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Recto and verso of postcard published by James E. Abbe that features an exterior view of Bruton Parish Church. The rear of the George Wythe House is visible in the background.

A smaller seventeenth-century structure stood on the site from 1683…

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Postcard featuring the entrance gate to Eastern State Hospital published by the Albertype Company, Brooklyn, NY, ca. 1930s.

The caption reads: "Entrance to Eastern State Hospital for the Insane, Erected 1768, Williamsburg, Va."

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Postcard depicting the James Semple House (now known as the William Finnie House), Williamsburg, Va., published by the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, NY.

The caption reads: "James Semple House, Williamsburg, Virginia. A restored house which though built…

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Postcard depicting a horse-drawn carriage passing by the reconstructed Capitol at Colonial Williamsburg, produced by The Albertype Company, Brooklyn, NY, and published by John A. Luttrell, Williamsburg, VA, ca. 1930s.

The caption reads: "The…

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Recto and verso of Colonial Williamsburg postcard published by The Albertype Co. in the 1930s. It features a horse-drawn carriage positioned in front of the entrance gate of the Governor's Palace. The east Advance Building is visible in the…

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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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Recto and verso of postcard featuring an African American costumed interpreter known as "Aunt Mary" who demonstrated colonial cooking techniques in the Governor's Palace Kitchen during the 1930s. This postcard is part of a series produced by The…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a photo of a group of shop buildings constructed on Merchants Square in Williamsburg, Virginia. The building in the foreground transformed into a USO facility during World War II. This postcard…

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Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a view of the northeast exterior elevation of Bruton Parish Church. Part of a series produced by the Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, New York, for Colonial Williamsburg, the card is an example of early efforts…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard illustrated with a view of the northeast exterior elevation of Bruton Parish Church. Part of a series of cards produced by the Albertype Company to promote Williamsburg as a tourist…

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Recto and verso of postcard official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a photo of the northeast exterior elevation of Bruton Parish Church. The Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, NY produced some of the earliest official postcards for Colonial…

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Recto and verso of postcard published by H.D. Cole for The Albertype Co. which features the bell from the steeple of Bruton Parish Church.

According to the card's caption: "This bell...has rung out the years for more than a century and a half. It…

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Recto and verso of postcard produced by The Albertype Co. to promote the Powder Magazine as an historic site after its initial preservation by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

The octagonal Powder Magazine is an…

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Recto of postcard illustrated with a photo of the Powder Magazine covered in a thick coat of ivy. Part of a series of photos taken by The Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, New York, and published by the Williamsburg Drug Co., the card dates to the era when…

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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 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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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 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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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 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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