The Colonial Capitol of Virginia, Williamsburg, Virginia

Dublin Core

Title

The Colonial Capitol of Virginia, Williamsburg, Virginia

Subject

Capitol (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 08. Building 11.
Public buildings - Virginia - Williamsburg
Historic buildings - Virginia - Williamsburg
Postcards - Virginia - Williamsburg

Description

Postcard depicting a horse-drawn carriage passing by the reconstructed Capitol at Colonial Williamsburg, produced by The Albertype Company, Brooklyn, NY, and published by John A. Luttrell, Williamsburg, VA, ca. 1930s.

The caption reads: "The Colonial Capitol of Virginia, Williamsburg, Virginia. This is an authentic reconstruction of the Capitol of the Virginia Colony which was erected in 1705. Here many of the acts and resolutions were adopted which brough about the American Revolution. Here Patrick Henry made his Caesar-Brutus speech. The building has been rebuilt upon its original foundations and is open to the public."

Creator

Albertype Co.

Publisher

John A. Luttrell

Date

ca. 1930s

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-2000-02-88-R

Rights Holder

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 inches

Citation

Albertype Co., “The Colonial Capitol of Virginia, Williamsburg, Virginia,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed October 19, 2021, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/487.