Governor's Palace, Ballroom and Pediment

Dublin Core

Title

Governor's Palace, Ballroom and Pediment

Subject

Block 20. Building 03.
Governor’s Palace (Williamsburg, Va.)

Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Williamsburg
Public buildings -- Virginia -- Williamsburg
Furniture -- Virginia -- Williamsburg

Description

Interior detail of a pediment above a door in the Ballroom of the Governor's Palace, 1935. The pediment exhibits richly carved neo-classical ornamentation and the initials "GR" below a crown, representing "Georgius Rex" (King George II), as the Ballroom Wing was added to the Palace during his reign.

Creator

Lincoln, F.S.

Date

1935

Date Created

1935

Rights

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Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

LC327P61

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, Ballroom and Pediment,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed July 6, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/212.