322 Object Results

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01.207
Quilt
March 24 1885

Many different patches of cloth stitched together with various embroidered designs. Has a scalloped border with lace trimming. "Crazy quilt" pattern. Made by Mrs. W. H. Marshal, Ogdensburg, NY, a...


A sepia-tone photograph of the interior of the Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House taken in March of 1885. At this time, the interior functioned as a museum for the Newport Historical Society. Obje...


Photographic print of Long Wharf, captured by Briskham & Davidson Landscape Photographers (6 Equality Park) in 1885. Sailboats are in view in the foreground, while the warehouses of several wha...

42.9
Cape (outwear)
circa 1885

Shoulder cape in black velvet trimmed with beads, braid and chiffon. Beads are synthetic and may be made from gutta-percha or ebonite. Made by Worth, Paris.

D367
Cloak
circa 1885

Dolman cloak made of black ribbed silk. Trimmed with jet, fringe, and chantilly lace. Frill of lace at neck. Marked "Dolman of civil war days."


White silk bodice (a) and skirt (b) of wedding gown. Bodice and skirt are embroidered with pearls and clear beads. The beads and pearls trim the bottom of the skirt and the cuffs and bottom of the ...

71.15
Etching
circa 1885

Etching depicts five men lounging at entrance to an old boat shop looking over the harbor. Written in pencil in lower left hand corner, "An Old Rendezvous, Newport" and in lower right hand corner: ...

P9622
Tintype
circa 1885 – 1910

A tintype depicting two unidentified women seated in front of a solid-colored backdrop. Both women are wearing hats with flowers, shirtwaists with large leg-of-mutton sleeves, and dark skirts. Imag...

P9620
Tintype
circa 1885 – 1900

A tintype depicting four women posed in front of a studio backdrop. All women are wearing hats and dark dresses with leg-of-mutton sleeves. A prop, possibly a small staircase, is visible at left. ...

P9617
Tintype
circa 1885 – 1900

A tintype depicting two women seated in a rocky landscape. Both women are wearing dresses with leg-of-mutton sleeves and hats with curled brims. Woman on right is holding an umbrella or walking sti...

P9615
Tintype
circa 1885 – 1900

A tinype depicting a man and woman seated near large rocks. Woman is wearing glasses, a flat-brimmed hat, and a skirt and jacket; man is seated on a small stool and is holding a wooden walking stic...

P4374
Print, Photographic
circa 1885 – 1890

A photograph of the White Horse Tavern (Jonathan Nichols House), located at the corner of Farewell and Marlborough Streets. A fire hydrant is visible at foreground; a woman walking on a sidewalk is...

P9565
Print, Photographic
circa 1885 – 1890

Photograph of four people, three men and one woman, standing in a doorway.


A photograph of Thames Street at Mill Street. Signage for several businesses is visible, including the Newport Daily News, H.J. Hass Florist, Daniel Watson Real Estate, and Caswell, Massey & C...


Carte-de-visite of Emily Catherine Topham Goddard Whitehead. Subject is sitting in a chair with left arm resting on a side table. Her right hand rests in her lap. She is dressed in a gown with a ve...


A photograph taken from the south side of Newport Harbor looking northeast. A winding path, grass, a fence, and bushes are seen along the bottom. There are many sailboats in the harbor. Long Wharf ...


A photograph taken from the Colony House (State House) looking south. Washington Square, Brick Market (at the corner of Thames Street), and Long Wharf are all visible at foreground. In the distant ...


A photograph of a jockey seated on a horse at a horse race (steeplechase) at Sachuest Point. Other people, as well as a carriage, are visible in the background.


A photograph of Puritan, 1885 defender of the America's Cup (then raced in New York).

P5172
Print, Photographic
circa 1885 – 1895

A photographic copy of an original photograph depicting George T. Downing and his family. From the collection of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.


A photograph depicting an unidentified woman in evening dress, possibly Edith or Abby K. Norman, standing the the doorway of a room (possibly at Belair). Features of the room include carved wood p...


A photograph depicting Long Wharf, looking east towards the Newport waterfront.


A glass plate positive image, probably for use in a magic lantern (stereopticon) projection unit. The image includes Washington Square looking towards the Colony House. A woman can be seen walking ...


A photograph of the rear facade of the first Breakers estate (Peabody and Stearns, 1878). Features of the wooden shingled house include gables, dormers, large awnings, and a central built-in turret...


A photograph of the first Breakers estate, (Peabody and Stearns, 1878). A caption on the photograph correctly assumes that Cornelius Vanderbilt II purchased the property in 1885. Features of the ...


A photograph of the first Breakers estate (Peabody and Stearns, 1878). Features of the wooden shingled house include gables, dormers, large awnings, and a tall turret. In 1892, the house was lost i...


A photograph of a group gathered outside the Newport County Jail House, c. 1885. A photographer and several men stand on a brick sidewalk in front of the jail house, and face two women on horsebac...


A sepia tone photograph of Henry O. Havemeyer reading a document. Havemeyer wears a suit with pocket square, strached collar, and tie.

37.6
Bonnet (hat)
1885 – 1895

Straw bonnet with dark blue velvet facing. Considered a cottage bonnet. It was woern by Ida C. Waldron (1859-1936), who was step-sister to Mrs. Albert Yeager.


A streetview of Broadway from Farewell Street, including pedestrians, a street sweeper horse carriages. 

2009.35.4
Bottle
1885 – 1905

Clear glass bottle stamped with JAMES T WRIGHT/PHARMACIST/WASHINGTON SQUARE/NEWPORT RI on side. Bottle is also stamped with WT&CO/AH/USA on bottom. A small piece of unknown material is inside b...

2009.35.3
Bottle
1885 – 1905

Broken clear glass bottle stamped with JAMES T WRIGHT/PHARMACIST/WASHINGTON SQUARE/NEWPORT RI on side. Bottle is also stamped with WT&C/USA on bottom. Larger version of 2009.35.4.

D306
bonnets (hats)
1885 – 1895

Straw bonnet with dark blue velvet facing. Considered a "cottage bonnet." Was worn by Ida C. Waldron (1859-1936), who was step-sister to Mrs. Albert Yeager.

P1579
Photograph
1884 – 1902

A matted photograph depicting the interior of the Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House before the removal of its box pews. A wall clock by William Claggett (1884.4) is seen hanging from the balcony at...


A photograph depicting the entrance to Touro Synagogue from Touro Street. The Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House, then the headquarters of the Newport Historical Society, can be seen in the backgrou...


The Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House, then the headquarters of the Newport Historical Society and the Newport Natural History Society. The building appeared as such between 1884-1902, before subse...

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