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Mr. Y. Hata fast asleep, 6:45 AM, 8-9-42 (Sun)

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Mr. Y. Hata fast asleep, 6:45 AM, 8-9-42 (Sun)
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper
laminate

Lordsburg, N.M., 1942

(97.106.1FM)

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

Description

1 drawing on paper, lined and laminated : ink ; image 5 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketch of a bearded man, Mr. Y. Hata, sleeping in bed at Lordsburg Justice Department camp on Sunday, August 9, 1942, 6:45 AM. Hata lies on his proper right side facing the viewer resting his head in crook of his elbow. He is dressed in plaid shirt and lies on a thin mattress under a striped blanket that is trailing off the bed.

Inscription
Written in black ink, bottom: Mr. Y. Hata - Fast Asleep 6:45AM 8-9-42 (Sun).

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