Pre-Restoration View of Duke of Gloucester Street

Dublin Core

Title

Pre-Restoration View of Duke of Gloucester Street

Subject

Williamsburg (Va.)
Williamsburg (Va.)--History
Streets--Virginia--Williamsburg--1920-1930.
Lantern Slides - Hand-colored - 1930-1940

Description

Pre-restoration view looking east down Duke of Gloucester Street, circa 1928. The grass median and power lines down the center disappeared by the mid-1930s as work progressed on transforming Duke of Gloucester Street into what President Roosevelt proclaimed "the most historic avenue in America."

Date

Circa 1930

Is Part Of

Peter Hornbeck Lantern Slides Collection AV-2000.9 Box 1

Format

jpeg

Extent

1 item

Type

Image

Identifier

HLS-7

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Lantern slide

Physical Dimensions

3.25 x 4 inches

Citation

“Pre-Restoration View of Duke of Gloucester Street,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed July 2, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/1004.