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98.7.14
Snuffbox
before 1862

This small box looks like a book on the outside. It has brown/red velvet with gold detailing. The inside of the box is lined with Prussian blue paper and has a mirror on the left side in a gold fra...


Testimonial of honor given to Robert D. Coggeshall for his service to his country during the Civil War. Signed by Edward C. Manron, adjutant general and A. Burnside, governor. A portrait of Coggesh...


Small silver circular medal that reads, "Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York Incorporated March 29 1824" Back reads, "Vita Felicibus Ausis Servata./ Presented to Miss Ida Lewis as a test...


Silver commerative medal in an anchor shape.. Front reads, "Here I came to an anchor" and the back reads, "Sterling. A remembrance to Ida Lewis the saver of many lives.


An architectural rendering of "Le Chalet" (also called "Rest Mere," built between 1869-1870), a house on Bellevue Avenue designed by Richard Morris Hunt. Illustration was most likely executed by Hu...

11.4.1
Pulling Boat
circa 1869

Rowboat "Rescue," made by Thomas Stoddard, used by Ida Lewis. Oak boat with two sets of oars; two benches across middle and two sets of oarlock holders. Panel with criss-cross pattern at bow. Nauti...


A photograph of Ida Lewis seated on a rock neaxt to her rowboat, Rescue. Lewis is wearing a hat with a band reading "Rescue" and is holding an oar. Printed text on mat below photograph reads: "En...


Military map of the Southern United States, including Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Arkansas, and parts of South Carolina and Tennessee. Compiled by E. Freyhold and engraved by Julieus Bien...


Pamphlet about the life of Ida Lewis, entitled, "Ida Lewis, The Heroine of Lime Rock." By George D. Brewerton. 


A silver circular medal with a crest on the front with two rowboats, shaking hands, and a ship at sea. Above the word "refuge" is a house. Inscription: (front): "Humane Society of Massachusetts, Re...


A ticket for steamship passage issued by the Narragansett Steamship Company/Fall River Line to Ida Lewis. The ticket is designated as "Complimentary," and was valid through December 31, 1869.

1854.6.2
Sheet music
1869 – 1911

Sheet music, "Respectfully dedicated to the Heroine of New Port Lime Rock, Miss Ida Lewis." The cover features an illustration of Ida Lewis standing with Lime Rock Lighthouse in the background, as ...


Ornate silver-plated speaking trumpet w/ red braided silk cord, presented to Thomas Stevens by the members of the Phoenix Hook & Ladder Co., No. 1, Newport, RI. Trumpet is elaborately engraved,...


A carte-de-visite depicting Ida Lewis holding an oar. Text below image reads: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year of our Lord 1869, by Manchester Brothers, in the Clerks Office of th...


A carte-de-visite depicting a possible member of the Pourtales family (James?), 1869. The young man pictured wears a coat with wide lapels, a high collar, and a necktie with a broad knot.

01.768
Sun Compass
after 1869

Small sundial and compass in hinged wooden case. Belonged to Ida Lewis; acquired with other Ida Lewis memorabilia.


A photograph of Kay Chapel, located on the corner of Church and Mary Streets. Part of the exterior is covered in ivy; a street lamp is visible at foreground.


A framed oval photograph of Hugh Auchincloss, Sr. (1858-1913). Photograph is a full body portrait; Auchincloss has a hat in his left hand, and is wearing a vest and jacket, chain and fob, a white p...


A carte-de-visite depicting Dr. William Gibson, c.1868.


A carte-de-visite depicting Mary LeRoy King, 1868.


A mounted photograph depicting the Commodore Matthew C. Perry Monument in Touro Park (built 1868). The monument is surrounded by a fence and grass; trees, a lamppost, and electrical cables are visi...

FIC.2015.006
Map
November 30 1867

Watercolor painting mapping out a plan for landscaping in Cherry Neck. A large compass is drawn in the upper left. The inscription at the bottom gives the area of each property lot on the map in ac...

98.8.7
Engraving
August 24 1867

Print engraving of illustration from Harper's Weekly of the Old Stone Mill, titled "The Round Tower of Newport". The engraving is taken from a photo by Rockwood of NYC.


A letter written by Rhode Island Governor Ambrose Burnside to Malcolm Townsend, Esq. of New York. Gov. Ambrose thanks Mr. Townsend for an unspecified "collection" that assists "...the men who led o...

FIC.2013.67
Flag
circa 1867

American flag with 37 stars, possibly made of silk. The stars appear to be gilt, arranged in 6 rows and 6 columns with one star floating in the middle of the blue field. Flag is attached to wooden ...

98.7.12
Key
1867 – 1888

Large brass key used for state room on the steamer 'Bristol'. Key was for room #123. The 'Bristol' was launched in 1867; it had 220 state rooms; it burned at long wharf in December 1888.


A carte-de-visite depicting Charlie Hunter, 1867.


A carte-de-visite depicting Charlie Hunter, 1867. Hunter wears a double-breasted coat with a light-colored skirt and stockings. He also wears a straw hat with a ribbon, and holds a small basket. ...


A carte-de-visite depicting William M. Bailey, Jr., 1867. Bailey is pictured in profile, and wears a sack coat and bowtie.


A carte-de-visite depicting Richard Morley Harison, 1867. Harison wears aan open jacket with no buttons, a bow tie, a waistcoat, and matching trousers. He holds a bowler hat and walking stick, an...


A carte-de-visite depicting William R. Hunter as a boy, 1867.


A carte-de-visite depicting A.M. Eaton in September 1867. Mr. Eaton wears a coat with wide lapels (possibly a frock or tail coat), waistcoat, and necktie.


A carte-de-visite depicting Maymey Place, age 10 (1867). The card consists of a small tintype adhered behind an elliptical cutout. Maymey wears a hat, small earrings, and a bodice with a high col...


A black and white photograph of three women, a man, and a child on steps leading to an entrance to The Chalet (1866-67). The Chalet is a Swiss-style house located on Halidon Avenue in Newport, RI....


A black and white photograph of "The Chalet" (1866-67), a Swiss-style home located on Halidon Avenue in Newport, RI (once owned by Hugh L. Willoughby). Depicted in the photograph is a tree-lined ...


A black and white photograph of "The Chalet" (1866-67), a Swiss-style home located on Halidon Avenue in Newport, RI. The house was once owned by Hugh L. Willoughby. The photograph includes a view...

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