Governor's Palace Kitchen

Title

Governor's Palace Kitchen

Subject

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

Description

Recto and verso of postcard featuring an African American costumed interpreter known as "Aunt Mary" who demonstrated colonial cooking techniques in the Governor's Palace Kitchen during the 1930s. This postcard is part of a series produced by The Albertype Co. of Brooklyn, New York, during the 1930s and is an example of a early efforts to promote the Governor's Palace after it opened as a exhibition building in April 1934.

Creator

Albertype Co.

Date

ca. late 1930s

Is Part Of

Postcard Collection

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

AV-2000-02-61-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

AV-2000-02-61-R.jpg
AV-2000-2-61-V.jpg

Citation

Albertype Co., “Governor's Palace Kitchen,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed October 18, 2019, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/613.