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39.5.1
Comb, Hair
before 1870

Child's comb with a tortoise shell decoration. Comb is an 'Alice in Wonderland' style.


A photograph of Bellevue Avenue, looking south towards the Ocean House. Most likely taken from a roof or second-story window; image dates prior to the construction of the Newport Casino (1879-1881)...


Cabinet card depicting Elizabeth B. Finch. She is wearing a dress with bell sleeves, and her left arm is resting on a pedestal. Her hair is curled and tied up with ribbons. Photo is marked "Rockwo...

2009.21
cookbook
February 19 1879

Small paper booklet of recipes with the title page reading, "Valuable Recipts for Cooking, Original and Selected: Carefully Compiled for the Ladies' Fair of Zion Church, Newport RI, February 19th, ...

P8980
Carte-de-visite
December 1878

A carte-de-visite depicting Elizabeth Wheeler Paul, who is seen wearing earrings and a bow collar secured by a brooch.


Cabinet card of Lawrence Swinburne as a young boy. Subject is wearing a velvet-faced frock with three rows of buttons and a lace-like collar and cuffs, clocked stockings, and buttoned boots. His le...


Copy of a map of the area around Sachuest Beach (Second Beach) in Middletown, based on drawing by John Mumford in 1716. Notation on map reads: "A Plot taken from one Drawn by John Mumford July 26 1...


This ledger accounts for the daily operations of a working farm, very likely Hammersmith Farm, from 1877 through 1898. Items accounted include hay, crops, animals and physical improvements to struc...


Sepia toned photograph of firefighters in front of the fire station on Young Street. Fire station number 7. There are 11 men standing in the foreground in uniform. There are two men and a young ...

FIC.2019.055
Map
circa 1876

Map showing the principal points of interest in the city and the drives on the island. Folded into a small green booklet. 

FIC.2019.054
Map
circa 1876

This map shows the roads and points of interest of Newport. It is folded up into a small red booklet.


A print depicting an architectural rendering of Rogers High School; was most likely torn from "American Architect and Building News" (dated May 20, 1876). Top corners include labeled renderings of ...


Slim self published poem featuring hand colored pictures and typed pages. Entitled, "Talk About Indians"


Slim self published poem featuring hand colored pictures and typed pages. Entitled, "Woman, the Second Part"


A carte-de-visite depicting Charlie Millett Taylor, 1876.

91.6.1
Religious Pendant
September 5 1875

Gold cross inscribed "ECB" on the front, "Sept 5, 1875" on side. Small ring attached to top for chain or ribbon.


Postcard style New Year's card to Mary Weaver from J.P. Newell. The front of the card is notated by Newell, "London views on Thames River." Reverse features a pen sketch of a bird flying "across th...


Postcard style Christmas card to Phoebe Weaver from J.P. Newell. Reverse features a pen sketch of a bird flying over water. This card was found tucked inside 2013.22.1, Phoebe Weaver's autograph book.


Wedding gown worn by Maria Elizabeth Cory Brown, married November 10, 1875. Gown is comprised of a bodice and a separate skirt made of several layers of off-white plain weave fabric. First layer is...

44.2
painting
circa 1875

Oval bust-length portrait of Dr. Samuel Ward Francis; receding hairline, brown hair, mustache and partial beard. Black suit, white shirt with red stickpin under bow tie. Subject lived in Newport, R...


A photograph of the Newport Artillery Company outside their armory on Clarke Street. All men are wearing uniforms; some are holding guns. The Second Congregational Church and Zion Episcopal Church ...


A print made from a photomechanical image found in George C. Mason's "Newport and its Cottages" (1875). Print depicts Beach Cliffe, a mansion located at the corner of Bath Road and Rhode Island Av...

P8969
Stereograph
circa 1875

A stereograph depicting the grounds at Belair, home of the Norman Family located on Old Beach Road (earlier Buena Vista). Two pieces of twig furniture can be seen in the distance towards left. "Reg...

P8958
Stereograph
circa 1875

A stereograph depicting a Gothic Revival-style chicken coop at Belair, which has a clipped gable and posts and railings made from logs. A wire fence is visible behind the coop.

P8956
Stereograph
circa 1875

A stereograph depicting a group of adults and children posed on an around a tree house on the grounds of Belair, the Norman Family estate on Old Beach Road (earlier Buena Vista).

P8952
Stereograph
circa 1875

Rough ashlar gate posts and cast-iron gate at an entrance to Belair, the Norman Family home located on Old Beach Road (earlier Buena Vista). This entrance pictured here is located at the corner of...

P8951
Stereograph
circa 1875

A stereograph depiciting a group of children and adults, most likely members of the Norman family, seated and standing under several trees. One girl at left appears to be holding a bow. The photo...

P8950
Stereograph
circa 1875

A stereograph depicting the grounds of Belair as seen from a rear porch. A rustic carved chair is seen at left. Handwritten text on card at left reads: "Mrs. G.H. Norman."

P8948
Stereograph
circa 1875

A stereograph depicting a child, most likely from the Norman family, with three women (probably nurses). The group is standing on the grounds of Belair, directly in front of a greenhouse (left) and...

P8947
Stereograph
circa 1875

A photograph of the landscape behind Belair. An exotic bird is visible between trees at foreground; the house's porch, covered in ivy, is visible in the background.


A carte-de-visite depicting "Mrs. Morritt's grandchildren," the Corbetts.


A carte-de-visite depicting Comte Robert de Pourtales, c. 1875. Pourtales wears a coat with wide lapels, a waistcoat, a white collar, and a bow tie. He has long sideburns, a beard, and a moustache.


A carte-de-visite depicting Tamy Taylor. Ms. Taylor wears a pillbox-style hat, long earrings, and a hair net.


A black and white photograph depicting Washington Square during the second half of the 19th century. At the top of the square is the Colony House; utility poles with wires are seen throughout. B...


A black and white photograph of the steamship "Rhode Island." The ship has two large smoke stacks and a large paddle wheel cover; several people are gathered at its front.


A photograph of Chateau-sur-Mer, a house located on Bellevue Avenue. Architectural features include a mansard roof, dormers, corbels, rough hewn stone, a large veranda supported by columns, and an...

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