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Catalog Number L2007.0031.0001.0099-D
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description This black and white photograph depicts Andrew Childs and Lou Joyce sitting on an automobile in front of Guay's Paint Shop in Laconia in 1919.

In the foreground is a paved area. In the middleground is an automobile with lettering on the side stating " Paints, Oils ____". Sitting on the automobile on the left is Andrew Childs wearing a suit and bow tie and hat. There is a boutonniere on his left lapel. Sitting on the right is Lou Joyce wearing a shirt and pants. In the background is Guay's Paint Shop with a doorway and screened door in the middle with windows on each side of the door. There is a sign above the entrance stating "______" (unclear because of the angle of the picture). There are banners/awnings over the windows on the outside. There is a boy standing behind the automobile on the far left. Also on the far left is the edge of another building with clapboard siding. There are trees in the far background on the far left as well. Written directly on the picture is "1919".Written below the picture in the album is " Guay's Paint Shop. A.C. & Lou Joyce.". Written in the center of the page is " Year 1919. The War is over" which refers to all the pictures on this page in the album.

Date 1919
Collection Childs Collection
Earliest Date 1919
Latest Date 1919
Place Laconia
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
People Childs, Andrew
Guay
Joyce, Lou
Unknown Boy
Guay, John M.
Search Terms Laconia
Guay's Paint Shop
Subjects 1910s
Men
Boys
Buildings
Stores & shops
Retail stores
Paint industry
Business districts
Entrances
Doors & doorways
Doorways
Windows
Awnings
Banners
Signs
Automobiles
Transportation
Suits (Clothing)
Bow ties
Hats
Shirts
Pants
Clapboard siding
Flags

Trees