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New year at Lordsburg I.C., Jan. 1, 1943 6 AM

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

New year at Lordsburg I.C., Jan. 1, 1943 6 AM
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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in

Lordsburg, N.M., 1943


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


2 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 5.25 x 6 in., bottom image 4.25 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of first day of New Year 1943 at Lordsburg Internment Camp, and a miniture of Atsuta Jinsha shrine outside in Barracks 8 grounds.
Top sketch of four men standing before a Shinto altar with a taiko drum on left and lion dance costume on right in barracks. Folded paper hang along curtain above altar and stand in bunches on altar. Table in foreground.
Bottom sketch of torii leading up to shrine on rocks ; banners in ground. Yucca tree on left. Fences and guard tower in background.
Drawing 97.106.1FJ on verso of same sheet.

Written in black ink on top image: NEW YEAR AT LORDSBURG I.C., Jan 1, 1943 / 6 AM. Written in black ink on bottom image, left (In Japanese): Written in black ink on bottom image, bottom right corner: 6:30 AM.

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