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

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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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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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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 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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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 Dining Room in the Governor's Palace, 1935. The painting on the wall may be a portrait of the young Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689-1700), son of the future Queen Anne. (This painting is possibly a former loan to the museum).…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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