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Recto and verso of postcard produced by the Collotype Co. illustrated with a photo of a Colonial Williamsburg cabinetmaker at work in Anthony Hay's Cabinetmaking Shop.

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Recto and verso of postcard of the William Finnie House, once known as the Peyton Randolph House, published by H.D. Cole, News Dealer.

One of the eighty-eight original buildings at Colonial Williamsburg, the Finnie House is named after William…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of the library of the Peyton Randolph House.

The caption reads: "The library-office in the home of Peyton Randolph, one of the leading statesmen of colonial…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a photo of the George Wythe House as viewed from Palace Green, Williamsburg, Virginia. Created by the Albertype Co. and published by the Williamsburg Drug Co., the card dates to the early 1930s. It shows…

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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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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a photo of a costumed interpreter pausing just inside the door of the stair passage of the Peyton Randolph House.

The caption reads: "Elegant and spacious, this stair passage,…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a photo of the George Wythe House as viewed from Palace Green, circa late 1930s.

The caption reads: "Erected in 1755, this house was willed to George Wythe in 1775. Wythe…

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Among the official Colonial Williamsburg postcards produced by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc. in the 1950s was a series featuring scenes from the new Visitor's Center orientation film known as "Williamsburg - The Story of a Patriot."

The caption reads:…

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Recto and verso of postcard published by Williamsburg resident Henry Dennison Cole and sold in his shop along Duke of Gloucester Street. An example of an early Divided Back postcard, it features a view of the sanctuary of Bruton Parish Church after…

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Recto and verso of postcard produced by The Albertype Company that features a view looking from the rear balcony down the nave of Bruton Parish Church towards the altar. The sanctuary retains the appearance that resulted from architect J. Stewart…

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Recto and verso of postcard depicting the interior of Bruton Parish Church published by the Albertype Company and distributed by H.D. Cole. View looking from the rear balcony down the nave of Bruton Parish Church towards the altar. The sanctuary…

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Recto and verso of early Divided Back postcard published by Williamsburg resident Henry Dennison Cole and sold at his shop on Duke of Gloucester Street. It features a view of the exterior of Bruton Parish Church from the cemetery. The shutters on…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring a view of the northwest elevation of Bruton Parish Church and its cemetery. Published by the Albertype Company and sold by H.D. Cole in his shop on Duke of Gloucester Street, it is an example of a souvenir card…

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Exterior of the Coke-Garrett House, view looking northwest. Once the eighteenth-century residence of silversmith John Coke, the structure later became the home of the Garrett family. The Garretts added the central Greek Revival-style portion to the…

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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a view of the Merchants Square area at the west end of Duke of Gloucester Street.

This image of businesses in Block 23, in what is known as the Arcade Building, shows the evolution of uses on Merchant's…

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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a view of tourists posing in the pillory outside the Public Gaol. An official Colonial Williamsburg card published by the H.S. Crocker Co., Inc. and postmarked 1962, it depicts a popular gathering place for…

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Recto and verso of a postcard featuring two costumed interpreters portraying jailors posing by the pillory outside the Public Gaol. The Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, NY produced some of the earliest official postcards for Colonial Williamsburg. This one…

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Recto and verso of postcard featuring a view of the stocks and pillory when they were located outside the Public Gaol. A costumed interpreter portraying a jailor poses beside the pillory, a popular photo opportunity for early tourists to Colonial…

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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 an official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring the interior of the Governor's Palace Kitchen. An African American costumed interpreter shells beans in a chair beside the large open fireplace. She is surrounded by colonial…
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