113 Object Results

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W 129.1
Engraving (print)
August 18 1769

Black and white engraving; depicts two men with two dogs in foreground; pond, hut, large rock with brush, birds flying in background; poem underneath engraving; gold wooden frame. This was engraved...

60.8
Invitation
December 19 1768

Invitation for "Miss Robinson" to attend the Newport Assembly on December 19, 1768 from William Wanton, Manager.


Portage bill for the ship Cleopatra.


Three quarter profile of Christopher Grant Champlin (1768-1840). Facing right, brown eyes, powdered hair, wearing white shirt with frills, brown waist coat.


Gold relief scroll design along 4 - panel, black - enamel band. Lettered in gold relief. "Edward Scott/o.b. 30 June/1768/ae 65." Commemorated death of Edward Scott, d. 1768. Scott was master of the...


Miniature painting of John Banister (1744-1807). Three-quarter profile, gray eyes, hair lightly powdered, rolled above ears and in back, wearing white shirt with gold, printed vest, red collarless ...


A ticket for admission to an assembly at Mrs. Mary Cowley's Coffee House, dated November 6, 1766. Ticket provided admission to a "Miss...Robinson" for "the season". Text is printed on the reverse s...


A folded page containing off-white linen and cotton fabric "samples from/Cork/1766". Sample at top is a figured weave consisting of lozenge shapes; caption above reads: "This is all cotton + there ...


Ivory silk saque-back gown and petticoat made of a complex brocade with red, pink and white flowers and bands of horizontal ivory ribs. Fabric was most likely woven in Spitalfields, England. Sleeve...


Petty ledger for Christopher Champlin includes:
  • Account between Champlin and William Sachem of Charlestown
  • Account between Champlin and Thomas Ephraim
  • Power of attorney ...

34.1.7 A
Chair
1765 – 1785

One of a set of two Windsor side chairs with a fan-back made of tulip and ash. Original green painted legs and backs; seats have original "grained" decoration imitating mahogany. Made in Rhode Isla...


Sampler w/ alphabet worked three times, each time in a different stitch; no 'J' or 'U' in the alphabet; flowers; blues, yellows, beiges and greens; stitched verse reads; "Embrace Instruction/ Hold ...

01.269
Desk
1765 – 1858

Mahogany and tulip slant-front desk with three drawers, straight bracket feet, blocked interior drawers, sliding well, sliding lid supports with carved bird's head terminals, and a brass label on b...

FIC.2020.131
Purchase Order
November 15 1764

Order from Thomas Ninegrett to Christopher Champlin for assorted goods.

FIC.2014.63
Commission
January 20 1764

A printed commission appointing Thomas Vernon of Newport to the office of "Deputy Post-Master," 1764. Signed by "Post-Masters-General" Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft; also signed by James Park...

01.798
Bottle
circa 1764

Bottle has small lip; red rim with 2 yellow and 3 white lines around neck. Front and back panels have 2 round blue flowers with yellow centers, and red, yellow, white and blue plumes. Side panels h...

01.797
Tumbler
circa 1764

Enameled glass with a picture of a boy dressed in 18th century style (blue knickers, green three-cornered hat and red coat), carrying 2 water buckets over his shoulders. Elaborate, colorful flowers...

01.796
Bottle
circa 1764

Small lip on bottle. Enameled with picture of two doves on a heart with blue and white flowers below; red and white dots down either side. Red, white, yellow and blue flowers on side panels. White ...


Drawing mounted on wood of the Rev. Henry Channing, by Gilbert Stuart at age nine.


Mahogany bookcase on desk with three shelf cupboard bookcase; slant-top desk; eight block front drawers, four pigeonholes and one door inside desk; four drawers outside desk; brass fixtures on oute...


Curved oval silver frame shoe buckles with bead-like ornament, twi-tined fork bears a heart-shaped motif.


Man and woman holding hands, standing on brown ground; the woman's face is hidden by a big white hat and she is wearing a long black and red dress with white trim; the man wears a black hat; small ...

2012.52 AB
andirons
1760 – 1820

Set of brass and iron andirons from the Robinson House, located at 64 Washington Street.

98.2.1
Teapot
1760 – 1770

Rococo style silver teapot with mark of Paul Revere. Imagery on sides of teapot include a rampant lion and a shield with birds, circles, and a chevron. Birds, fruit, and foliage surround the lid.

01.755
Davis Quadrant
1760 – 1780

Davis quadrant (or backstaff) composed of 2 arcs of a circle having the same center. Supported by wooden stand. Ivory inlay reads: made by Benjamin King for Mr. John Langley, Jr. See also #01.756

01.273
Snuffbox
1760 – 1790

Oval-shaped copper tobacco box with applied silver oval on lid. Top of box engraved with flowers and phrase. Bottom engraved with vines encircling a sailing ship. Engraved with initials "PH", "Come...

69.3
Chest Of Drawers
1760 – 1780

Mahogany and chestnut chest-on-chest with ogee pediment, made by John Townsend. Four drawers in lower chest, three large and two small drawers in upper chest. Fluted bowl finials on fluted plinths,...

30.5 A
Screen, Fire
1760 – 1780

Firescreen on tripod of mahogany pedestal base, baluster-turned column with reeded capital. Flame finial prob. replaced. Oval frame with needlework. The silk needlework picture is an addition of c...

38.6
Chest Of Drawers
1760 – 1780

Mahogany and white Pine low case of drawers, block front with ogee bracket feet and shaped top. Four graduated drawers. Probably made in Newport.

01.220
Painting
1758 – 1802

Portrait painting of Rev. Gardiner Thurston. Half-length portrait, older man with white hair, white shirt with black vestment; right hand is holding a book. Subject was the Assistant Pastor of the ...

01.214
Spoon, Eating
1755 – 1770

Spoon with engraved initials: "S*F" (original) and "NT" (added) in script; handle curves up; has mid-rib on front. "TA" enclosed in a square, "ARNOLD" enclosed in a rectangle.

32.1
Desk
1755 – 1780

White pine, red cedar and chestnut four-drawer desk with slender ogee bracket feet; interior has block-front drawers with shell-carving; desk has sliding wooden locks in top drawer and sliding well...

2012.48
spoon
1751 – 1828

Coin silver spoon with marking on back consistent with Thomas Arnold (1734-1828). Engravings on the handle are present: a script monogram "CC" and the numeral 3.

FIC.2014.532
Wallet
1750 – 1790

Dark brown-red leather 18th pocket book wallet with flap closure and interior green lining.

2004.024.001
Punch Bowl
1750 – 1770

Wheldonware punch bowl recovered during the excavation of an 18th century privy at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House

2018.001.006
Flagon
1750 – 1800

Pewter flagon with elaborate handle and attached lid. Taxes stamps are worn, but partially visible to the left of the handle at the top.

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