[Blind musican and companion sitting in front of flowers in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arakansas, Novermber 12, 1944]
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November 12, 1944
Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family
1 photographic print : b&w;
Slightly blurred image of two girls in Japanese costume as a blind musician and companion sitting in front of flowers during a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 21, 1944. The young companion in floral patterned kimono and wig covered by headcloth sits at L raising her proper left hand, palm outward, to her head. The blind musician sits at right with eyes closed in a dark kimono and white headcloth over wig. Flowers and plants in background. Onstage at CR is a wooden fence.
Written in pencil on back, L edge: 15-6-D Morimaka (3) / 11-2-C Yamasaki (1). Written in blue ink, TC: 4. Stamped in black ink on back, C: NOV 12 1944.
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