Pleached Arbor in the Governor's Palace Garden

Dublin Core

Title

Pleached Arbor in the Governor's Palace Garden

Subject

Governor's Palace (Williamsburg, Va.)
Gardens - Virginia - Williamsburg
Block 20. Building 03.

Description

Hand-colored lantern slide featuring a view looking through the pleached arbor in the Governor's Palace garden taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. It is the forty-second slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to illustrate the story of Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin's dream to restore a portion of Williamsburg, Virginia to its 18th-century appearance as a shrine to early American ideals.

The slide offers a rear elevation view of the formal gardens behind the Palace, as observed from a pleached hornbeam arbor. These gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include boxwood parterres and one dozen large cylindrical shrubs known as the Twelve Apostles, a feature often appearing in eighteenth-century English gardens.

Creator

Lincoln, F.S.

Publisher

Pacific Stereopticon Co.

Date

1935

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

PSC-042

Rights Holder

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Lantern slide

Physical Dimensions

2 x 3 inches

Citation

Lincoln, F.S., “Pleached Arbor in the Governor's Palace Garden,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed January 22, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/588.