Essential Architecture- the South

Williamsburg Palace of the Governors

architect

Henry Cary

location

Williamsburg, VA.

date

1706-20, 1751, reconstructed 1928-34 (H:1749-51)

style

Georgian

construction

Brick

type

Government
 
  a: plan, from Fiske Kimball, Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic (New York, 1922), fig. 74.
 
  b: view from south, (U. Penn. slide coll.: gift).
 
  c: entrance court, photo 1954, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  d: view from northwest, photo 1954, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  e: ballroom entry, photo 1954, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  f: ballroom, photo 1954, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  g: hall, photo 1954, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  h: second floor hall, photo 1954, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 

links

 

Society of Architectural Historians

Special thanks to the Society of Architectural Historians
for some of the images on this page (copyright SAH).
www.essential-architecture.com