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Ise was Hyuga's Sister

Japanese farmers on a hill side in the background the wreck of a battleship
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Standish Backus; 1946; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-186-AL
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Torn and seared she seemed a part of the rugged upheaved terrain -- and the handy rice workers would gaze out over her -- perhaps toward distant Hiroshima. Then they would turn again to their task, night soil had to be spread, the crops reaped.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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