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  • Colonial Keyboard Tunes

    Ten eighteenth-century tunes that our ancestors played, sang, or danced to are featured in this Colonial Keyboard Tunes publication. They are suitable for playing on a keyboard instrument. SoftboundFeaturesTen 18th-Century Tunes Set for Piano or...

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  • Delft Heart Inkwell

    This romantic piece is reproduced from a French faience inkwell, circa 1800. Makes a wonderful gift for writiers, or a sweet piece to add to your décor. Features Reproduction of circa 1800 French Faience Inkwell Tin Glaze Earthenware 1 7/8”H x 2...

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  • Hammerman In Williamsburg DVD

    Part 5 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: The Trades of Colonial Williamsburg In this realistic 1973 dramatization of life in colonial Virginia, our master blacksmith explains why the "hammerman" was one of the most vital...

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  • Pineapple Bookend Set

    In colonial times, the pineapple was a symbol of hospitality. Our Brass Pineapple Bookend Set still conveys this message. The pineapple shape is sand cast in solid brass and then polished to a lustrous finish. A final coat of clear lacquer maintains...

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  • Plants of Colonial Williamsburg

    This guide to the plants in Colonial Williamsburg's gardens describes and discusses two hundred flowers, trees, herbs, and shrubs. The historical background of each plant links it with the colonial period. Brief biographies of early plantsmen explain the...

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  • A Glorious System Of Things DVD

    Part 8 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: Colonial Life through a Lens. The 18th century was an age marked by an upsurge of scientific curiosity, and this 1983 docudrama shows how early American colonists learned of such important...

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  • A Little Keyboard Book

    These sprightly pieces have been arranged in eighteenth-century style for keyboard instruments-harpsichord, piano, or chamber organ. Of particular interest is the "Minuet" of Peter Pelham, the only song known to have been written by the first organist of...

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  • A Rollick of Recorders Book

    The pieces in this collection have been arranged for the recorder, an instrument that in the eighteenth century was known as the English or common flute.  Included are thirteen tunes that our colonial forebears used for lighthearted music making...

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  • Ann's Story: 1747

    This delightful children's book is based on Ann McKenzie, a real girl who lived in 18th-century Williamsburg. Nine-year-old Ann needs to start behaving like a proper young lady, learning to knit, cook, and manage a household, but she would rather assist...

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  • Colonial Colors

    Eight colorful colonial objects-a black three-cornered hat, a red drum, a yellow lady's hat, a green cart, a white wig, a blue shoe, a brown saddle, and orange yarn-are depicted. Colonial Colors board book.   Features Depicts Colorful Colonial...

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  • Melody Harp

    This finely crafted wood zither, or melody harp, is one of the easiest instruments a child can play. Simply slide one of 12 song sheets under the strings and follow the "dots" with the pick. A great way to start a child onto a lifetime of music. 14 1/2"...

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  • Revolutionary City Comic Book

    Colonial Williamsburg's popular street theater program is now a colorful comic book! This unique history book will keep young readers turning the pages. Better yet, they'll get to choose what page they turn to next. Like the people of Williamsburg...

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  • The Colonial Naturalist DVD

    Part 3 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: Colonial Life through a Lens. Filmed in 1965, this docudrama highlights Mark Catesby's first visit to the colonies, where the self-trained naturalist spent time observing his natural...

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