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Art class, 7:30 PM, 2-15-43

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Art class, 7:30 PM, 2-15-43
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H: 6 in, W: 9.5 in

Lordsburg, N.M., 1943


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


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

Ink sketch of fifteen men in art class, some identified by inscription, at Lordsburg Justice Department camp, New Mexico in the evening of February 15, 1943. Three rows of men are seated at picnic tables within a barracks, two or three at each table. Five men in front at two tables hold writing or drawing implements in their right hands and work on a tablets in front of them (left to right): Tamura, Shimabukuro, Inouye, Maehara, Kawabe of Alaska. Hyodo and Reverend Ak0hashi are seated in the second row on the left. Murakami is seated on far right, second row. Windows roughly sketched in background.
Drawing 97.106.1ER on verso of same sheet.

Written in black ink, bottom right corner: Art Class - 7:30 PM / 2-15-43. Written in black ink on image (left to right): Tamura, Shimabukuro, Hyodo, Rev. Akahoshi, Inourye, Maehara, Kawabe (ALASKA) [blue ink], Murakami.

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