Hiromi Tsuchida

Geta (wooden clog)

c. 1979-1982, printed 1994
Miyoko Inoue (15 at the time) was doing fire prevention work with other students under the Student Mobilization Order, at a place 500 meters from the hypocenter. All the students died. This is what her mother, Tomiko found near the hypocenter, where she searched for her daughter for three months after the bombing. Her daughter's body was not found.
Title
Geta (wooden clog)
Date
c. 1979-1982, printed 1994
Medium
Photograph
Materials
gelatin silver print
Dimensions
60.4 x 50.5 cm; image: 37.8 x 30 cm
Nationality
Japanese
Credit line
Gift of the artist, Tokyo, 1994
Accession number
37503