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San Antonio Texas Fort Sam Houston Internment Camp

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

San Antonio Texas  Fort Sam Houston Internment Camp
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drawing
H: 6 in, W: 9.5 in
ink
watercolor
paper
laminate

Fort Sam Houston, Tex., June 12, 1942

(97.106.1F)

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

Description

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

Ink drawing with watercolor in hues of blue, orange, brown, and green depicting an encampment of several tents, power lines, and a water tower in the background. Wooden plank path on grass in foreground leads to open doorways of two tents with window flaps tied open. Partial views of tents in background ; black and white water tower, left. Power lines lead to top of tents. Blue skies with two white clouds. Drawing is on verso of sheet of drawing 97.106.1E.

Inscription
Written in black ink, bottom center : SAN ANTONIO TEXAS / FORT SAM HOUSTON INTERNMENT CAMP, 6-12-42

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