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March 27 1839

Receipt for Newport town tax received from William Clarke, totalling five dollars, 60 cents. Dated March 27, 1839.

circa 1839 – 1865

A daguerreotype (1/6 size) depicting an above-ground view of Newport, possibly taken from the Atlantic House Hotel. Plate is galvanized (silver electroplated) and does not have its original cover. ...

An engraving depicting William Ellery Channing, seen wearing a white cravat and dark coat. Channing's signature is printed along the bottom edge. Original image was painted by Spiridione Gambardell...

Corsette: white linen with brown trapunto-style quilting and nine pairs of ivory (?) grommets for lacing. Laces missing. Handmade by Rebecca Coggeshall Barlow in 1839 as part of her wedding costume.

Small baby pillow with tassles at each of the four corners. Beads are applied to read, "Welcome Little Stranger 1838." On reverse beads spell the monogram "FMS."

Long white infant's dress. Low neck, short straight sleeves, hand embroidered with 7 groups of tucks at bottom.

Bank note reads:
"Newport, May 15, 1837
This will be received in payment for
Forty Cents,
or redeemed in the Bank Bills of
this town, at the store of"

Bank note reads:
"Newport, May 15, 1837
This will be received in payment for
Twenty-five Cents,
or redeemed in the Bank Bills of
this town, at the store of"

Store Card
May 15 1837

Note good at an unknown store, possibly W.C. Cozzens & Co., 10 cents

An 1837 Whig Party election ticket, Rhode Island. Lists candidates for representatives to the 25th U.S. Congress. Text is surrounded by a floral border.

Handwritten text on reverse appe...

Leather covered book, "Wisdom in Miniature". Inside book is inscribed, "R Williams to Catherine Williams 1837". Inside cover and pages feature pen scribbles and possible letter practicing.

1837 – 1886

A shotgun stock fragment, including forestock and wrist (missing butt). Retains rammed pipe, key and barrel lug, and two lock plates. Checkered wrist and forestock. Channels in wood for double barr...

1837 – 1876

Watercolor on paper of Newport Beach by Felix Augustus Peckham, b. 1837, d. 1876.

Bust (sculpture)
1836 – 1840

Male bust of Samuel Ward; short straight hair, no pupils on eyes, long, narrow nose, wrap around chest.

Long format, framed, three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one border on top. House with flowers and birds in center. Signature, flowers and animal figure, one verse. Verse reads, "To Him ...

Three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, large floral border, two scenic panels, house with yard, three baskets of flowers, one verse. Stitches used: cross and embroidery. Made with silk thre...

Horizontal format, central eight line verse, floral border (light blue). Completed by Mary E. Forbes at age 11. Silk thread on linen.

circa 1835

Black satin padded front, sleeveless, brown buckle back. Shawl collar, three pockets, seven buttons.

Watercolor view of Newport from Tammany Hill: beige sky, green fields and trees, farmhouse with 2 red chimneys in center; dog with yellow collar and picnic basket in right foreground.

Old stone mill with shadow; male and female holding umbrella stand by shadow on green grass; willow tree to right; cow to left of stone mill; background of water with ships and island with several ...

A child's stationery box that opens to reveal a miniature pen, letter opener, and sealing wax. Several types of paper and a small stamped envelope (reading "SURPRISE/PARIS") are stored in interior ...

A color print depicting Washington Square, looking west. The Colony House is visible at left; the Zion Episcopal (St. Joseph's) Church (1835) and the Oliver Hazard Perry House are visible on Touro ...

House in center, embroidered flowers and trees, three alphabet sequences, pastel colors. Large format. Verse reads, "Beauty's a fading flower" Stitches used include cross and whip. Signature: marke...

Beadwork key chain comprised of seed beads, the ground is comprised of brown beads, text, geometrical motifs and fringe are made of blue, black, and orange beads. The upper section of the keychain ...

White and tan sampler, featuring 3 different versions of the alphabet. On third line from the bottom it says "Lorna Woodbury."

Tombstone on which is engraved, "Hannah Gould, Died 1832"

Miniature photograph of John Henry Tilley (1831-1907). Light sepia-toned photo of a middle-aged man with a beard, receding hairline, brown coat and tie, white shirt. Copper color rim on a frame tha...

Newport, Rhode Island, drawn by G. Wall, engraved and printed by Fenner, Sears, and Co.

Print of Newport featuring windmill and Newport Harbor.

circa 1830 – 1850

A quilted skirt made of a burgundy, black, and light blue woven fabric with small, organic forms. Skirt is gathered into pleats along waistband; waistband is v-shaped, and is made of an ecru, plain...

Comb, Hair
circa 1830

Ornately carved tortoise shell comb with floral motif.

Miniature painting of Nichols Hazard: an older man with white hair, a black coat, and white shirt. Profile facing left. Blue/black background. Miniature is in an oval frame. Inscription (on back of...

circa 1830

Ornately carved tortoise shell comb with floral motif. 

Brown leather shoes of a slip-on style with a narrow oval toe and pronounced left/right shaping. The sole may also be of leather, and a possible wooden heel tacked with a several small nails. The s...

dress (garment)
circa 1830 – 1870

A child's dress made of an off-white printed cotton. Believed by the donor's family to date to c. 1825. Made of a bodice with capped sleeves attached to a waistband and skirt. Cartridge pleating on...

circa 1830

Cream colored cashmere, or fine twilled wool, waistcoat. Whitish clear buttons down front, two pockets and one breast pocket, buckles in back, pleated back.

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