K. Takeuchi, S. Inouye / Mr. S. Inouye / Honolulu, Mr.C.Kinjo / Maui / Chiunye Kinjo. Written in black ink on middle row (left to right): S. Onodera / Mr. Onodera / Honolulu, Maehara / Mr. Maehara / Hawaii, Yasutare Soga / Mr. Soga / (HAWAII TIMES PRES.) [in blue ink] Written in black ink on bottom row (left to right): Rev. S. kakoshi / Rev. S. Akakoshi / Japanese Art Teacher, Eita Sato / Mr. Tsukuhara, Mr. Hamaguchi / Hamaguchi.

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