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  • Lion and Shield Bookends

    Choose these lion and shield bookends for a stately accent to any bookshelf, desk or side table. In Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area, a chiseled stone lion stands guard at the gates of the Governor's Palace, representing the British crown with a...

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  • Salt-Glazed Stoneware in Early America - Cover

    Salt-Glazed Stoneware in Early America

    Stoneware was ubiquitous in colonial and early American homes. In the first comprehensive book on the topic, Colonial Williamsburg curators Janine E. Skerry and Suzanne Findlen Hood chronicle the traditions of stoneware imported from England and Germany...

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  • Somerset Rug Mouse Pad

    In celebration of the best in classic design, toss this mouse pad on your desk to offer a little color and a lot of protection. The design is straight from an 18th-century crewelwork coverlet in Colonial Williamsburg's collections featuring the scrolling...

    $22.00
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  • The Storymatic: Williamsburg Edition

    What is The Storymatic? It's a game, a writing prompt, a teaching tool, and a great way to encourage creativity. Draw two gold cards and combine the information to create a character. Then draw a blue card, and let the information lead you into a story...

    $29.95
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  • Nancy's Story: 1765

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery NixonVirginians are protesting the Stamp Act and Nancy Geddy is afraid the uncertain times will harm her father's business. And if that worry is not enough, Nancy's stepmother is making...

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  • Organic Fiber Dyeing

    Traditional Dyes for Modern Fabric Lovers. Color, color, and more color-dyeing fabric was just as important to the citizens of 18th-century America in places such as Williamsburg, Virginia, as it is to today's quilters and fabric artists. Using...

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  • The Indian World of George Washington | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    The Indian World of George Washington

    Colin G. Calloway's biography, The Indian World of George Washington, reveals in full the relationship between nation builder George Washington and the Native leaders he dealt with intimately across the decades: Shingas, Tanaghrisson, Guyasuta,...

    $34.95
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  • Thomas Jefferson Cipher Brass Bookends

    Playing on the tradition of monarchs using a royal cipher, this pair of brass Thomas Jefferson cipher bookends celebrate one of Virginia's distinguished patriots. The initials TJ, back-to-back and exuberantly scrolled in the best 18th-century manner. 6...

    $145.00
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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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  • Caesar's Story: 1759

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery Nixon Why do things have to change? Caesar lives with his family, but he is an enslaved person, and when the master selects him to be a personal servant in the big house, Caesar has to...

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  • I, Eliza Hamilton

    In this beautifully written novel of historical fiction, bestselling author Susan Holloway Scott tells the story of Alexander Hamilton’s wife, I Eliza—a fascinating, strong-willed heroine in her own right and a key figure in one of the most gripping...

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  • Mapping Colonial America CD ROM

    Explore maps from Colonial Williamsburg's collection in this interactive CD ROM. The maps, dated from 1587 to 1782, provide an intimate look at the struggles and ambitions of Colonial America's colonists. The exhibition features a zooming tool that...

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  • The Coins of Colonial America

    An impressive collection of antique coins donated to the Foundation is the focus of this book. Joseph Lasser contributed an overview about currency in colonial North America and sections on "Latin American Origins," "Coins Powered World Trade," "Coins in...

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