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  • Tags: Pleached Hornbeams

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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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Recto and verso of postcard depicting the rear elevation and ballroom wing of the Governor's Palace as viewed through a pleached arbor in the formal garden. This card is part of a series featuring photos taken by the Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, New…

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Hand-colored lantern slide featuring a photo taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935 of a costumed hostess posing in the Governor's Palace garden. It is the forty-fourth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now…

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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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Rear elevation view of the formal gardens behind the Palace, as observed from a pleached hornbeam arbor, 1935. Three female costumed interpreters (once referred to as "hostesses") are visible, dressed in gowns and holding flowers. These gardens,…

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Rear elevation view of the formal gardens behind the Palace, as observed from a pleached hornbeam arbor, 1935. These gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include boxwood parterres and one dozen large cylindrical shrubs known as the Twelve Apostles,…

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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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This view from the pleached hornbeam arbor at the Governor’s Palace shows the north and west facades. The ballroom wing, an addition during the 1750s, includes the royal arms in its pedimented gable. Gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include…
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