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[Man talks to man on boat in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Man talks to man on boat in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 7 in

Rohwer, Ark., 1942-1945

(97.292.4AI)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Man talks to man seated in "boat" during a Kabuki performance in Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas. Young man in striped kimono, wig and makeup faces R as he holds up a white object toward man in kimono, wig and makeup holding a bamboo stick and seated on cart representing a boat. Two young actors in kimonos stand at L in background; actor hunched like old man with cane and lantern stands in background in front of torn screen. Mount Fuji backdrop.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back, R edge: 5-12-E Mori / 38-3-A Masuda (1) / 15-6-D Morimoko (1) / 25-3-F Kume (1)

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