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[Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Va.]

Image ID: 1630372

[Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Va.]

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Va.]

Creator

: Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. -- Photographer

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Item Physical Description

: Photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 20.4 cm

Notes

: Printed on image: "Posing for photographs while locked in the pillory or stocks at the Public Gaol is a favorite pastime of visitors to Williamsburg, Va. Completed in 1704 and used as a jail until 1910, it is now an exhibition building in the city's Historic Area."

Source

: Photographic views of the United States / Virginia

Source Description

: 1329 photographs : b&w, dimensions

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy

Digital ID

: 1630372

Record ID

: 1764333

Digital Item Published

: 4-30-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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