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[Man smoking pipe in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Man smoking pipe in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 7 in

Rohwer, Ark., October 21, 1944

(97.292.4AA)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Young man in Japanese costume and make up sits on stage with pipe during a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944. Dressed in a dark striped kimono, black tabi, wig, and make up, male actor crosses his proper L leg over his R while holding a pipe in proper R hand. Small basket next to man on stage. Noren with two vertical slits covers doorway in background, L, and altar in background R. Microphone in foreground R. Footlights at L and R egde foreground.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: Kawamoto 25-4-A 3 each. Stamped in black ink on back: OCT 21 1944.

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