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View of the Governor's Palace canal, circa 1935. The canal, in addition to the garden terraces to the left (also known as "falling gardens") and Ice House (out of view), are original eighteenth-century features of the Palace gardens. In the distance,…

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View of the garden terraces, also known as "falling gardens," leading down towards the Governor's Palace canal, circa 1935. The canal, in addition to the garden terraces, are original eighteenth-century features of the Palace gardens.

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Overhead view of outbuildings flanking the Governor's Palace to the west, 1935. The brick buildings in the back (side by side, facing the camera) are the Scullery and Palace Kitchen. Directly in front of the Palace Kitchen is the whitewashed…

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View looking through the front gate towards the entrance of the Governor's Palace, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa early 1930s. Taken by contract photographer Frank Nivison to document progress on the reconstruction of the Palace complex, the slide…

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The Virginia Electric and Power (VEPCO) Building once stood adjacent to the site of the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia. This photo from circa 1930 shows the structure just prior to its demolition as part of the process of reconstructing…

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Boxwood plants arriving on Chesapeake & Ohio railroad cars behind the Governor's Palace during the installation of the complex's extensive formal garden in the early 1930s.

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A large boxwood plant awaiting installation in the Governor's Palace formal garden, circa early 1930s.

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Remnants of boxwood and an ornamental bench provide a pre-restoration view of the garden behind the Coke-Garrett House.

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Pre-restoration view along Block 14 of Duke of Gloucester Street, site of the present day Catherine Blaikley House and Durfey Shop. Located on the south side of the street, the Luttrell Building housed several small businesses and a post office.

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View of a paper mulberry tree ringed by boxwood hedges in the garden behind Bassett Hall, Williamsburg, Virginia, mid-1930s. Artist Charles Sheeler would later paint this same tree in an oil painting titled "Bassett Hall" given to Abby Aldrich…

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Lantern slide depicting a typical grouping of colonial outbuildings and fences situated in a garden behind an unidentified home in Colonial Williamsburg.

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View of the front elevation of the Ludwell-Paradise House as featured on a lantern slide produced by A.D. Handy Co. One of the eighty-eight original eighteenth-century buildings at Colonial Williamsburg, the house played an important role in the…

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View of the east end of the Coke-Garrett House, once known as the Lottie Garrett House. The western portion served as the eighteenth-century residence of silversmith John Coke, while the central Greek Revival style portion was constructed in the…

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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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View of the Levingston Kitchen from across Palace Street. Located on the East side of Palace Green, the kitchen is the only structure that remains from a housing complex constructed by William Levingston in the early eighteenth-century. Levingston is…

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Begun in 1695, the construction of the Wren Building marked the birth of an academic center in colonial Virginia. A series of fires in 1705, 1859, and 1862 damaged parts of the structure but never completely destroyed exterior walls.

When the wing…

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Exterior view of the Wren Building at the College of William and Mary. Begun in 1695, the construction of the Wren Building marked the birth of an academic center in colonial Virginia. One of the oldest academic structures in the United States, the…

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A man examines a gate opening onto a brick pathway leading towards a house in Amersham, England.

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Street scene in Amersham, England looking towards a brick home.

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Wrought iron gate with ball and chain weight on Windsor Castle grounds,
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