10 Results for tag "Amazing Stories"
Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Experience the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, featuring colorful and whimsical folk art and an extensive collection of decorative arts.
A Flowerpot with a Family History?
Take a look at a flowerpot passed down from one generation to the other. Learn about the English pottery tradition brought to Pennsylvania in the 18th century.
A Southern Loyalist’s silver belt plate of the Revolutionary War
Take a look at the only known piece of Southern-made military silver belt of the Revolutionary War. Learn what the belt plates meant to the Loyalist Officers.
Mapping Colonial South Carolina and Georgia
Take a look at the hand-painted map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia from the American Revolution era. Learn about the story behind the map.
The Right Stuff! A Black Worsted Wool Gown
Take a look at this worsted wool damask gown from the 1780s worn for mourning. Learn about the story behind the dress and the garment industry of that era.
Historical Portrait of George Washington
Take in the sight of this iconic portrait of George Washington at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Read on to learn about the story behind the painting.
A Well-traveled Teapot Returns to Williamsburg
Uncover the history behind beautiful objects in masterfully curated exhibitions in our series “Amazing Stories. Beautifully Told.”
Miniature Menagerie: A German Toy in America
Step into the world of German toys in America in the 19th century. Read about the toy menagerie to discover its story and the depiction of a different era.
“By His Hand”
This 1800s neoclassical sideboard showcases Johnathan Moss's considerable skills as a cabinetmaker. Learn more about his exquisite woodworking and artistry.
Signs of Spring
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are home to a breathtaking range of folk and decorative art. Uncover the history behind beautiful objects in masterfully curated exhibitions in our series “Amazing Stories. Beautifully Told.”Today we’re looking at a painting on view in the Clark Gallery. It’s part of an exhibition …