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Catalog Number 1986.18.230
Object Name Postcard
Title Home of Laura Lemon, Guelph
Date 1925
Year Range from 1925
Year Range to 1925
Description Tinted, divided back, postcard with correspondence and 2-cent postage stamp on back. It is a view of tree covered east bank of Speed River showing birthplace of Laura Lemon (back of home). There is a row boat with 2 boys on river in foreground. There is correspondence from Sarah H. to 16 Central St. to Mrs. Will Girvine, Tillsonburg. Postmarked 1925.
front "BIRTHPLACE OF LAURA LEMON, COMPOSER OF 'MY AIN FOLK, GUELPH, ONT. CANADA" back "PUBLISHED BY THE VALENTINE AND SON UNITED PUBLISHING CO. LTD. TORONTO" "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN"
People Lemon, Laura
Hammill, Sarah
Search Terms Speed River
Arthur Street
Subjects SCENES - RIVERS/LAKES
ARCHITECTURE - DOMESTIC EXTERIOR
SPORTS - BOATING
Dimensions 3.19/5.16 - Length/Width