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[Old man talking to young man in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Old man talking to young man in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]
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H: 5 in, W: 7 in

Rohwer, Ark., October 21, 1944

(97.292.4S)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Old man and young man in Japanese costume kneel on floor as older man talks during a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944. Male actor at L wears dark kimono, wig and make up to appear old as he points at piece of paper in his proper left hand. Young man in striped kimono raises corner of sleeve to face, as if crying. Footlight in foreground, R. Noren with two vertical slits covers doorway in background. Altar in background, R.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back L edge: Suzuki 39-3-D (1) / Yano 34-12-F (1) / Nakagawa 41-7-F (1) / Tsubouchi 2 each / Oct 21-1944.

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