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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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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a view of a carriage passing the front of the Peyton Randolph House, Williamsburg, Virginia. Back of card reads: "Home to one of colonial America's leading statesmen."

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Recto and verso of postcard with an illustration of costumed interpreters standing in front of the of the Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Virginia. Back of card reads: After 250 years, this "strong sweet Prison" remains grim evidence of crime and…

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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a pre-restoration photo of the Thomas Everard House when known as the Audrey House, Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring a photo of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Williamsburg, Virginia. Back of card reads: "This building houses the comprehensive collection of American folk art, assembled by the late Mrs. John D.…

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The Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Virginia. Back of card reads: "The Gaol was built, it is believed, soon after 1715. With the removal of the Capitol to Richmond, the old gaol was given to the city of Williamsburg. "Debtors, criminals and…

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The Tayloe Office. Back of card reads: "The Tayloe Office, Williamsburg, Virginia. This office with its unusual bell-shaped roof served the wealthy planter Colonel John Tayloe when he came to Williamsburg as a member of the council."

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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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Postcard featuring a photo of Robertson's Windmill soon after its reconstruction at the rear of the Peyton Randolph House property. Back of card reads: "Robertson's Windmill, Williamsburg, Virginia. This windmill is known as a post mill because…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring photo of the Carter-Saunders House (now known as the Robert Carter House.) Back of card reads: The Carter Saunders House, Williamsburg, Virginia. Erected early in the 18th century, this house was purchased by…

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Official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a view of the Tayloe House, Office, and Kitchen in the springtime.

Back of postcard reads: "Colonial Williamsburg, Tayloe House, Office, and Kitchen. Historic Area, Williamsburg, Virginia.…

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Lawson's Tourist Home, Rt. 60, Williamsburg. Advertised as 'just west of city' on US Route 60, with 10 rooms and 5 baths.

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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a view of the Merchants Square area at the west end of Duke of Gloucester Street.

This image of businesses in Block 23, in what is known as the Arcade Building, shows the evolution of uses on Merchant's…

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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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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a scene from the orientation film "Williamsburg, The Story of a Patriot."

The caption reads: "This scene from the Paramount-Colonial Williamsburg film "Williamsburg - The Story…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of the front elevation of Berkeley Plantation.

Caption reads; "Most visited of the great James River plantations located along "scenic route five" between…

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Part of the Albertype Company series, this postcard depicts the John Blair House on Duke of Gloucester Street soon after its restoration to its eighteenth-century appearance.

The card's caption reads: "Throughout the eighteenth century this…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a Kodachrome photo by Walter H. Miller of the front entrance of the Williamsburg Lodge.

The caption reads: "The Lodge offers excellent and attractive accommodations at moderate rates, and also coffee…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a photo of golfers playing on the Spotswood Course behind the Williamsburg Inn.

The caption reads: "One of the many recreation facilities provided for guests of Williamsburg Inn…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of cabinetmakers at work inside Hay's Cabinetmaking Shop.

The card's caption reads: "The Cabinetmaker and his assistant work with hand tools of the eighteenth…