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7-15-43

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

7-15-43
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

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

(97.106.1L)

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

Description

2 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 4.625 x 6 in., bottom image 4.75 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of Justice department camp outdoors on July 15, 1943.
Top sketch shows six people seated in profile outdoors at 8:30 P.M. on left with large building in background ; two smaller figures in middle ; tents, powerlines, and mountains background right ; moon high in cloudy sky above building. Seated figure with glasses is identified as Dr. Furuyochi (?).
Bottom sketch shows a dark figure climbing a ladder outside of building with a large face decorated on front ; another building with long windows on right extends into background ; cloudy sky.

Inscription
Written in black ink on top image, bottom right corner: 7-15-43 / 8:30PM. Written in black ink on bottom image, top center: [arrow pointing to seated figure in top image] Dr. Furu[unreadable]ochi. Written in black ink on bottom image, bottom right corner: 7-15-43.

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