Bassett Hall, Williamsburg, Va.

Title

Bassett Hall, Williamsburg, Va.

Subject

Historic buildings - Virginia - Williamsburg
Architecture, Domestic - Virginia - Williamsburg
Postcards - Virginia - Williamsburg
Block 01. Building 22.
Bassett Hall (Williamsburg, Va.)

Description

Postcard featuring the North elevation of Bassett Hall published by The Williamsburg Drug Co. in association with The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, NY.

The caption reads: "Bassett Hall, Williamsburg, Va. Built about 1765. Residence of the Hon. Burwell Bassett, nephew of Mrs. Washington. Here Thomas Moore, the poet, wrote his poem, 'To the Firefly.' George Washington was a frequent visitor to the house."

Creator

Albertype Company

Publisher

Williamsburg Drug Company

Date

1937

Date Created

1937

Rights

This material is protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). For reproduction queries: Rights and reproductions

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

AV-2009-09-01-R

Rights Holder

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

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 inches

Files

AV-2001-09-01 R.jpg
AV-2001-09-01-V.jpg

Citation

Albertype Company, “Bassett Hall, Williamsburg, Va.,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed June 20, 2019, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/475.