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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 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 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 postcard illustrated with an interior view of the George Wythe House kitchen, where several African American costumed interpreters are demonstrating colonial cooking techniques.

Caption reads: "The kitchen of the Wythe House was…

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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 of Governor's Palace Kitchen with costumed interpreter, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's

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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 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 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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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. Burgesses reconvened at the tavern when they were dissolved by royal governors prior to the…

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The Raleigh Tavern opened in 1932 as one of the earliest exhibition buildings at Colonial Williamsburg. One of the rooms open to visitors was the Daphne Room, a private room offered to tavern guests for holding meals and meetings. Interior decor for…

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Interior of the Raleigh Tavern's Daphne dining room, 1935. The Daphne 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…
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