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Nite views in the barracks, Oct. 6, 1942

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Nite views in the barracks, Oct. 6, 1942
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

Lordsburg, N.M., 1942

(97.106.1FE)

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

Description

5 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of barracks life at night, including men sleeping, reading and meditating on October 6, 1942.
Top sketch of a man, Odachi, covered in blankets and fast asleep at 9:20 PM on a metal framed bed ; head of bed facing viewer.
Second row sketch of a man, Mizutani, laying on top of blankets of bed and turned away from viewer.
Third row sketch of a man, T. Kanno, reading while layiing down in bed under covers facing toward viewer.
Bottom left sketch of the head of a man, K. Takata, above covers as he lays in bed.
Bottom right sketch of a man, N. Nakagawa, seated and meditating.
Drawing 97.106.1FF on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top right: Nite / Views in / the Barracks / Oct-6-42. Written in black ink on top image, bottom: Mr. Odachi - 9:20 PM - 10-6-42 / Fast Asleep. Written in black ink on second row image: Mr. Mizutani. Written in black ink on third row image: Mr. T. Kanno Reading. Written in black ink on bottom left image: Mr. K. Takata. Written in black ink on bottom right image: Mr. N. Nakagawa: Meditation. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 16.

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