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Rio Grande line 6-6-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Rio Grande line 6-6-42
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
watercolor
ink
paper
laminate

United States, June 6, 1942

(97.106.1H)

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

Description

2 drawings on lined paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink, watercolor ; top image 3.625 x 5.25 in., bottom image 4.125 x 5.25 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings with watercolor in hues of blue, orange, green, and gray depicting a train traveling along a mountain river, Rio Grande.
Top image, a black train with billowing smoke moves across landscape toward right edge ; blue river flows in foreground between rockstrewn banks ; orange mountains in background under blue sky.
Bottom image, black train with billowing white smoke pulls white cars on right river bank of gray Rio Grande ; pine trees and sheer mountains rise above train ; a small spot of blue sky visible top center. Black line borders.
Drawing 97.106.1G is on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink below top drawing: RIO GRANDE LINE 6-6-42. Written in blakc ink below bottom drawing: RIO GRANDE, COLORADO 6-6-42.

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