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8-2-42, 8 PM

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

8-2-42, 8 PM
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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in

Lordsburg, N.M., 1942


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


2 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : pencil, ink ; top image 5 x 5.125 in., bottom image 3 x 5 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Pencil sketch of a Buddhist altar on August 2, 1942, 8 PM. Low bench in foreground in front of cloth covered table filled with items used for worship, such as candle, incense burner and joss sticks, and flower offerings. Tall cloth covered pedestal in background with offerings and a large, upright board with Japanese writing at center. Support beams and windows visible in background. Sketch is drawn on a piece of folder paper and glued onto sheet.
Ink sketch of four men dining in a mess hall at Lordsburg Justice Department camp, New Mexico, 1942. The men, identified (left to right) Nakatani, Kinoshita, Shindo, Kayama, sit behind a table covered with dishes and utensils. The three men at left are turned in profile to the left. Sketch is drawn on a piece of paper and glued onto sheet.
Drawing 97.106.1FL on verso of same sheet.

Written in pencil on top image, bottom right corner: 8-2-42 / 8 PM. Written in black ink on bottom image: Lordsburg Mess Hall [underlined] / Nakatani Kinoshita Shindo Kayama. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 15.

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