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Given a moment of free time during their visit to Williamsburg, the Lord Mayor of London (Denys Lowson) and his wife (Patricia Lowson) chose to visit Jamestown Island on September 4, 1951. Here, they can be seen posing with the statue of Pocahontas.…

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Mrs. Wattles posing with a group affiliated with the Austrian United Nations Organization in front of the Capitol, 1949.

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Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, Basil Brooke, and his wife, Lady Brooke, toured Colonial Williamsburg on April 23, 1950. Here they can be seen on their tour of the Capitol . Behind them can be seen the Peale portrait of George Washington.

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Patricia Lowson, Lady Mayoress of London, accompanied her husband Denys Lowson on his September 1951 tour of Colonial Williamsburg. Patricia was known for her energy and her interests that ranged from interior decorating to model trains. With her…

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Renowned Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini enjoys a tour of a garden in Colonial Williamsburg with a costumed interpreter. His 1950 visit came during the height of his popularity in the United States while conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra.

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Walt Disney visited Colonial Williamsburg numerous times, including this visit with some of his staff. Kenneth Chorley, President of Colonial Williamsburg, on right.

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President Harry S. Truman, flanked by several costumed interpreters, laughs as he descends the steps outside the Governor's Palace. President Truman was in Williamsburg in 1948 to receive an honorary degree from The College of William and Mary.…