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[Rows of dolls in Girl's Day display, Rohwer, Arkansas]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

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

Rohwer, Ark., 1942-1945


Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family


1 photographic print : b&w;

Approximately twenty-eight dolls arranged on two tiers of cloth covered shelves interspersed with ikebana and bonsai at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1942-1945. Female dolls in kimonos flank bonsai on first tier; doll in case at right. Pairs of emperor and empress dolls sit on top tier. Streamers are pinned to the wall above the shelves near a hanging collage. Image has irregular scalloped border.

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