SiteMapNihongo
 Japanese American National Museum
Collections & Research

[Princess in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Princess in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1944]
Enlarge Image (87.8KB)

photograph
H: 7 in, W: 5 in

Rohwer, Ark., 1944

(97.292.4E)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Girl dressed in Japanese costume as a princess in a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1944. Full-length view of actress standing on stage wearing wig, elaborate headdress, and kimono with long furisode sleeves decorated with butterfly and floral design, holding arms crossed over chest. She has white makeup and looks to the right of viewer. Another actor is partially visible through curtains at rear of stage, right.

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Collections Management & Access Unit at the Japanese American National Museum (collections@janm.org).

 

 

Jump to Top of Page Japanese American National Museum

 
janm.org home
Copyright © 1998-2017 Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles California 90012   ▪   phone: (213) 625-0414