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View of compound 2 from hospital

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

View of compound 2 from hospital
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H: 6 in, W: 9.5 in

Lordsburg, N.M., October 12, 1942


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


2 drawing on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; image 2.375 x 8.625 in, on sheet 6 x 9.5 in.

Ink and pencil drawings depicting a Justice Department camp compound.
Top ink drawing is a view of compound 2 from the hospital ; a man in a hat walks in an open area in foreground ; partial view of building on left ; at mid distance, rows of barracks behind barbed wire fences with a guard tower, center ; mountains in background ; dark line border.
Bottom pencil sketch is lightly drawn of a view down an row of barracks with mountains in background ; light line border.

Written in black ink, bottom right corner: 10-12-42. Written in black ink, above drawing: VIEW OF COMPOUND 2 FROM HOSPITAL. Written in pencil, top left corner above drawing: 111.

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