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Jack Muro Amache Photo Album

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Sumo Tournament

Jack captured the overall atmosphere of the Amache Sumo Tournament, showing the excited crowds surrounding the sumo combat platform. The combat area is usually a circle almost 15-feet in diameter called a dohyo. The roof suspended over the dohyo is symbolic of a Shinto shrine (Wikipedia).

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Sumo Tournament
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Gift of Jack Muro, Japanese American National Museum (2012.2.53) Copyright is held by the Japanese American National Museum. Short-term educational use with limited circulation is permitted. For all other uses, ... More »

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