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Exterior view of the north and west facades of the Governor's Palace and formal gardens, looking southeast from the pleached hornbeam arbor behind the Palace, 1933. In the background stands the ballroom wing, an addition constructed during the 1750s,…

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This view from the pleached hornbeam arbor at the Governor’s Palace shows the north and west facades. The ballroom wing, an addition during the 1750s, includes the royal arms in its pedimented gable. Gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include…

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Exterior view through a wrought-iron gate of the north facade of the Governor's Palace Ballroom Wing and formal gardens, 1933. In the background stands the Ballroom Wing, an addition constructed during the early 1750s by Governor Robert Dinwiddie,…

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View of the formal gardens behind the Governor's Palace, flanking one side of the Ballroom Wing, 1933. These gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include boxwood parterres and one dozen large cylindrical shrubs known as the Twelve Apostles, a…

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Boxwood plants await planting in the Governor's Palace gardens under the protective covering of wooden lattices.

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Boxwood hedges and flowering trees accent a walled garden within the grounds of the Governor's Palace, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s.

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Exterior view of the Governor's Palace Ballroom Wing and formal gardens, north facade, as seen through an elaborate clairvoyée (wrought-iron gate) behind the Palace, 1933. The Ballroom Wing of the Palace, featured in the background, was built as an…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, viewed from behind the Palace, 1935. In the foreground, standing along the central path of the Palace's formal gardens, are three female costumed interpreters (once called "hostesses"), dressed in…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, featuring the rear entrance and ballroom wing of the building, 1935. The ballroom wing was built as an addition during the 1750s. Above its doors, a painted carving of the royal coat of arms is…

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View of the Revolutionary War burial ground, behind the formal gardens of the Governor's Palace, 1935. Soldiers' bodies were interred here when the Palace served as a hospital during the Revolution. The structure to the far right, built into the…

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View of the Revolutionary War burial ground, behind the formal gardens of the Governor's Palace, 1935. Soldiers' bodies were interred here when the Palace served as a hospital during the Revolution. The main entrance gate to the cemetery is at…

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Overhead view of the Palace Green, looking south from the Governor's Palace, 1935. Palace Street rings the Green. Formal gardens are visible in the forecourt of the Palace, while a carriage drawn by two horses stands outside the front gate. Two male…

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Overhead view of the Palace Green, looking south through a window of the Governor's Palace. Palace Street rings the Green. At the front gate of the Palace stands a gowned female costumed interpreter (once referred to as a "hostess"), while a carriage…

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View of the formal gardens behind the Governor's Palace, flanking one side of the Ballroom Wing, 1935. These gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include boxwood parterres and one dozen large cylindrical shrubs known as the Twelve Apostles, a…

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View of the pathways and gardens adjacent to the Revolutionary War burial ground, with entrance gate to the cemetery at left, 1935. This Revolutionary War burial ground is located behind the formal gardens of the Governor's Palace. Soldiers' bodies…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, viewed from behind the Palace, 1935. In the foreground, standing along the central path of the Palace's formal gardens, are three female costumed interpreters (once called "hostesses"), dressed in…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, featuring a rear elevation view of the north and west facades from the pleached hornbeam arbor behind the Palace, 1935. In the background stands the ballroom wing, an addition during the 1750s, and the royal arms…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, viewed from behind the Palace, 1935. In the foreground, standing along the central path of the Palace's formal gardens, are two female costumed interpreters (once referred to as "hostesses"), dressed…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, featuring the rear entrance and ballroom wing of the building, 1935. The ballroom wing was built as an addition during the 1750s. Above its doors, a painted carving of the royal coat of arms is…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, viewed from behind the Palace, 1935. In the foreground, standing along the central path of the Palace's formal gardens, are two female costumed interpreters (once called "hostesses"), dressed in gowns…
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