[Portraits of Tokizo Kanno, Rev. Ryuten Kashiwa (Hawaii Hongwaii Bishop), Shigeru Ando, Jack S. Mayemura, Tokuji Sato, Jinji Murakami, Yasushi Nakaarai]
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Gift of June Hoshida Honma, Sandra Hoshida and Carole Hoshida Kanada
7 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; 9.5 x 6 in.
Ink portraits of of seven men identified by inscriptions in English and Japanese. Top row, left to right: profile of Mr. Tokizo Kanno with eyes downcast and head inclined ; profile of Reverend Kashiwa of the Hawaii Hongwanji, facing left wearing glasses and mustache. Middle row, left to right: frontal view of Mr. Shigeru Ando as he gazes to the right ; frontal view of Mr. Jack S. Mayemura who has a mustache and eyes are downcast ; profile of Mr. Tokuji Sato facing right with head inclined and wearing glasses. Bottom row, left to right: profile of Mr. Jinji Murakami facing right with down cast eyes and mustache ; profile of Mr. Yasushi Nakaarai facing left wearing downcast eyes behind glasses and a mustache.
Written in black ink and signed by subjects (follows piping | . In Japanese and English): Top row: Mr. T. Kanno | T. Kanno, Rv. Kashiwa (Hawaii Hongwaii Bishop) | R. Kashiwa ; middle row: Mr. S. Ando | Shigeru Ando, Mr. Maemura | Sincerely yours, Jack S. Mayemura, Mr. Sato | Sato Tokuji, Mr. Murakami | Murakami Jinji, Mr. Y. Nakaarai | Nakaarai Yasushi. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 52.
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