President's House, College of William and Mary

Dublin Core

Title

President's House, College of William and Mary

Subject

Block 16.
President's House (Williamsburg, Va.)
Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Williamsburg

Description

Exterior of the President's House at the College of William and Mary, view from the courtyard, 1935. "Built in 1732-1733, the President's House has been the residence of every president of the College of William and Mary save one...During the last stages of the Revolution, British General Cornwallis used the house briefly as his headquarters. French officers serving under General Rochambeau occupied the house for a short time after the siege of Yorktown..."

(Source: Michael Olmert and Suzanne Coffman, Official Guide to Colonial Williamsburg [Williamsburg, VA: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 2007], 109).

Creator

Lincoln, F.S.

Date

1935

Date Created

1935

Rights

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Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

LC369P2

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., “President's House, College of William and Mary,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed May 22, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/293.