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[Warrior and commoner in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 12, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Warrior and commoner in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 12, 1944]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 7.125 in

Rohwer, Ark., November 12, 1944

(97.292.4AH)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Two men dressed in Japanese costume as warrior and commoner on stage during a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 12, 1944. The commoner in plaid kimono sits with hands behind his back and legs spread apart on steps; a note is attached to his chest. The warrior in armor, headband and makeup stands in background in front of fusuma screens with cherry blossom design. Banner hangs on shoji screens in background, R

Inscription
Written in pencil on back, TL: 2-7-F Yamada (1) / 3-10-D Yamauchi (2). Stamped in black ink on back, C: NOV 12 1944.

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