Carter- Saunders House, Williamsburg, Va.

Title

Carter- Saunders House, Williamsburg, Va.

Subject

Postcards - Virginia - Williamsburg
Robert Carter House (Williamsburg, Va.)
Historic buildings - Virginia - Williamsburg
Architecture, Domestic - Virginia - Williamsburg
Block 30-2. Building 13.

Description

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 the Colony to serve as the temporary residence of Governor Dinwiddie in 1751 while the Palace near-by was being repaired and enlarged. It was later the home of Robert Carter Nicholas, Treasurer of the Colony, and of Robert Carter of Nomini Hall. Still later, it was the home of Robert Saunders, President of the College of William and Mary. Restored.

Creator

Albertype Co.

Publisher

The Williamsburg Drug Co., Williamsburg, VA

Date

Circa 1930

Is Part Of

Postcard Collection

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

AVPC-093-R
AVPC-093-V

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 5.5 inches

Files

AVPC-093-R.jpg
AVPC-093-V.jpg

Citation

Albertype Co., “Carter- Saunders House, Williamsburg, Va.,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed August 23, 2017, http://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/1529.