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'Albers' Oakland, 6-4-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

'Albers' Oakland, 6-4-42
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
watercolor
paper

United States, 1942-1943

(97.106.1W)

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

Description

2 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink, watercolor ; top image 3.75 x 5.25 in., bottom image3.75 x 5.125 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink and watercolor drawings of Albers Bros. Milling Company building in Oakland, California and Ayala Cove at Angel Island, San Francisco Bay on June 4, 1942.
Top drawing in hues of green orange, gray, blue depicts a train on tracks moving past tall buildings, one with sign, "ALBERS," on top and a small building with green roof, on right ; three tracks on bottom left ; suspension bridge and mountains in background under blue sky with puffy white clouds ; black line border.
Bottom drawing in hues of orange, green, blue, yellow depicts the town of Ayala Cove on Angel Island, San Francisco bay ; dormatories of the quarantined on shoreline with buildings and trees on green mountain in background ; pier with yellow-roofed building extends into blue water in foreground ; blue sky ; black line border.
Drawing 97.106.1X on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink below top image: 'ALBERS' OAKLAND - 6-4-42 7374. Written in black ink below bottom image: Angel Island / San Francisco Bay / 6-1-42.

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