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Franklin printing press. Made in London. Press was moved to Boston from London by James Franklin in 1717. Moved again by James Franklin in 1726 to Newport.

71.14
Scissors
circa 1650

Hand-forged steel scissors with large bow handles (bows open at base). Wide beveled blades fastened with single rivet. Marked with stamp of two circles below pivot.

63.2.1 AB
Spoon, Eating
1650 – 1800

Two spoons with square stems and round bowls. Symbol marked with "HK."


VERY LONG, FINE WORK, FINE WEAVE, MANY DECORATIVE, STYLIZED FLORAL PATTERNS IN PASTEL COLORS.

W 1974.33.1
Fireback
17th century

Relief decoration; shield in center surrounded by letters; crown lion and unicorn on either side of shield; initials "E" and "R".


Title page from a New Testament bible, torn out and enclosed in glass. The bible was printed 1597. On reverse is a listing of towns in Rhode Island with population tabulations for whites, negroes, ...

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