SiteMapNihongo
 Japanese American National Museum
Collections & Research

[Three women having tea, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 3, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Three women having tea, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 3, 1944]
Enlarge Image (87.8KB)

photograph
H: 5.125 in, W: 7 in

Rohwer, Ark., November 3, 1944

(97.292.7M)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Portrait of three women, two Caucasian and one Japanese, sitting around table set for tea in sunlit room, probably a kitchen, at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 3, 1944. Caucasian woman in dark suit sits at L with proper R hand on teapot. Smiling Japanese woman in polka dot dress and eyeglasses sits at opposite end of the table. Caucasian woman in plaid sits in between. Table is set as for tea service, with silver candlesticks and flower arrangement in center. A row of forks on the L corner of the table is complemented by a row of spoons on the R corner. Countertop and cabinets at rear are largely bare, as is wooden floor.

Inscription
Stamped on back, C: NOV 3 1944. Written in pencil, CR: [circled letter] D.

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to the Collections Management & Access Unit at the Japanese American National Museum (collections@janm.org).

 

 

Jump to Top of Page Japanese American National Museum

 
janm.org home
Copyright © 1998-2017 Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles California 90012   ▪   phone: (213) 625-0414