The Governor's Palace

Title

The Governor's Palace

Subject

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

Description

Recto and verso of postcard depicting the rear elevation and ballroom wing of the Governor's Palace as viewed through a pleached arbor in the formal garden. This card is part of a series featuring photos taken by the Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, New York, for production of 1930s Colonial Williamsburg postcards. John A. Luttrell of Williamsburg, Virginia, published the card.

The caption reads: "A view of the pleached arbors in the extensive gardens which have been designed in completing the reconstruction of the Governor's Palace as one of the most important places of historic interest in Williamsburg."

Creator

Albertype Co.
John A. Luttrell, publisher

Publisher

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

Date

ca. late 1930s

Is Part Of

Postcard Collection

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

AV-1996-36-71

Rights Holder

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

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 5.5 inches

Files

AV-96-36-71-R.jpg
AV-96-36-71-V.jpg

Citation

Albertype Co. and John A. Luttrell, publisher, “The Governor's Palace,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed June 17, 2019, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/594.