Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 07 -- "Mother and child begging for water."

Dublin Core

Title

Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 07 -- "Mother and child begging for water."

Subject

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

Description

Mother and child begging for watery Surv -- Explanation by the Artist: eggingIn front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital, a badly burned mother, a child too weak to stand. Big burn blisters cover their bodies, their hair is singed. 'Water, water please.' the mother weakly begs of passers-by. -- The scene depicted was 1,500 meters from the hypocenter, in front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital, Senda-machi 1-chome. The artist was 15 at the time of the bombing, 45 when he drew this picture.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Editorial assistant: Marcus Davis. Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Department of Art, Earlham College, Richmond IN. 47374, USA. email address: thiedemi@earlham.edu

Creator

Tasaka, Hajime

Contributor

Thiedeman, Michael
Earlham College

Rights

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

Format

Image/jpeg

Type

Still image

Identifier

ecasia000755
ecasia_a_000755

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
1975
Chugoku (region) Hiroshima (prefecture) Hiroshima (inhabited place)
1080086

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

1200 w x 841 h, 150 ppi

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/430c9daeacf2fc3b448a0987b405dd24.jpg

Citation

Tasaka, Hajime, “Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 07 -- "Mother and child begging for water.",” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 15, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/3336.