Governor's Palace, Burying Ground

Dublin Core

Title

Governor's Palace, Burying Ground

Subject

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

Description

View of the Revolutionary War burial ground, behind the formal gardens of the Governor's Palace, 1935. Soldiers' bodies were interred here when the Palace served as a hospital during the Revolution. The structure to the far right, built into the corner of the Palace garden wall, is one of two privies (also referred to as "necessaries") on the outskirts of the Palace property.

Creator

Lincoln, F.S.

Date

1935

Date Created

1935

Rights

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Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

LC327P20B

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, Burying Ground,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed August 9, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/182.