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[Drawings of Utah]

[Drawings of Utah]

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Creator: Mikami, Charles Erabu, 1902-1998 artist
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Purchased from William Reese Company (PBA Galleries sale, San Francisco, 2013 July 11, lot 253) on the Arthur Corbitt Hoskins Memorial Fund, 2013.
Abstract:
Two watercolor drawings made in and around the Central Utah Relocation Center near Delta, Utah, by Japanese prisoners of war. The first is an untitled landscape view of the Topaz Valley, the site of the center; it measures 28 x 39 cm and is signed at the lower left corner "S. Mikami." The second is a scene within the camp and features residential cabins, pathways, and unidentified figures at either sunrise or sunset. It is signed at the lower right with Japanese characters and a red chop mark, measures 27 x 38 cm, and is inscribed in pencil on the reverse in an unidentified hand: “Delta, Utah / Japanese / Relocation / Camp / 19.”
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2 drawings : watercolor on paper ; 29 x 38 cm and smaller
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 15235630
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