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Wooden wall with shadow of a child’s shirt printed on

Wooden wall with shadow of a child’s shirt printed on Material
Name
Wooden wall with shadow of a child’s shirt printed on
Material
No
1-05-03-11-0002
Donation
Date
1968/5/29
Donor SYOHJI MORI
Explanation

This piece of wooden wall was used to repair a house which was 1.4km from the hypocenter in Shiroyama-machi (present day Kanahori-machi). It is remarkable that the shadow is still visible despite the 23 years it spent exposed to the elements before its donation. Nothing is known of the fate of the child whose shirt left this shadow, or of their family, nor that of the family who used this wood for repairs.