Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 11 -- "Children crying as they looked at the red sky."

Dublin Core

Title

Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 11 -- "Children crying as they looked at the red sky."

Subject

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

Description

Children crying as they looked at the red sky. -- Explanation by the Artist: "What? Whose mother is this?" Looking at the crimson sky over Hiroshima and thinking of their parents, evacuated children were sobbing. Eventually, someone's mother arrived at the temple steps looking like an old rag. She described the situation in Hiroshima and spoke the names of other parents she had met. She also told the names of some parents that would never be returning." The scene depicted was 19.5 km from the hypocenter, Obayashi Lecture Center, Obayashi-mura, Asa-gun (now Obayashi Asakita-ku) Artist was 10 at the time of the bombing, 39 when she 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

Yoneo, Yoshiko

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

ecasia000759
ecasia_a_000759

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
1974
Chugoku (region) Hiroshima (prefecture) Hiroshima (inhabited place)
1080086

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

1200 w x 801 h, 150 ppi

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/5370e4add87d9aafaa0149103bc21d62.jpg

Citation

Yoneo, Yoshiko, “Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 11 -- "Children crying as they looked at the red sky.",” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/3340.