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[Man holding artwork of man's head, Rohwer, Arkansas]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Man holding artwork of man's head, Rohwer, Arkansas]
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photograph
H: 2.5 in, W: 3.625 in

Rohwer, Ark., 1942-1945

(97.292.17O)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Man stands behind a table holding a sculpture or carving (possibly portrait of Abraham Lincoln?) next to other artwork displayed on table and wall at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1942-1945. Dressed in an unbuttoned vest and long-sleeved shirt, man stands at left. Includes another relief carving depicting the see-no-evil, hear-no-evil, speak-no-evil trio of monkeys and other sculptues on table. Several landscape drawings or paintings hang on wall to in background. Image has irregular scalloped border.

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