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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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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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View of the formal garden behind the Robert Carter House taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Geometric parterres bordered with boxwood hedges are intersected by brick pathways to create an ornate and orderly vista. The necessary or privy is situated at…

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Herbs and vegetables growing in an unidentified garden at Colonial Williamsburg. Brick pathways divide planter boxes filled with a variety of plants used by colonial cooks. A necessary or privy is visible at the back of the garden in a private spot…

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An unidentified vegetable garden at Colonial Williamsburg. Often known as a kitchen garden, such plots provided space behind a colonial dwelling to grow vegetables and herbs for the household. A necessary or privy stands adjacent to the garden in a…

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Recto of an official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a view looking down from the Governor's Palace cupola on the formal garden behind the Ballroom Wing.

The card offers a view of the formal gardens behind the Governor's Palace,…

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Hand-colored lantern slide featuring a photo of the formal garden behind the Robert Carter House, formerly known as the Carter-Saunders House, taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. It is the sixteenth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co.…

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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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View of the formal garden behind the Robert Carter House taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Geometric parterres bordered with boxwood hedges are intersected by brick pathways to create an ornate and orderly vista. The necessary or privy is situated at…

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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 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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