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[Warrior and princess grasping bow in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 11, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Warrior and princess grasping bow in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 11, 1944]
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photograph
H: 7.125 in, W: 5 in

Rohwer, Ark., November 11, 1944

(97.292.4D)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Boy and girl dressed in Japanese costume as a warrior and a princess grasp ends of an archery bow during a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 11, 1944. The warrior stands with sword and headband on left looking at kneeling princess in dark kimono and elaborate headdress who glances sidelong at him at right. Metallic footlight in foreground, C. Butsudan on drawers in background.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: 15-6-H Morimaka 1 / 5 12 E Mori 1 / 5-2 C Omachi 1 / 11-2-C Yamasaki 5 / 38-3-A Masuda 1 / 15-6-D / Morinaku 1 / 3-10-D Yamauchi 1 / 20-4-C Ogata 1 / 25-3-F Kume 1. Stamped in black ink on back, C: NOV 11 1944.

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