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A postcard set titled "Greetings from Historic Williamsburg. A Collection of images from Colonial Williamsburg." The cover page includes the Governor's Palace, a view of the Palace gardens, and the interior of Bruton Parish Church. Page two has…

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

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Hand-colored photograph of St. George Tucker House, 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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A section of a garden parterre featuring a decorative shell border is shown along a brick pathway in an unidentified garden at Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s.

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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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A costumed interpreter pauses at the top of the steps leading to the canal on the Governor's Palace grounds, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s.

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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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A Chinoiserie style footbridge in the Governor's Palace garden arches gracefully over the canal, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s.

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View of the Governor's Palace canal, 1935. The canal, in addition to the garden terraces to the left (also known as "falling gardens") and Ice House (out of view), are original eighteenth-century features of the Palace gardens. The structure to the…

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View of the Governor's Palace canal, circa 1935. The canal, in addition to the garden terraces to the left (also known as "falling gardens") and Ice House (out of view), are original eighteenth-century features of the Palace gardens. In the distance,…

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View of the garden terraces, also known as "falling gardens," leading down towards the Governor's Palace canal, circa 1935. The canal, in addition to the garden terraces, are original eighteenth-century features of the Palace gardens.

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View of the Governor's Palace garden terraces, also known as "falling gardens," 1935. In the foreground, a female costumed interpreter (originally referred to as a "hostess") sits on a bench. These falling gardens, in addition to the canal (at base…

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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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View of the Revolutionary War burial ground, behind the formal gardens of the Governor's Palace, 1935. Soldiers' bodies were interred here when the Palace served as a hospital during the Revolution. The structure to the far right, built into the…

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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 looking from the maze across the formal garden towards the Ballroom Wing of the Governor's Palace, 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…