|Description: A framed print of a young boy with curly hair holding a cat. The picture is titled "Little Charles". Printed underneath the Picture: "Published by Haskell & Allen, 61 Hanover St. Boston, Mass." The picture has a small modern mat and is framed in a stained wood frame with glass.|
Margaret Helen Lawrence (nee Gray) was born on June 18, 1914 in Toronto. She graduated as a dietician in 1938 and that same year married her Bill Lawrence. Bill and Margaret settled in Port Credit in 1950 and together raised four children: three boys and one girl. Between the years 1962 and 1964, Margaret served as Port Credit’s representative on the South Peel Board of Education. In 1968 she became the secretary for the Toronto Township Historical Foundation and remained a board member until 1988. Margaret was also an active member of the Mississauga South Historical Society and a volunteer for the Mormon Genealogical Library in Mississauga, she passed away on September 12, 1998.
The print comes from the lithographic company of Haskell & Allen Co. in Boston, Mass. They started their business in 1869 and went bankrupt in 1878. Information obtained at: http://www.philaprintshop.com/onstone.html#H.