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Interior of the Governor's Bedroom in the Governor's Palace, view toward the bed, 1935. Interior furnishings and decor reflect curators' views in the 1930s as to how Williamsburg's historic interiors may have looked in the eighteenth century.…

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View of the southeast bedchamber at the Governor's Palace as it appeared in the 1930s. Surviving inventories of colonial governors provided guidance to curatorial staff as they furnished the reconstructed Palace.

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View looking across the Governor's Palace Ballroom towards the door leading into the Supper Room. The pediment exhibits richly carved neo-classical ornamentation and the royal coat of arms of the kingdom of Great Britain.

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of the library of the Peyton Randolph House.

The caption reads: "The library-office in the home of Peyton Randolph, one of the leading statesmen of colonial…

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Lantern slide featuring a photo of the Council Chamber on the second floor of the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, ca. 1935. It is the thirty-seventh slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to…

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Lantern slide featuring photo taken by F.S. Lincoln looking towards the fireplace in the Daphne Room of the Raleigh Tavern, 1935. It is the thirty-first slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now…

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Lantern slide featuring a photo taken by F.S. Lincoln of the Daphne Room in the Raleigh Tavern as it appeared in 1935. It is the thirtieth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to illustrate…

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Lantern slide featuring photo taken by F.S. Lincoln of the west end of the Great Room, Market Square Tavern, in 1935. It is the twenty-seventh slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to…

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Interior view of the Governor’s Palace Kitchen, featuring a female costumed interpreter in the role of an enslaved cook or scullery maid, 1933. The Governor's Palace (and its outbuildings, like the Palace Kitchen) opened to the public in 1934. In…

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View looking towards the fireplace of the Wren Building's Great Hall, College of William & Mary, taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Professors and students gathered at the long tables and benches to dine and converse during the colonial era. The room…

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View of the Great Hall of the Wren Building, College of William & Mary, taken by F.S. Lincoln, 1935. The bust of George Washington looks out over the tables and benches of the room where professors and students gathered to dine during the colonial…

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View looking towards the fireplace in the Blue Room of the Wren Building, College of William & Mary, taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Begun in 1695, the construction of the Wren Building marked the birth of an academic center in colonial Virginia. A…

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Interior of the Study in the Governor's Palace, 1935. Interior furnishings and decor reflect curators' views in the 1930s as to how Williamsburg's historic interiors may have looked in the eighteenth century. Nevertheless, with new research…

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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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Detail photo of fireplace in the Great Room of the Market Square Tavern taken by F.S. Lincoln, 1935. The original tavern structure burned down in 1859 but the remains of the original foundations allowed for the restoration of the building to its…

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View of the west end of the Great Room of the Market Square Tavern taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. The original tavern structure burned down in 1859 but the remains of the original foundations allowed for the restoration of the building to its…

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View of the west end of the Great Room of the Market Square Tavern taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. The original tavern structure burned down in 1859 but the remains of the original foundations allowed for the restoration of the building to its…

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Interior of the Raleigh Tavern's Common Dining Room, 1935. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Burned to the ground in 1859, the tavern was reconstructed from published illustrations, insurance policies, and…

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Interior of the Raleigh Tavern's Daphne dining room, 1935. The family portrait on the wall, entitled Family Group With Two Servants, was painted in England in 1790 (accession #1939-290).  Under the portrait, two mahogany knife boxes (accession…

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Apollo Room, 1935. The Apollo Room at the Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Dinners and dances rivaled in elegance those at the Palace and burgesses reconvened at the tavern when…
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