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Zoom in on United States Currency

from the article "Billfold-Size Essays in American History" in the winter 2014 journal.

Zoom in on Political Cartoons by William Hogarth

from the article "Ingenious and Inimitable, Artist William Hogarth Chided Authority, Ridiculed Pomposity, Mocked Religion, Pointed Out Misbehavior, and Invented the Satirical Comic Strip" in the winter 2014 journal.

Zoom in on Pistole Coins

from the article "Life, Liberty, and No Pistole" in the Summer 2013 journal.

Zoom in the Age of Exploration

from the article "Why Virginia Was Not Spanish" in the Spring 2013 journal.

Wit, Mirth & Spleen Zoom in on 18th Century Rebuses

from the article "Wit, Mirth & Spleen" in the Spring 2013 journal.

Zoom in on Benjamin Waller's Letter

from the article "Physical, Intellectual, Biographical: Our Ideas of Privacy and their Evolution" in the Winter 2013 journal.

Zoom in on 17th Century Remains

from the article "Dead Men Do Tell Tales" in the Winter 2013 journal.

Zoom in on Wythe Court Records

from the article "The Poisoning of the Eminent George Wythe" in the Winter 2013 journal.

Zoom in on Washington's Wealth

from the article "How Did Washington Make His Millions?" in the Winter 2013 journal.

Zoom in on The Twelfth Amendment

from the article "A Great Deal of Noise, Whipping and Spurring: America’s First Disputed Presidential Election" in the Autumn 2012 journal.

Zoom in on Mayan Calendars

from the article "Mayan Calendars" in the Autumn 2012 journal.

Zoom in on Prints from the Library of Congress

from the article "George Washington and the Evolution of the American Commander in Chief" in the Summer 2012 journal.

Zoom in on "The Use of Myth in History" Prints

from the article "The Use of Myth in History" in the Summer 2012 journal.

Zoom in on Architectural Drawings from the Restoration

from the article "Designers of Beauty" in the Winter 2012 journal.

Zoom in on Political Prints

from the article "Terms of Estrangement: Who Were the Sons of Liberty?" in the Winter 2012 journal.

Zoom in on illustrations for Yorktown's centennial celebration

from the article "The Duke of Gloucester Street Special" in the Winter 2012 journal.

Zoom in on A Letter from Thomas Jefferson

from the article "A "Remarkable Meteor" Dims" in the Autumn 2011 journal.

Zoom in on 18th Century Almanack Covers

from the article "Staying Connected before the Age of the Silicon Chip" in the Autumn 2011 journal.

Zoom in on The Battle of Williamsburg

from the article "The War" in the Summer 2011 journal.

Zoom in on the James Fort Slate Tablet

from the article "James Fort, Lost and Found" in the Summer 2011 journal.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence

from the article "What's Wrong With This Picture?" in the Winter 2011 journal.

A Letter from the President

from the article "Dear Eighteenth Century" in the Winter 2011 journal.

Colonial Literacy

from the article "Every Man Able to Read" in the Winter 2011 journal.

Seeds of Civil War

from the article "How the Founders Sowed the Seeds of Civil War" in the Winter 2011 journal.

George Wythe Will - Zoomable

from the article "His Integrity Inflexible, and His Justice Exact" in the Spring 10 journal.

The Signatures of the Declaration of Independence - Zoomable

Zoom in on the signatures on the bottom of the Declaration of Independence

Dunlap Broadsides - Zoomable

In the late afternoon of July 4, 1776, a copy of the Declaration was taken to the nearby print shop of John Dunlap, the official printer for Congress. The copies he printed are now called Dunlap Broadsides.

Zoom in on The United States Constitution

Zoom in on the United States Constitution

Patrick Henry's Resolutions - Zoomable

Patrick Henry, at a meeting of the Virginia House of Burgesses, proposed seven resolutions against the Stamp Act.

Captain Smith Departs Map

A map, taken from Smith’s "Generall Historie," depicting his last journey in America in1609, from the article Captain Smith Departs in the Autumn 09 journal.

Zoom in on the Bill of Rights

from the Winter 09 Journal

Watercolors by John White

from the Winter 09 Journal

Zoom in on The Declaration of Independence

Zoom in on The Virginia Declaration of Rights

Asynchronous Fashion Photography Interactive

from the Holiday 06 Journal

Magnified View of the Palace Graves

from the Autumn 08 Journal

Magnified View of Rochambeau's Speech at Williamsburg

from the Autumn 08 Journal

Zoomable View of the Frenchman's Map

from the Autumn 07 Journal article "In Search of the Frenchman's Map"

Five Wills from 1704-1799 - Zoomable

from the article "Wills Simple and Elaborate" in the Summer 07 Journal

Stuart's Presidential Portraits Zoomable

from the article "Presidential Proverbs" in the Spring 07 Journal

Jefferson's Constitution Zoomable

from the article "One of the most intriguing might-have-beens in American History" in the Spring 07 Journal

The Queen's Visit to Jamestown in 1957 Zoomable

from the article "Anniversaries and the Origin of History" in the Spring 07 Journal

Zoom in for a closer look at Tompion's clock

from the Summer 04 Journal article "Time for the Royals"

   





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