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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a reproduction of a painting titled "Aunt Mary" by Eleanor R. Craighill. The African American costumed interpreter is seated on a chair in the Governor's Palace Kitchen at Colonial Williamsburg. This…

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Recto of an official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of the Family Dining Room in the Governor's Palace. The dining table is decorated for Christmas with a combination of pine boughs, magnolia leaves, fruit, and nuts.

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A painting of Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia, as it might have appeared in the eighteenth-century. Painted by A. Wordsworth Thompson after a painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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First floor interior passageway at George Wythe House, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's. On verso of photo is a note written by the photographer.

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a hand-colored image of a painting titled "Bruton Parish Church in Early Colonial Days" by A. Wordsworth Thompson. The original painting is now owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Thompson was active…

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Painting depicting the arrival of the first Africans at Jamestown in August 1619. A Dutch ship traveling from the West Indies dropped anchor at Point Comfort and its crew approached the Jamestown setters to negotiate a trade of some of their cargo…

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Oil painting depicting the marriage of Pocahontas and John Rolfe in the church at Jamestown in April 1614. The daughter of Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas spent time in captivity at Jamestown during a period of hostilities between the English settlers and…

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Painting depicting a militia muster on the Capitol lawn, Williamsburg, Virginia as portrayed in Colonial Williamsburg's orientation film "Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot," 1957.

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Interior view of the Clerk's Office in the House of Burgesses, Capitol Building, 1935.  Charles Willson Peale's portrait of Washington (accession # 1933-502, A&B) is featured prominently on the wall. In 1928, it was acquired by John D.…

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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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Council Chamber of the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1935. Located on the second floor (West wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, the Council Chamber served as place for members of the Governor's Council to meet. The Council…

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Interior view of the House of Burgesses, Capitol, 1935. Located on the first floor (east wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, this room served as a place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to assemble to discuss legislative…

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Interior view of the Secretary's Office in the Capitol building, 1935. A portrait of Queen Elizabeth I hangs on the wall (accession # 1945-20). Late seventeenth- to early eighteenth-century cane-back side chairs (accession # 1985-201) are also…

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

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Common Dining Room, 1935. The portrait above the fireplace features the Marquis de Lafayette (accession # 1930-593), the young French major general who commanded an American division under General Washington at the 1781…

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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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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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Interior of the Governor's Bedroom in the Governor's Palace, view from the bed, 1935. Among the furnishings pictured in the room, a large chest on chest (accession # 1935-343), made of mahogany and white pine, stands against the wall to the left.…

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Interior of the parlor in the Governor's Palace, 1935. The painted portrait above the mantel represents King James I of England (and VI of Scotland). A handsome tilt-top mahogany tea table (accession # 1930-184) stands in the middle of the room, and…
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