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Catalog Number 2009.3.1
Object Name Postcard
Title Postcard of Joe Lawrence at Old Home Week
Date 1908
Year Range from 1908
Year Range to 1908
Description B&W picture of 7 foot tall man named Joe Lawrence, wearing a dress, in a Old Home Week parade.The picture focuses on Lawrence who is in the center of the picture, looking straight on to the camera, while walking. On the right hand side, in front of Lawrence there is what appears to be a part of a wheel. In the background a crowd of people stand looking on with buildings behind them, and flags hanging overhead. People can be seen in the windows of the building watching the parade as well.
On the back it is written that, "This is the only one I have got left of Guelph Old Home week procession. It is a man standing seven feet in a lady dress representing a firm from Toronto."
People Lawrence, Joe
Search Terms Old Home Week
Subjects SPECIAL EVENTS - PARADES
SPECIAL EVENTS - OLD HOME WEEK