Gaspard Gabriel Quagliata (1909-1966), who
we believe is the grandson of Giuseppe Quagliata (1840?-1920?) and a
member of the Caltanissetta, Sicily family, owned a wrought iron
enterprise in Agadir, Morocco from 1950-1960. Gaspard's grandson,
Stéphane Quagliata (b.1971), sent us an old photo card of the harbor at
Agadir and in it you can see Gaspard's shop and his sign. The
card, in its original hand coloring, is shown below (the full size scan
can be seen by clicking here).
The harbor at Agadir, Morocco c.1955
This is a blow up of the middle of the left side of the photo card
above. Gaspard Quagliata's ironworks sign is in front of the
This is a blow up of the center portion of the image above.
Here you can see Gaspard Quagliata's sign and can just make out the
Our thanks to Stéphane for
sharing this interesting photo card.
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