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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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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 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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Rear elevation of the Custis Tenement, once known as the Maupin House, as it appeared from the west in 1932. Landscape architect Arthur A. Shurcliff designed the formal boxwood garden laid out in parterres between brick pathways and based it upon a…

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Recto of an official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a view looking down from the Governor's Palace cupola on the formal garden behind the Ballroom Wing.

The card offers a view of the formal gardens behind the Governor's Palace,…

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Lantern slide featuring photo taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935 looking down on the formal garden of the Governor's Palace from a second story window. It is the forty-third slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles,…

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Hand-colored lantern slide featuring a photo of the formal garden behind the Robert Carter House, formerly known as the Carter-Saunders House, taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. It is the sixteenth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co.…

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View of the formal gardens behind the Governor's Palace, flanking one side of the Ballroom Wing, 1933. These gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include boxwood parterres and one dozen large cylindrical shrubs known as the Twelve Apostles, a…

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View of the exterior of the James Galt House taken from the left to show the boxwood garden adjacent to the residence. James Galt served as a keeper at the Public Hospital and constructed the house in its original location on the hospital grounds in…

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View of the exterior of the James Galt House taken from the left to show the boxwood garden adjacent to the residence. James Galt served as a keeper at the Public Hospital and constructed the house in its original location on the hospital grounds in…

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View of the exterior of the James Galt House taken from the left to show the garden with geometric parterres adjacent to the residence. James Galt served as a keeper at the Public Hospital and constructed the house in its original location on the…

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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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View of the formal pleasure garden at the Coke-Garrett House taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Several brick paths lead past geometric parterres towards a circular parterre in the garden's center. Each parterre is outlined with rows of small boxwood…

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View of a brick pathway leading through a portion of the Coke-Garrett House garden 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 during the…

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View of the Coke-Garrett House taken from the garden 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 features a…

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View of the Coke-Garrett House, taken from the garden by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Three costumed interpreters or "hostesses" stand along a brick pathway in the boxwood garden adjacent to the house. Once the eighteenth-century residence of silversmith…

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Governor's Palace, elevated view of holly garden adjoining east or west side of the Palace, immediately behind the Advance Buildings, 1935. This holly garden is laid out in a formal parterre pattern. Landscape architect Arthur Shurcliff drew…

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Overhead view of holly garden on the east side of the Governor's Palace, immediately behind the Advance Buildings, 1935. Located in a courtyard between the Governor's Palace East Advance Building and various outbuildings, the holly garden is laid…

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Governor's Palace, overhead view of holly garden on the east side of the Palace, immediately behind the Advance Buildings, 1935. Located in a courtyard between the Governor's Palace East Advance Building and various outbuildings, the holly garden is…