Wood carving, fish and plants

Description
This carving demonstrates the artistic skill that many incarcerated Japanese American possessed. Internees found a way to express their emotions through their talents. Many objects made in the internment camps revealed and represented the resilience of these imprisoned people.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
wood carving
date made
1943-1945
maker
Mantaro, Matsumoto
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 12.065 cm x 26.035 cm
ID Number
1986.3144.14
nonaccession number
1986.3144
catalog number
1986.3144.14
subject
Military
Cultures & Communities
Japanese American Internment Era
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Title
Wood carving, fish and plants
Credit Line
Gift of Mabel Rose Vogel

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