50 Summer Birds of Eastern North America

50 Summer Birds of Eastern North America

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Description
This is one of the sets of Audubon identification cards that Sadao Oka used as inspiration and reference when carving his many birds. The summer seasoned birds in this book turned into almost a countless number of small wood carvings that Mr. Oka carved during his forced imprisonment.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cards
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
inscribed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 3 in x 1 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
2016.0117.056
accession number
2016.0117
catalog number
2016.0117.056
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Oka
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Executive Order 9066
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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