Governor's Palace

Title

Governor's Palace

Subject

Governor's Palace (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 20. Building 03A.
Public buildings - Virginia - Williamsburg
Historic buildings - Virginia - Williamsburg

Description

Recto and verso of postcard illustrated with a color photo of two costumed interpreters conversing in the Chamber over the Dining Room of the Governor's Palace. This official Colonial Williamsburg postcard produced by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc. is an example of a 1950s card created to meet a growing need for souvenirs as visitation to the museum increased.

The caption reads: "Documentation for Palace furnishings includes an appraisal of Governor's Fauquier's effects in 1768; a detailed inventory of Lord Botetourt's possessions in 1770s; and the listing of Governor Dunmore's losses when he fled the Palace in 1776."

Creator

H.S. Crocker Co., Inc.

Date

ca. 1950s

Is Part Of

Postcard Collection

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

AVPC-49a-R

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

AVPC-49a-R.jpg
AVPC-49a-V.jpg

Citation

H.S. Crocker Co., Inc., “Governor's Palace,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed November 20, 2019, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/612.