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A cabinet card depicting American Civil War General Ambrose Burnside (1824-1881). Burnside is seen wearing a coat, waistcoat, and white collar; he has white hair. Photograph by Manchester Brothers,...

A photograph depicting businesses on the eastern side of Thames Street, before 1882. Storefronts include Andrew Bryer's Dining Rooms, J.W. Hammett's. J.M. Swan Shoes, and C.F. Frasch's Confectiona...

A glass plate positive image, probably for use in a magic lantern (stereopticon) projection unit. The image depicts a view of Bath Road looking east. A carriage, as well as the outline of a house, ...

Seaview, Cottage of James Powell Kernochan before alteration of 1889.

October 8 1889

Commemorative ribbon, white on teal background, for the 24th Triennial Conclave, grand encampment of the Knights Templar. The top of the ribbon has a sequined star attached.

October 8 1889

White commemorative ribbon for the 24th Triennial Conclave of the Knights Templar from New Bedford, MA. The event was located in Washington, DC.

October 7 1889

Red commemorative ribbon for the 24th Triennial Conclave of the Knights Templar. The ribbon has a rendering of George Washington's profile in the middle and an ax on top.

October 1 1889

Lease between the Newport Historical Society and the Newport Natural History Society for the property at 82 Touro Street.

Black commemorative ribbon with silver print for the 24th Triennial Conclave of the Knights Templar.

Schoolwork completed on an invoice from R. & J. Farquhar & Co. found in Beatrice Stone's notebook (2010.31 A). Though found in Beatrice's book, the name on the work is Evelyn G. Field of Pr...

An autograph book with a red velvet cover once owned by Sarah P. Bryant. Contains signatures and messages from many of Sarah's Newport classmates, teachers, playmates, and family members. Most sign...

circa 1889

Light blue ink on white paper. One hundred of these certificates entitled you to Duke's Postage Stamp Album.

A photographic portrait of George Bancroft (1800-1891), historian and former U.S. Secretary of the Navy. Bancroft has a long beard, and is wearing a suit jacket and shirt. He is seated at a desk pi...

A painting of the Old Stone Mill in what appears to be autumn. The mill sits at the center of the painting and has a black iron fence around it. Dark trees in teh background to the left, tree with ...

A black and white photograph depicting a horse and carriage in front of businesses on upper Thames Street. Two gentlemen are seen in the photograph, one holding the horse's reins.Two clapboard bui...

Black and white photo of 4 sailors on a ship. On back is a brief transcript of service of each man on the "Mohican." Left to right: David Ireland - sitting with arms folded Gilbert Purdy - stand...

Black and white half-tone print of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont. Photo is a portrait of his face and neck, subject is looking directly at the camera. Wearing a dark jacket and white ruffled shirt.

Rosette in red, white and blue. Reverse is stamped, U.S. Patent 1888 France.

1888 – 1890

1888 and 1890 Gibbs Medal for Scholarship awarded to John Francis Hamilton. The 1888 medal reads: "The Gibbs Medal for Scholarship, Fourth Grammar Class, 1888, Newport, R.I., John Francis Hamilton,...

Detailed view of Newport Harbor. Churches, factories and wharves are clearly visible. Sidewheel steamship 'Eolus' at her berth at commercial wharf. Schooners, sloops and a few smaller vessels in th...

Pair of dark cream ribbed silk wedding shoes with 1" heel and square toe, two criss-crossing paisley designs on the toe, made up of small and large sized faux pearls. Tag in box states, "stockings ...

A sepia tone photograph of a group playing tennis at the Newport Casino. Identified in the photograph are T.A. Lawton, Nan Lawton, Mrs. T.A. Lawton, Charles Lawton, and Charlotte Lawton. At left ...

annual report
March 18 1887

Light green/blue paperback, saddle stitch binding. Cover is stamped, "Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, Mass." Inside cover has a newspaper clipping glued in summarizing a special m...

Black and White photograph of a three-masted ship on the water. On land in foreground, one artist paints the ship, while three boys look on. Reverse reads: "A Bergner Photograph taken c. 1887 at Ba...

Print, Photographic
circa 1887 – 1902

A photograph depicting the exterior of Touro Synagogue, located on Touro Street. The Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House (home to the Newport Historical Society) can be seen at right (the building w...

A photograph depicting the Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House after its move to Touro Street. The building became the headquarters of the Newport Historical Society. An addition, visible towards rig...

September 10 1886

A Newport Casino program, printed for Friday, September 10, 1886. Published by A. Manton Chase, New York. Cover includes an illustration of the Casino's exterior, surrounded by scenes of sailing,...

Black and white photo of John Peckham. By L. Alman 172 Fifth Avenue, corner Twenty Second Street, New York, and Bellevue Ave., Newport, R.I. Date on back of photo reads Aug. 12, 1886.

annual report
March 19 1886

Green, staple bound annual report of the Newport Historical Society. Cover is stamped, "Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, Mass." 44 pages.

A photomechanical print of Vinland ("Mr. Louis L. Lorillard's House," completed 1883) from George William Sheldon's "Artistic Country-Seats," Appleton & Co., 1886-7. Print depicts the entrance ...

A photomechanical print of an interior courtyard at the Newport Casino (completed 1881). The courtyard has a clock, open windows, ivy-covered walls, flower boxes under the windows, and open air por...

A mounted photograph depicting twelve firemen in front of Prospect Hill Street Fire Station.

A print depicting an architectural rendering of the interior of Trinity Church, as published in the American Architect and Building News, No. 554, dated August 7, 1886. Illustrations render gallery...

1886 – 1889

1886-1889 ledger with prescriptions from various doctors and druggists--mostly in Newport, but some located in Providence, New York City, Boston, and elsewhere--pasted onto each page. Some of the p...

D90 AB
Hair Ornament
1886 – 1887

Silk Chinese hair ornaments made of silk with brass pin. Flowers of wire covered with silk.

D89 AB
Shoes (footwear)
1886 – 1887

Green Chinese satin shoes used for a masquerade (1886/1887). Green with embroidered blue and white. White, very high soles. Worn by Miss Florence Newton

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