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Our basement carp. shop. S.F., 11-20-43

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Our basement carp. shop. S.F., 11-20-43
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drawing
H: 9.375 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

Santa Fe, N.M., November 20-26, 1943

(97.106.1U)

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

Description

2 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 4.625 x 6, bottom image 4.75 x 6 in, on sheet 9.375 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of Santa Fe Justice Department concentration camp life in November 1943.
Top sketch depicts a man, S. Ando, standing with back to the viewer working at a long counter in the basement carpentry shop ; two other people seen through partitions working in the background.
Bottom sketch is a view of snow-covered barracks in a winter landscape ; one building stands in foreground right with leafless trees ; mountains in the distance.
Drawing 97.106.1V is on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink in top image, bottom left corner: Our basement / Carp. Shop, S.F. / 11-20-43 / S. Ando. Written in black ink in bottom image, bottom right corner: S.F.D.S. First Snow / 11-26-43 / 8:30AM. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 71.

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