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  • Tags: Advance Buildings

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Hand-colored photograph of the Governor's Palace viewed from Palace Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's

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Landscape plan for the Governor's Palace, Williamsburg, Virginia, offering an aerial view of the formal gardens, kitchen garden, canal, terraced gardens, maze, and icehouse.

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Exterior of Governor's Palace, view of front gate, 1935. A female costumed interpreter (once called a "hostess") stands in a gown at the front gate, while a carriage drawn by two horses stands in the front drive. Two male costumed interpreters,…

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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 a photo of the northeast elevation of the Governor's Palace taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. It is the thirty-ninth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to…

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Recto and verso of Colonial Williamsburg postcard published by The Albertype Co. in the 1930s. It features a horse-drawn carriage positioned in front of the entrance gate of the Governor's Palace. The east Advance Building is visible in the…

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Exterior of the western Advance Building of the Governor's Palace, 1933.  Reconstructed between March 1932 and April 1934, the western Advance Building likely served varying functions over time.  According to architectural historian Ed Chappel (the…

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Exterior of Governor's Palace, looking to the northeast from the Robert Carter house, 1933. “The Governor’s Palace was an important element in [Williamsburg’s] great civic design. Sited at the end of a broad, imposing green, the governor’s residence…

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Overhead view of holly garden on the east side of the Governor's Palace, immediately behind the Advance Buildings, 1935. Located in a courtyard between the Governor's Palace East Advance Building and various outbuildings, the holly garden is laid…

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Governor's Palace, overhead view of holly garden on the east side of the Palace, immediately behind the Advance Buildings, 1935. Located in a courtyard between the Governor's Palace East Advance Building and various outbuildings, the holly garden is…

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Exterior of Governor's Palace, view of front gate, 1935. A female costumed interpreter (once called a "hostess") stands in a gown at the front gate, while a carriage drawn by two horses stands in the front drive. Two male costumed interpreters,…

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Exterior of Governor's Palace, view from the northeast, 1935. This image of the Governor's Palace, shown as it was first reconstructed, includes features and details that changed with later research and investigation. Wrought-iron gates and the…
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