398 Object Results

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11.5.1
Deadeye
before 1812

Metal holder with two end rings surrounds round part with 3 large grooves. Tag reads: "Deadeye from man-of-war 'Macedonian' captured by us frigate "United States" on October 25, 1812.

68.6
Clock
circa 1812

White dial with black roman numerals. Waist is painted in reverse on glass, trimmed with brass arms, and brass finial. Reverse painting on glass on bottom door is a pastoral scene. Painted across f...


This volume contains the meeting minutes and dealings of the African Humane Society (AHS), previously known as the African Union Society. The first discernibly dated entry is January 3, 1812, with ...


Small booklet bound with cotton thread. Printed almanac for year 1812 for New England. Booklet had been bound with new cover bearing the title, "Almanack, R.I. 1812. 


Oval bust portrait of Damaris Chase Allen (1859-1904) and Samuel Allen (1858-1901) as children, son and daughter of Samuel Allen (1829-1905) and Clarica Simons Allen (d. 1904). Left child has brown...


Irish stitch predominantly, pink, green lining. Initials "EP" in square under flap. Made of wool yarn (crewel) on linen in Newport, RI


Five alphabet sequences, one number sequence, "Extract", crude floral border. Stitches: cross and tent. Made with silk thread on linen. See: Bolton & Coe, p. 134.

01.343
Thimble
1810 – 1875

Cylindrical-shaped with pebbled surface.


Grey-tint, blown glass pinch bottle. Walls pinched together to form five tubes, one at center, one at each corner, short cylindrical neck, square flat bottom with pontil mark.

80.3.31 AB
Spoon, Salt
1810 – 1830

Two flat-handled salt spoons with an oval bowl. Engraved initials "AT" (in script) referring to Abigail White Taylor (1786-1869). Both spoons are marked "Nichols" enclosed in a rectangle.

80.3.30 AB
Spoon, Salt
1810 – 1830

Coffin handled small salt spoons. The bowl is oval, the handle is a twisted design. Engraved initials "EW" (in script) referring to Elizabeth Gladding White.

01.288
Teapot
1810 – 1850

Tea pot with empire-style, gadrooned body and lid, ivory finial.

01.244
Spoon, Eating
1810 – 1840

Spoon with fiddle-back handle with engraved initials "CT". "NICHOLS" and "WSN" enclosed in individual rectangles.

01.197
Teaspoon
1810 – 1830

Teaspoon with engraved initial: "C" on handle; coffin-end handle. "Nichols" enclosed in a rectangle on handle.

01.318
Busk
1810 – 1830

Thistle leaves and flowers engraved at each end, center contains a fort and lighthouse. Stuart Frank' 11/04/2009: Panbone; lighthouse and castle may be identified; not American or a place that whal...

01.316
Busk
1810 – 1875

Five geometric designs and a tree etched on rectangular-shaped whale bone.

01.310
Busk
1810 – 1820

Intricate "saw-tooth" design of flowers, squirrels, birds, hearts, and rosettes.

01.297
Busk
1810 – 1820

Rectangular shaped piece of baleen, inscribed with a parot, a lyre, and a vase of flowers, has five panels.

80.3.16
Spoon
1809 – 1819

Small serving spoon with coffin-end handle with engraved initials "EW" (in script). Belonged to Elizabeth Gladding White. Marked with "I.A. SHAW" in a wavy rectangle.


This volume contains the meeting minutes of the African Benevolent Society from 1807 to 1824. The opening entry, dated December 21, 1807, is a copy of the organization’s constitution that outlines ...

01.792
Ramrod
1804 – 1924

Metal ramrod with puffy top from the Constitution, USN 1804-1924

25.2
Tablespoon
1802 – 1819

Tablespoon with engraved initials: "ASD" is script on handle. "I.A. SHAW" enclosed in a wavy line on handle. Belonged to Aaron Fisher Dyer.

FIC.2014.307
Block, Hat
circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet block with painted face and clothing, block has an oblong head which towards the back is covered in kid leather which is cushioned towards the back of the block's head.

FIC.2014.306
Block, Hat
circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet block carved from a solid piece of wood. The rear of the block is carved into an oblong cranial shape and the front of the block is cut in to a flat surface.

FIC.2014.304
Bonnet
circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet interior structure, comprised of twine covered wire, buckram, and netting.

FIC.2014.300
Hat
circa 1800 – 1870

Cane frame bonnet with small scale black and cream plaid tafetta. The back of the crown is trimmed with a ruffle at the neck, which is reinforced with netting and a double bow at the center back of...

FIC.2014.260
Reticule
circa 1800 – 1870

Burnt orange drawstring reticule with multicolored chenille and beaded embellishment depicting bhutas as well as a border.

FIC.2014.257
Reticule
circa 1800 – 1870

Reddish brown mesh drawstring reticule with silver beaded motif depicting bhutas, leaves, and fringe.

38.7
Bonnet
circa 1800 – 1860

Green silk poke bonnet feauring a pleated crown. At the neck there is a ruffle of the same silk fabric and a bow of a slightly lighter green fabric. There are remnants of lappets about an inch and ...


Mounted studio photograph of an unknown bearded man. Studio is printed on bottom left of recto: Leavitt. Address is printed as: 126 Bellevue Ave., Newport RI. 

FIC.2014.152
Petticoat
19th century

White petticoat with three tier decoration four inches above the hem. A.H. Moore is stamped twice on the inside of the waist. Button closure at back of waist. Handsewn alteration visible near button.

D238 B
Shawl
19th century

Gray silk fringed Quaker shawl, square. Attached tag reads 'Quaker Shawl, Rebecca Collins, D238 B'

2019.004.002
Wallpaper
19th century

Gold, yellow and brown wallpaper with maroon accents in the pattern. Two sections of fragments, both came from the stairwell of the Banister House at 56 Pelham Street, Newport, RI. There is another...

2019.004.001
Wallpaper
1800 – 1820

Wallpaper fragment still attached to horsehair plaster backing. The wallpaper has a mustard yellow background with a blue and white ribbon pattern across the center. The top has a light blue, white...


A view of Lake's Corner from the north side of Broadway, including pedestrians, horses, and cariages. 

P738
Photograph
19th century

Black-and-white photograph depicting the Travers Block on Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Horse drawn carriages are in the street. Shopfront signs include "J. Krakauer Ladies' Tailor & Hatter," "im...

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