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Title
Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Va.
Names
Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. (Photographer)
Collection

Photographic views of the United States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1862 - 1963 (Approximate)
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: AZ 12-2331
Topics
United States
Virginia
Williamsburg (Va.)
Jails
Stocks (Punishment)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: 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."
Physical Description
Extent: Photograph : b ; 25.4 x 20.4 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19745455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa580e10-c5d0-012f-4fdd-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Va." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862 - 1963. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-63b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Va." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-63b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. (1862 - 1963). Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Va. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-63b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Va.