Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 02 -- "Help my Daddy and Mommy!"

Dublin Core

Title

Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 02 -- "Help my Daddy and Mommy!"

Subject

People
Atomic bomb--Hiroshima; Atomic bomb--Atomic bomb victims

Description

Help my Daddy and Mommy! -- Explanation by the artist: "A boy not yet of school age was standing on a crumbled pile of roof tiles shouting, 'My Daddy and Mommy are under here! Somebody help them!' A little baby on his back was crying. but no one could help that young boy." The scene depicted was 1200 meters from the hypocenter, near the Takanobashi Streetcar Stop. Hiroko Onoyama, the artist, was 23 at the time of the bombing, 80 when she drew this picture.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Editorial assistant: Joseph Augustin. Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Department of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: thiedmi@earlham.edu

Creator

Onoyama, Hiroko

Contributor

Thiedeman, Michael
Earlham College

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only, in accordance with Fair Use policies. Acknowledgement to be given to the IDEAS Project, to Earlham College, and to the Peace Memorial Museum of Hiroshima.

Format

Image/jpeg

Type

still image

Identifier

ecasia000710
ecasia_a_000710

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
2002
Chugoku (region), Hiroshima (prefecture), Hiroshima (inhabited place)
7004499

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

1405 w x 1125 h, 150ppi

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/aae1f222140ac05ee18bc1196e7cbf82.jpg

Citation

Onoyama, Hiroko, “Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 02 -- "Help my Daddy and Mommy!",” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 16, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/3331.