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[Girl's Day display, Rohwer, Arkansas]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Girl's Day display, Rohwer, Arkansas]
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photograph
H: 2.5 in, W: 3.625 in

Rohwer, Ark., 1942-1945

(97.292.17I)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Girl's Day display of dolls and bonsai arranged on cloth-draped two tiered platform in front of barracks at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1942-1945. Emperor and Empress dolls sit on top tier flanked by miniature lamps with miniature food in front. Bonsai tree sits in center of bottom tier behind a doll on wooden stand flanked by a doll playing a shamisen at left and a doll in a case at right. Screened doorway and windows of barracks in background; broom and mop are propped against wall at R. Image has irregular scalloped border.

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