Williamsburg, Virginia: Colonial Coach at the Gates of the Governor's Palace

Dublin Core

Title

Williamsburg, Virginia: Colonial Coach at the Gates of the Governor's Palace

Subject

Governor's Palace (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 20. Building 03.
Albertype Co.
Carriages & coaches - Virginia - Williamsburg

Description

Recto and verso of Colonial Williamsburg postcard published by The Albertype Co. in the 1930s. It features a horse-drawn carriage positioned in front of the entrance gate of the Governor's Palace. The east Advance Building is visible in the background.

The Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, NY produced some of the earliest official postcards for Colonial Williamsburg. This one promoted the newly reconstructed Governor's Palace after it opened as an exhibition building on April 22, 1934.

Creator

Albertype Co.

Date

ca. 1930s

Rights

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Is Part Of

Postcard Collection

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

AV-2002-09-05-R

Rights Holder

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3 x 5 inches

Citation

Albertype Co., “Williamsburg, Virginia: Colonial Coach at the Gates of the Governor's Palace,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed October 22, 2021, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/542.