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  • Tags: Royal Coats of Arms

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Detail view of the royal coat of arms above one of the brick arches on the exterior of the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa early 1930s. As work on the Capitol's reconstruction progressed, such architectural details conveyed the symbolic…

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This image of the reconstructed Capitol shows its south and west facades. Rounded apsidal ends derive from Roman basilicas which contained such features in which public magistrates officiated. Completed during the reign of Queen Anne, the original…

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Recto and verso of postcard depicting the rear elevation and ballroom wing of the Governor's Palace as viewed through a pleached arbor in the formal garden. This card is part of a series featuring photos taken by the Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, New…

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Hand-colored lantern slide featuring photo of the Capitol taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. It is the thirty-third 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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Recto of postcard depicting General Court inside the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, published by Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. and printed by The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, NY

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Exterior view of the Governor's Palace Ballroom Wing and formal gardens, north facade, as seen through an elaborate clairvoyée (wrought-iron gate) behind the Palace, 1933. The Ballroom Wing of the Palace, featured in the background, was built as an…

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Exterior view through a wrought-iron gate of the north facade of the Governor's Palace Ballroom Wing and formal gardens, 1933. In the background stands the Ballroom Wing, an addition constructed during the early 1750s by Governor Robert Dinwiddie,…

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Exterior view of the north and west facades of the Governor's Palace and formal gardens, looking southeast from the pleached hornbeam arbor behind the Palace, 1933. In the background stands the ballroom wing, an addition constructed during the 1750s,…

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Exterior of the Capitol building, south facade, viewed from the southwest, 1933. The brick wall and southern entry gate are in the foreground, and in the background, the royal coat of arms is visible on the cupola above the entrance to the building.…

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Interior detail of a pediment above a door in the Ballroom of the Governor's Palace, 1935. The pediment exhibits richly carved neo-classical ornamentation and the royal coat of arms of the kingdom of Great Britain. Among the room's furnishings, a…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, northwest facade, 1935. In the foreground, the rear entrance and ballroom wing of the building is visible, while the main wing of the Governor's Palace stands in the background. The ballroom wing was built as an…

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Interior of Governor's Palace, detail of the fireplace in the main entrance hall, 1935. Richly carved wooden wall paneling, marble floor tiling, and a marble mantelpiece exhibit the wealth and power of the royal governor, who served as the Crown's…

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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 two female costumed interpreters (once called "hostesses"), dressed in gowns…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, featuring the rear entrance and ballroom wing of the building, 1935. The ballroom wing was built as an addition during the 1750s. Above its doors, a painted carving of the royal coat of arms is…

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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 two female costumed interpreters (once referred to as "hostesses"), dressed…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, featuring the rear entrance and ballroom wing of the building, 1935. The ballroom wing was built as an addition during the 1750s. Above its doors, a painted carving of the royal coat of arms is…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, featuring the rear entrance and ballroom wing of the building, 1935. The ballroom wing was built as an addition during the 1750s. Above its doors, a painted carving of the royal coat of arms is…

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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…
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