Governor's Palace, Rear Elevation

Dublin Core

Title

Governor's Palace, Rear Elevation

Subject

Block 20. Building 03.
Governor's Palace (Williamsburg, Va.)
Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Williamsburg
Public buildings -- Virginia -- Williamsburg
Gardens -- Virginia -- Williamsburg

Description

Exterior of the Governor's Palace, featuring a rear elevation view of the north and west facades from the pleached hornbeam arbor behind the Palace, 1935. In the background stands the ballroom wing, an addition during the 1750s, and the royal arms are featured in its pedimented gable. The Palace's gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include boxwood parterres and one dozen large cylindrical shrubs known as the Twelve Apostles, a feature often appearing in eighteenth-century English gardens.

Creator

Lincoln, F.S.

Date

1935

Date Created

1935

Rights

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Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

LC327P8

Rights Holder

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Gelatin or collodian printing out paper with platinum toning, mounted on board

Physical Dimensions

8x10 inches

Citation

Lincoln, F.S., “Governor's Palace, Rear Elevation,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed June 24, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/172.