Minerva Room, Raleigh Tavern

Dublin Core

Title

Minerva Room, Raleigh Tavern

Subject

Raleigh Tavern (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 17. Building 06A.
Public buildings - Virginia - Williamsburg
Taverns (Inns) - Virginia - Williamsburg

Description

Southeast corner of the Minerva Room, Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1934. Burned to the ground in 1859, the tavern was reconstructed from published illustrations, insurance policies, and archaeology that uncovered most of the original foundations.

Interior furnishings and decor reflect curators' views in the 1930s as to how Williamsburg's historic interiors may have looked in the eighteenth century. Nevertheless, with new research advances over the years, the Raleigh Tavern's interiors have changed and evolved to reflect a more authentic and accurate view of each room's likely contents and arrangements.

Creator

Nivison, Frank

Date

1934

Is Part Of

Architectural Photo Albums Collection, Box 190, Folder 1

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

N4826

Rights Holder

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Gelatin silver print

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 inches

Citation

Nivison, Frank, “Minerva Room, Raleigh Tavern,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed September 18, 2021, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/3267.