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[Young man and woman each being counseled by a woman and an old man in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Young man and woman each being counseled by a woman and an old man in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 7 in

Rohwer, Ark., October 21, 1944

(97.292.4W)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Blurred image of young man and woman each being counseled by a woman and old man in Japanese costume during a Kabuki performance in Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944. Young female actor in patterned kimono with long furisode sleeves, wig with elaborate hair ornaments and white makeup sits with proper R hand raised to face as she sits with a woman in white kimono at L. Male actor at far R wears dark kimono, wig and make up to appear old sits with arm around young male actor in dark striped kimono and wig. Noren with two vertical slits covers doorway in background.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: Suzuki 39-3-D (1) [crossed out] / Tsubouchi 2 each. Stamped in purple ink and written in blue ink on back: OCT 21 1944

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