Furnishing Williamsburg's Historic Buildings

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Betty Crowe Leviner
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Jan 1, 1991 - Antiques & Collectibles - 95 pages
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Prints, paintings, inventories, diaries, letters, architectural evidence, and archaeological analysis are vital in re-creating accurate eighteenth-century colonial interiors. As historians and curators gained new insights, they have interpreted the interiors at Williamsburg so they reflect the lifestyles of the past more accurately than ever before.

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Contents

Introduction
1
To Receive and Entertain
11
To Dine in Style
25
To Dress and Sleep
35
George Wythe House Southeast Bedchamber
43
BrushEverard House Mr Everards Chamber
44
Peyton Randolph Inventory
45
Wetherburns Tavern Room over the Middle Room
46
George Wythe House Upstairs Passage
61
Governors Palace Parlor
62
Governors Palace Middle Room Upstairs
63
Sir Lawrence Dundas and his Grandson in the Library at 19 Arlington Street London by Johann Zoffany
64
Governors Palace Parlor
65
The Politician
66
94 Wetherburns Tavern Great Room
67
Capitol Committee Room
68

The Patients Paroxysm or the Doctor Outwitted
47
An Unknown Man in a Library by Arthur Devis
48
To Nourish the Mind
49
Colonel William Byrd II by an Artist in the Studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller
50
Floor Plan of Menokin 1769
51
George Wythe House Study
52
Governors Palace Study
53
A Pleasing Method of Rousing the Doctor
54
Lord Halifax and his Secretaries Attributed to Daniel Gardner after Hugh Douglas Hamilton
55
The Story of Pamela Plate XII by Joseph Highmore
56
To Fit Out and Adorn
57
Paul Sandby by Francis Cotes
58
Lord Willoughby de Broke and his Family by Johann Zoffany
59
Samuel Richardson by Joseph Highmore
60
To Work and Serve
69
James Geddy Foundry
70
James Anderson Forge Exterior
71
Anthony Hay Cabinetmaking Shop
72
John Cuff and an Assistant by Johann Zoffany
73
The Wigmakers Shop
74
Architectural Drawing of the Peyton Randolph Yard
75
George Wythe Laundry
76
Frontispiece to The British Housewife by Martha Bradley
77
Governors Palace Kitchen
78
Conclusion
79
Bibliography
90
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