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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring an interior view of a prisoner's cell within the Public Gaol. The Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, NY produced some of the earliest official postcards for Colonial Williamsburg. This one promoted the newly restored…

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Recto and verso of an official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring the interior of the Governor's Palace Kitchen. An African American costumed interpreter shells beans in a chair beside the large open fireplace. She is surrounded by colonial…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard depicting an African American costumed interpreter shelling beans by the fireplace in the Governor's Palace Kitchen. Published by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc., the card is an example of a 1950s…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring an African American costumed interpreter known as "Aunt Mary" who demonstrated colonial cooking techniques in the Governor's Palace Kitchen during the 1930s. This postcard is part of a series produced by The…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a color photo of the Upper Middle Room of the Governor's Palace.

The caption reads: "In the second-floor Palace sitting room, hand-tooled Spanish leather wall covering…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a drawing by Charles H. Overly of the Governor's Palace Kitchen. The sketch depicts two costumed interpreters demonstrating colonial food preparation techniques by the large open fireplace. Overly…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a color photo of a costumed African American interpreter shelling beans by the fire. Published by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc. for Colonial Williamsburg, the card is an example of…

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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 Apollo Room in the Raleigh Tavern as it appeared in 1935. It is the twenty-ninth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to…

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

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Lantern slide featuring a photo taken by F.S. Lincoln of the Dining Room in the Travis House as it appeared in 1935. It is the twenty-sixth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to…

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Lantern slide featuring a photo of the interior of the Great Hall of the Wren Building, College of William & Mary, taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. It is the eighth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now…

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Postcard depicting the interior of King's Arms Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia, published by Colonial Williamsburg, Inc., ca. 1950s.

The caption reads: "King's Arms Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia. Meals served in the seven dining rooms of the…

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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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A popular restaurant for tourists in the 1930s, the Travis House stood for a period of time along Duke of Gloucester Street on the site formerly occupied by the Palace Theatre. Its menu featured dishes inspired by colonial recipes. The structure…

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Interior view of the Public Gaol Keeper's Quarters, 1935. Opened as an exhibition building in April 1936,  the Public Gaol is one of the surviving  original buildings restored to its eighteenth-century appearance.  This room served as a place for the…

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View looking towards the fireplace in the Great Hall, Wren Building, College of William & Mary, taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. During the colonial era, the room served as a dining area for professors and students to gather for common meals. Members…

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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 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 detail of the fireplace mantelpiece in the West Bedroom of the Governor's Palace, 1935. The mantelpiece is inlaid with Delft tile. "The facing that surround the fireplace is of Dutch tile as elsewhere in the Palace. Its adoption here is due…
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