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(a) 19th century brass spring lancet used for bloodletting. (b) Wooden case with latch for lancet.


Aqua blue ribbon w/ Newport scene, Settled 1639 seal; ribbon reads: 'Welcome Home 23d August, 1859'; fringe on sides.

98.6.7
Commemorative
August 23 1859

Aqua blue ribbon w/ Newport scene, Settled 1639 seal; ribbon reads: 'Welcome Home 23d August, 1859'; fringe on sides.

2000.7.20.1-.2
Ticket
August 23 1859

Two orange tickets with black text 're-union, morning and evening, Newport, Rhode Island, august 23, 1859'. Written on back of ticket 2000.7.20.1 is 'enter large tent, W. Newton'.

2000.7.20.3
Commemorative
August 23 1859

White silk ribbon with black text and image of the seal of the city of Newport. Text reads 'Re-Union 23d August 1859'.

98.6.9
Commemorative
August 23 1859

Aqua blue ribbon w/ Newport scene, Settled 1639 seal; ribbon reads: 'Welcome Home 23d August, 1859'; fringe on sides.

98.6.6
Commemorative
August 23 1859

Aqua blue silk ribbon w/ Newport settlement seal; 'Welcome Home 23d August 1859'; fringe along sides.

01.750
Barometer
circa 1859

Round brass barometer with glass face. Ring at top.


"We have met the enemy and they are ours" "Photograph by Stimpson" "Entered acording to Act of Congress in the year 1859 by T. Jones & Sons in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Nor...


A daguerreotype depicting Hugh Dudley Auchincloss (1858-1913) with his sister, Sarah Ann Auchincloss. Image by J. Gurney of Broadway (Newport or New York). Was probably on display at Hammersmith ...

1854.8.20
Ballot
circa 1858 – 1859

Repulican Party ticket printed for the election of Thomas Davis to the U.S. House of Representatives.


A penmanship book completed by Lizzie C. Weaver, 1858. The book is the fifth volume in Potter and Hammond's twelve-step "system." Volume 5 emphasizes writing words with capital letters and sentence...


A mid- to late-19th century military canteen. Made of metal with a small spout at top. A plain weave brown strap runs around circumference of canteen through metal tabs; strap is knotted near base,...


A carte-de-visite depicting Albert Pourtales, 1858.


Folio of mostly religious sheet music done in ink and pencil, mostly religious songs. One piece is signed by TH Tew 1857, (Thomas Horsewell Tew 1819-1874). Contains music and lyrics for the followi...

1886.8
Typewriter
circa 1857

Piano keyboard style typewriter. Also known as "literary piano". It was the first typewriter to have a type guide. Invented by Newport resident Samuel Ward Francis (1835-1886).

D410 A-D
Dress
circa 1857

Apple green ribbed silk skirt and bodice with white satin flowers, lace collar. Eight white satin buttons remain out of ten buttons on front of bodice. Back of skirt is longer than the front. Flowe...

94.4.5
Handbill
circa 1857

Handbill for the Washington Square Family School in Newport, Rhode Island at No. 11 Washington Square. Handbill notes "FOR TEN BOYS ONLY," and is signed Benjamin H. Rhoades, Principal. It lists ref...


A copy of "Newport and Its Scenery," a book of lithographs by John Collins published in Burlington, New Jersey (1857). Includes introductory text describing images. Inscription on first page reads:...

40.7.18
Cage Crinoline
1856 – 1865

Cage crinoline of concentric steel hoops suspended from 9 tapes. 20 complete circles hoops and 2 "U" shaped hoops at top of crinoline near waist. Tag "Gift of Miss Anne B. Vernon April 23, 1940" an...


Double breasted, navy wool waistcoat with three pockets, two on PL, one on PR. Lined in lighter brown cambric and backed in dark brown cambric. Back cinch has metal buckle "Patent 1856." Large pock...

P9634
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting four women seated in front of a seascape backdrop. Three of the women are wearing shirtwaists with long skirts; woman at right is wearing a striped dress with ruffles along bodi...

P9633
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting a young girl standing next to a table. Girl is wearing a light-colored dress and jacket with a waist sash; her hair ribbon, sash, and cheeks are hand-tinted (pink). Floor is cov...

P9632
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting a man holding a young child. Child is wearing a plaid dress with a plaid sash across his or her shoulder; man has a beard and is wearing a coat. Both subjects have hand-tinted c...

P9631
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting four women, both seated and standing, in front of a landscape backdrop. All women are wearing jackets or coats with leg-of-mutton sleeves; image is slightly out-of-focus. Image...

P9630
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting two women, one seated and one standing, in front of a neutral background. Woman at left wears a coat with leg-of-mutton sleeves, a long skirt, and a hat; woman at right wears a ...

P9629
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting a young girl wearing a light-colored dress with a waist sash and a scalloped hem. Image appears to have been taken in a studio, with a chair at right and a neutral background. S...

P9628
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting three unidentified women, both seated in standing. All women are wearing hats and coats with leg-of-mutton sleeves. An unidentifiable prop is visible at left; a painted landscap...

P9627
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting four identified women, both seated and standing in front of a neutral backdrop. Women in back row appear slightly out of focus; all wear jackets or coats with leg-of-mutton slee...

P9626
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting a woman wearing a dark dress with a stand-up collar and leg-of-mutton sleeves. Image appears to have been taken in a studio, with a drape or other prop at foreground and a paint...

P9625
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting two women standing behind a piece of twig furniture. Both women are wearing hats, long skirts, and jackets with leg-of-mutton sleeves. Image appears to have been taken outdoors,...

P9624
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting two girls photgraphed in a studio. Both subjects are wearing dark dresses with buttons down center front; girl at foreground is wearing a lace-like collar with dark ribbons. Stu...

P9623
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting an unidentified woman holding a baby. Cheeks of subjects are hand-tinted. Woman is wearing a dress with a ruffled yoke and a ribbon around her neck; baby is wearing a long dres...

P9621
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting two women in bathing costumes who are seated and standing in front of a painted backdrop. Props including a stool and a stair-like structure are visible at left. Cheeks of subje...

P9619
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting a young child standing in front of a studio backdrop with foliage. Child is wearing a large hat and a white dress with a dropped waist and pleats at center front; a fur throw is...

P9618
Tintype
after 1856

A tintype depicting five people in bathing costumes seated and standing in front of a studio backdrop. Image is possibly connected to the Hettie Johnson family of Newport.

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