Browse Items (93 total)

  • Collection: Selections from the Postcard Collection

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The Tayloe Office. Back of card reads: "The Tayloe Office, Williamsburg, Virginia. This office with its unusual bell-shaped roof served the wealthy planter Colonel John Tayloe when he came to Williamsburg as a member of the council."

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Postcard featuring a photo of the Brush-Everard House (now known as the Thomas Everard House) during a winter snow storm. Back of card reads: The Brush-Everard House, Williamsburg, Virginia. Built by gunsmith John Brush in 1717, this modest…

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Postcard featuring a photo of Robertson's Windmill soon after its reconstruction at the rear of the Peyton Randolph House property. Back of card reads: "Robertson's Windmill, Williamsburg, Virginia. This windmill is known as a post mill because…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring photo of the Carter-Saunders House (now known as the Robert Carter House.) Back of card reads: The Carter Saunders House, Williamsburg, Virginia. Erected early in the 18th century, this house was purchased by…

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Official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a view of the Tayloe House, Office, and Kitchen in the springtime.

Back of postcard reads: "Colonial Williamsburg, Tayloe House, Office, and Kitchen. Historic Area, Williamsburg, Virginia.…

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Lawson's Tourist Home, Rt. 60, Williamsburg. Advertised as 'just west of city' on US Route 60, with 10 rooms and 5 baths.

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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a view of the Merchants Square area at the west end of Duke of Gloucester Street.

This image of businesses in Block 23, in what is known as the Arcade Building, shows the evolution of uses on Merchant's…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring a view of the stocks and pillory when they were located outside the Public Gaol. The platform provided a popular photo opportunity for early tourists to Colonial Williamsburg, Now re-located to Market Square, the…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a scene from the orientation film "Williamsburg, The Story of a Patriot."

The caption reads: "This scene from the Paramount-Colonial Williamsburg film "Williamsburg - The Story…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of the front elevation of Berkeley Plantation.

Caption reads; "Most visited of the great James River plantations located along "scenic route five" between…

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Part of the Albertype Company series, this postcard depicts the John Blair House on Duke of Gloucester Street soon after its restoration to its eighteenth-century appearance.

The card's caption reads: "Throughout the eighteenth century this…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a Kodachrome photo by Walter H. Miller of the front entrance of the Williamsburg Lodge.

The caption reads: "The Lodge offers excellent and attractive accommodations at moderate rates, and also coffee…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a photo of golfers playing on the Spotswood Course behind the Williamsburg Inn.

The caption reads: "One of the many recreation facilities provided for guests of Williamsburg Inn…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of cabinetmakers at work inside Hay's Cabinetmaking Shop.

The card's caption reads: "The Cabinetmaker and his assistant work with hand tools of the eighteenth…

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Recto and verso of postcard produced by the Collotype Co. illustrated with a photo of a Colonial Williamsburg cabinetmaker at work in Anthony Hay's Cabinetmaking Shop.

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Recto and verso of postcard of the William Finnie House, once known as the Peyton Randolph House, published by H.D. Cole, News Dealer.

One of the eighty-eight original buildings at Colonial Williamsburg, the Finnie House is named after William…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of the library of the Peyton Randolph House.

The caption reads: "The library-office in the home of Peyton Randolph, one of the leading statesmen of colonial…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a photo of the George Wythe House as viewed from Palace Green, Williamsburg, Virginia. Created by the Albertype Co. and published by the Williamsburg Drug Co., the card dates to the early 1930s. It shows…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with an interior view of the George Wythe House kitchen, where several African American costumed interpreters are demonstrating colonial cooking techniques.

Caption reads: "The kitchen of the Wythe House was…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a photo of a costumed interpreter pausing just inside the door of the stair passage of the Peyton Randolph House.

The caption reads: "Elegant and spacious, this stair passage,…