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Bon hoyo : Santa Fe Detention Station at Outdoor Stage, 7-15-43, 7:30 PM

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Bon hoyo : Santa Fe Detention Station at Outdoor Stage, 7-15-43, 7:30 PM
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper
laminate

Santa Fe, N.M., July 15, 1943

(97.106.1K)

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

Description

2 drawing on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 4.5 x 6 in., bottom image 5 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of Buddhist Obon service at the Santa Fe Detention Camp, New Mexico, July 15, 1943, at 7:30 P.M.
Top image, large Buddhist altar is located at center of covered outdoor stage ; nine people sit in folding chairs around altar.
Bottom image, view of stage and altar from back of the audience ; one person stands and another person is seated on stage ; one man in audience has number 4739 on his back ; guard tower and a building is visible in background right under cloudy sky.
Drawing 97.106.1L is on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top (In Japanese): Bon hoyo ; (In English) Santa Fe Detention Station --7-15-43 / at Outdoor Stage 7:30 PM -- Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 56.

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