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Lordsburg I. Camp ametuer [sic] show, compound 2 : 10-3-42

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Lordsburg I. Camp ametuer [sic] show, compound 2 : 10-3-42
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drawing
H: 6 in, W: 9.5 in
watercolor
ink
paper
laminate

Lordsburg, N.M., October 3, 1942

(97.106.1I)

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

Description

1 drawing on paper, laminated : ink, watercolor ; image 4.75 x 8.25 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawing with watercolor in hues of pink, green, orange, yellow, and gray of the stage and audience of a Lordsburg, New Mexico camp amateur show. View of a curtained stage from back of audience in a wooden structure ; men seated at back in green orange and gray shirts ; gray heads of men visible toward stage front. Large white curtain spans stage decorated with smiling balloon heads of a female and a male in traditional Japanese hairstyles ; Japanese text indicates it was donated by the women in the Seagoville camp, Texas. Three other curtains hang along sides of stage ; two have orange tints and Japanese text ; the third is green. Strings of yellow, pink and green decorations hang from rafters above curtain. Black line border.

Inscription
Written in black ink, below drawing: Lordsburg I. Camp, Amatuer [sic] Show, Compound 2, 10-3-42 G.Y.H. Written in pencil, bottom left corner below drawing: 112.

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