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Interior of the Supper Room in the Governor's Palace, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1935. A Chinese wallpaper pattern is visible on the walls, though it has since been removed. Among the room's furnishings, an elegant marble-topped sideboard table…

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View of the House of Burgesses, Capitol, 1935. Located on the first floor (east wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, this room served as a place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to assemble to discuss legislative issues.…

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Apollo Room, 1935. The Apollo Room at the Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Dinners and dances rivaled in elegance those at the Palace and burgesses reconvened at the tavern when they…

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Begun in 1695, the construction of the Wren Building marked the birth of an academic center in colonial Virginia. A series of fires in 1705, 1859, and 1862 damaged parts of the structure but never completely destroyed exterior walls.

When the wing…

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View looking towards the fireplace in the Great Hall of the Wren Building, College of William and Mary. During the colonial era, the room served as a dining area for professors and students to gather for common meals. Members of the House of…

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Recto and verso of postcard published by Williamsburg resident Henry Dennison Cole and sold in his shop along Duke of Gloucester Street. An example of an early Divided Back postcard, it features a view of the sanctuary of Bruton Parish Church after…

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Recto and verso of postcard produced by The Albertype Company that features a view looking from the rear balcony down the nave of Bruton Parish Church towards the altar. The sanctuary retains the appearance that resulted from architect J. Stewart…

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Recto and verso of postcard depicting the interior of Bruton Parish Church published by the Albertype Company and distributed by H.D. Cole. View looking from the rear balcony down the nave of Bruton Parish Church towards the altar. The sanctuary…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring the interior of Bruton Parish Church looking towards the altar.

This pre-restoration view of the church interior dates to sometime between 1907 and 1930. It reflects changes made to the sanctuary as a result…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a color reproduction of a photo of the Governor's Palace Supper Room. A Chinese wallpaper pattern is visible on the walls, though it has since been removed. Among the room's…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a color photo of an African American costumed interpreter lighting a chandelier in the Supper Room of the Governor's Palace. This official Colonial Williamsburg postcard produced by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc.…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a color photo of the Upper Middle Room of the Governor's Palace.

The caption reads: "In the second-floor Palace sitting room, hand-tooled Spanish leather wall covering…

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Recto of an official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of the Family Dining Room in the Governor's Palace. The dining table is decorated for Christmas with a combination of pine boughs, magnolia leaves, fruit, and nuts.

The…

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Lantern slide featuring a photo of the Council Chamber on the second floor of the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, ca. 1935. It is the thirty-seventh slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to…

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Lantern slide featuring a photo of the House of Burgesses within the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, ca.1935. It is the thirty-fifth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to illustrate the…