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Pre-restoration view of the Market Square area, Williamsburg, Virginia, looking west on Duke of Gloucester Street from England Street. Pictured on the left are the Peninsula Garage, Peninsula Bank and the U.S. Post Office. Beyond is the First…

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North and west facades of the Williamsburg Hotel (formerly Bell's Hospital), Williamsburg, Virginia. This building was located on Market Square near the Powder Magazine, but was demolished during the restoration.

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Looking northwest across Market Square towards the St. George Tucker House, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1930

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John D. Rockefeller Jr.'s personal physician posing with a Colonial Williamsburg coachman in front of his carriage near Market Square.

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Exterior of the Powder Magazine, viewed from southeast looking toward the building's entrance, 1935. Among Williamsburg's original eighteenth-century buildings, the octagonal Powder Magazine has taken on many different functions over time.…

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Hand-colored lantern slide featuring photo of Courthouse of 1770 taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. One of the eighty-eight original structures at Colonial Williamsburg, the Courthouse stood on this site from 1770 onwards but underwent a number of minor…

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Lantern slide illustrated with a photo of the Powder Magazine covered in ivy. It depicts the structure soon after its initial purchase and restoration by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities in the late nineteenth-century.

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Recto of postcard illustrated with a photo of the Powder Magazine covered in a thick coat of ivy. Part of a series of photos taken by The Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, New York, and published by the Williamsburg Drug Co., the card dates to the era when…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring an illustration of the Powder Magazine and Guardhouse drawn by Charles H. Overly.

The caption reads: "In colonial times, the Magazine housed arms for the defense of Virginia. This building and the…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring an illustration of the Powder Magazine in 1910, soon after its restoration and opening as a small museum under the auspices of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

The octagonal Powder…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring a hand-colored photo of the Powder Magazine soon after its initial restoration by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

The octagonal Powder Magazine is an original eighteenth-century…

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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a view of the Powder Magazine soon after its initial restoration by the APVA. Published by Louis Kaufmann & Sons, the card offers a perspective looking south towards Francis Street..

The octagonal Powder…

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Recto and verso of postcard produced by The Albertype Co. to promote the Powder Magazine as an historic site after its initial preservation by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

The octagonal Powder Magazine is an…

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Recto of a late nineteenth-century postcard featuring a hand-colored photo of the Powder Magazine soon after its initial restoration by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

The octagonal Powder Magazine is an original…

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Hand-colored lantern slide featuring photo of Courthouse taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. It is the twenty-fourth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to illustrate the story of Dr. W.A.R.…

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A prominent colonial building still standing in Williamsburg in 1875, the Courthouse had played a more recent role in the Civil War as a hospital and morgue after the Battle of Williamsburg. Portions of the interior received significant damage during…

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The Powder Magazine, another extant colonial building, stood in dilapidated condition by 1870. It was constructed in 1715 to store the arms and ammunition sent for protection of the colony by Queen Anne. This view, looking southeast, shows the…

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Exterior of the Powder Magazine, looking southwest toward the building's entrance, 1933. Among Williamsburg's original eighteenth-century buildings, the octagonal Powder Magazine has taken on many different functions over time. Constructed in 1715…

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View toward Capitol, looking east down Duke of Gloucester Street, 1935. The east end of the Market Square lawn is visible in the foreground to the left.