Eugene Guagneli and mother Luisa Guagneli

This is a colour snapshot of Eugene Guagneli and his mother Luisa Guagneli.  During World War II, Eugene was designated an enemy alien and his mother was one of four women imprisoned at Kingston Penitentiary.  Here, they are shown in a fenced garden area with large bushes full of pink and white flowers.  The background shows a wooded area of trees and shrubs.  Luisa is is wearing a knee length sleeveless dress with a lilac and white floral pattern.  Her white hair is pulled back and she has on a pair of black framed eyeglasses.  She is standing close to her son and leaning against him.  Eugene has his arm around his mother.  He is wearing white pants and a short sleeve light blue button shirt with a collar.  There are four pockets on the front of his shirt. Both are staring at the camera.

This was taken on the same day as DICEA2011.0008.0001

Luisa Guagneli was one of four women interned during World War II. Her son Eugene and her husband Arturo were designated as enemy aliens.