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

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Princess in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1944]
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H: 7 in, W: 5 in

Rohwer, Ark., 1944


Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family


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.

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