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[Young man in court attire with fan and bells in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Young man in court attire with fan and bells in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 7 in

Rohwer, Ark., October 21, 1944

(97.292.4AC)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Young man in Japanese court costume holds an open fan and bells C stage during a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944. Dressed in elaborate kimono, hakama, hat and makeup, the actor kneels with fan in front of face while holding up a cluster of bells above head. Small wooden stool in front of a fabric-draped enclosure and fusuma screens of pine and stylized clouds in background.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: Kanamoto, 15-4-A 3 each. Stamped in black ink on back, C: OCT 21 1944.

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