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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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Semple House (now William Finnie House) Kitchen, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's

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Palmer House garden and stable, ca. 1937. At the time this photo was taken, the stable stood on the Palmer property, but was later moved to the Nelson Galt House.

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Colonial Williamsburg's first interior decorator, Susan Higginson Nash leaning against a fence and talking to unidentified person behind Little England, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1930

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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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Teahouse in the garden behind the Travis House restaurant when it was located on Block 13 along Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1935.

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View through a window of the Governor's Palace Kitchen, Williamsburg, Virginia, looking towards the kitchen garden, where a costumed interpreter is at work, 1935.

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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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Herbs and vegetables growing in an unidentified garden at Colonial Williamsburg. Brick pathways divide planter boxes filled with a variety of plants used by colonial cooks. A necessary or privy is visible at the back of the garden in a private spot…

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An unidentified vegetable garden at Colonial Williamsburg. Often known as a kitchen garden, such plots provided space behind a colonial dwelling to grow vegetables and herbs for the household. A necessary or privy stands adjacent to the garden in a…

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Rows of tulips line a pathway in a garden behind a house and associated outbuilding in Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area, circa late 1930s.

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View of the front elevation of the William Finnie House (formerly known as the James Semple House) taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. One of the eighty-eight original buildings at Colonial Williamsburg, the Finnie House is named after William Finnie. He…

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Exterior view of the Public Gaol and pillory. Opened as an exhibition building in April 1936, the Public Gaol is one of eighty-eight original buildings in the Historic Area that have been restored to their eighteenth-century appearance. Criminals…

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Opened as an exhibition building in April 1936, the Public Gaol is one of eighty-eight original buildings in Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area that have been restored to their eighteenth-century appearance. The structure included cells for the…

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