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[Three actors and palanquin in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, September 17, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Three actors and palanquin in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, September 17, 1944]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 7 in

Rohwer, Ark., September 17, 1944

(97.292.4P)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Two boys and one man in Japanese costume as samurai and porter on stage during a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, September 17, 1944. Boy in white kimono over dark kimono, sword and samurai wig kneels with eyes downcast next to microphone at L. Boy in light-colored kimono over dark kimono and small hat on wig kneels in C. Man in dark kimono, rope sandals and wig stands at R next to a palanquin. Paper lantern behind porter.

Inscription
Stamped in black ink on back: SEP 17 1944.

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