|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
This black and white photograph depicts a group of young boys and girls, all dressed in uniforms, posing for a portrait, in Lake Village, also known as Lakeport, in the 1800s.
In the foreground are two rows of young boys and girls. The first row consists of two boys and three girls, all sitting. The boys are wearing uniforms of dark jackets and pants, white collared shirts, sashes across their chests and white hats. There are fringed scarfs/sashes on their laps. The girls are wearing long white dresses with sashes across their chests and hats except for the girl on the far right who is wearing a long plaid dress, sash, hat and is holding a fringed scarf/sash in her lap. The second row consists of one boy and four girls, all standing. Again, the boy is wearing a dark uniform, white collared shirt and hat and sash . The girls are older and are wearing dark dresses, white collars and white hats and sashes. The second girl from the right is believed to be Mary Heywood Weeks. In the background is a wall with a doorway on the far left. Written on the front, above the second row of boys and girls, above the second girl from the right is "M.F.H. Weeks". Also written on the front in the upper right corner is "M.H." On the back is written " Gift of Louise Hubba____ ( Her mother or grandmother)" and " Mary Heywood Weeks 4th in from door year ? 1800 + something ? ___, Lake Village".
|Repository||From the collections of Laconia Public Library|
Weeks, Mary Haywood
Doors & doorways