Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Virginia

Title

Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Virginia

Subject

Public Gaol (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 27. Building 02.
Historic buildings - Virginia - Williamsburg
Lantern slides - Hand-colored - 1930-1940

Description

Opened as an exhibition building in April 1936, the Public Gaol is one of eighty-eight original buildings in Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area that have been restored to their eighteenth-century appearance. The structure included cells for the imprisonment of criminals ranging from debtors to pirates and also had living quarters for the jailor and his family.

Creator

Eldredge Studios

Date

Circa 1935

Is Part Of

Peter Hornbeck Lantern Slides Collection, AV-2000.9, Box 2

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

HLS-71

Rights Holder

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

Original Format

Lantern Slide

Physical Dimensions

3.25 x 4 inches

Files

HLS-71.jpg

Citation

Eldredge Studios, “Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Virginia,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed June 16, 2019, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/1127.