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Hand-colored photograph of St. George Tucker House, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's

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Hand-colored photograph of rear view of the Ballroom Wing of the Governor's Palace, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's

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Boxwood hedges and flowering trees accent a walled garden within the grounds of the Governor's Palace, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s.

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Geometric parterres form a small courtyard garden beside the outbuildings on the left side of the Governor's Palace complex, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1935.

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, viewed from behind the Palace, 1935. In the foreground, standing along the central path of the Palace's formal gardens, are three female costumed interpreters (once called "hostesses"), dressed in…

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Overhead view of the Palace Green, looking south from the Governor's Palace, 1935. Palace Street rings the Green. Formal gardens are visible in the forecourt of the Palace, while a carriage drawn by two horses stands outside the front gate. Two male…

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View of brick path leading towards the Coke-Garrett House, taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Once the eighteenth-century residence of silversmith John Coke, the house later became the home of the Garrett family in the nineteenth century. The garden…

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View looking from the garden towards the rear of the Coke-Garrett House. Once the eighteenth-century residence of silversmith John Coke, the house later became the home of the Garrett family in the nineteenth century. The garden features a…

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View of the formal garden behind the Robert Carter House taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Geometric parterres bordered with boxwood hedges are intersected by brick pathways to create an ornate and orderly vista. The necessary or privy is situated at…

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Boxwood plants await planting in the Governor's Palace gardens under the protective covering of wooden lattices.

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Boxwood plants arriving on Chesapeake & Ohio railroad cars behind the Governor's Palace during the installation of the complex's extensive formal garden in the early 1930s.

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A large boxwood plant awaiting installation in the Governor's Palace formal garden, circa early 1930s.

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Remnants of boxwood and an ornamental bench provide a pre-restoration view of the garden behind the Coke-Garrett House.

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Tulips and boxwood hedges surround a green in an unidentified garden in Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area.

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This view looking northeast at the St. George Tucker property shows one of the Historic Area's original eighteenth-century houses, when still occupied by descendants of the original builder. Later additions and outbuildings have been removed and…

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Hand-colored lantern slide featuring a photo of the St. George Tucker House Kitchen taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935.

This view is looking from the boxwood garden towards the eastern end of the St. George Tucker House. St. George Tucker, a law…

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Lantern slide depicting a typical grouping of colonial outbuildings and fences situated in a garden behind an unidentified home in Colonial Williamsburg.

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Lantern slide featuring a man dwarfed by huge boxwood hedges at an unidentified location, possibly in Virginia.