364 Object Results


A stereograph image depicting the Aquidneck Hotel on Pelham Street.

Image was produced by Newport photographer Joshua A. Williams (d. 1892), whose printed label on reverse reads:

A stereograph depicting the Mrs. William M. Coles House, Bellevue Avenue at Dixon Street. House has a half-timbered exterior and is bordered by a fence and trees. Photographs by Joshua Appleby Will...

A stereograph of the John Bansiter House on the corner of Spring and Pelham Streets. A carriage and three pedestrians are visible at center. Image by J.A. Williams (d. 1892). Printed label on re...

before 1892

A stereograph depicting a view of Washington Square, looking west. The Brick Market is visible in the distance at right. Printed label on reverse reads: "Washington Square,/NEWPORT, R.I./PHOTOGRAPH...

A photograph of The Breakers (first), ocean facade. Large striped awnings are visible at the first level; the house is covered in ivy. Architectural features include two large gables, a balustrad...

A photograph depicting a large hall in The Breakers (first). A staircase flanks an archway at center; potted palms, chandeliers, and sconces are seen throughout. Room has a coffered ceiling and e...

A photomechanical print that appears to have been cut from an unknown source. Print features several houses along the Cliff Walk, including The Breakers (original house, destroyed by fire in 1892)...

A photograph depicting the Forty Steps at the Cliff Walk, located at the end of Narragansett Avenue. The first Breakers (Peabody & Stearns, destroyed by fire in 1892) is visible at far right i...

A matted photograph depicting a young child sitting on a fence near Hanging Rock, Middletown. A small body of water and a stone wall are visible towards foreground.

before 1892

A stereograph depicting the Old Stone Mill in Touro Park. The Mill is shown covered in ivy.

Stereograph was produced by Joshua A. Williams of Newport; his studio label, affixed to rever...

Sepia toned photo of the first Breakers estate, Ruggles Avenue. Photo depicts the driveway of the Breakers estate with a man in a carriage. Bottom of photo reads "Ochre Point, No. 143, The Breake...

June 30 1892

Diploma awarded to Archibald Burnside Coggeshall for completing studies at the Coddington School. There is a seal for the city of Newport at the bottom, flanked by signatures from school officials....

A photograph of (left to right) an unidentified building, The Rocks, and Seafield, as viewed from the north side of Bailey's Beach (Cliff Walk).

Photographic print of the Weaver fire of 1892, captured at the corner of Broadway and Stone street. The image shows a burnt storefront flanked by collapsed buildings. Several items have been salvag...

February 25 1892

Certificate presented to Thomas Albro, policeman on 2/25/1892 by the Special Police Force, Newport, RI. Red Newport seal on certificate. When certificate is folded it resembles a pamphlet.

A photograph of the Marble House nearing completion.

1892 – 1937

Ledger of watchmaker and jeweler, Otto L. Ruecker. Also included is other information including detailed weather reports for 1928 - 1929. Cover has detached from binding. A letter from Emilie Rueck...

A blue scarf with white stars used in an Uncle Sam-type costume during the 1892 election for U.S. President. Most likely made of cotton, the scarf is comprised of four squares which are machine-sti...

A top hat used in an Uncle Sam-type costume during the 1892 election for U.S. President. Made of felted wool with an American flag band around crown (probably made of cotton). Edge of brim and inte...

Folding fan, one side is balck and white, them other in color. Made of wood and paper. Souvenir fan "a Colon."

A photograph depicting the Marble House in its final phases of construction. The front (Bellevue Avenue) facade is shown.

Letter book
January 1 1892

Book of letters written by J. Coleman Drayton that chronicle the scandal between himself and his estranged wife, Charlotte Augusta Astor. Drayton's letters are primarily to his lawyers, as they wor...

Dish, Eating
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain heart shaped dish of scalloped and gadrooned sides; clear glaze outside; yellowish-cream glaze inside.

Pitcher, Cream
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain colorless creamer of pink Tridacna; swelling sides; top edge gently bends inward. Part of a set including: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59.1.3. From Fermanagh, Ireland.

Bowl, Sugar
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain colorless sugar bowl of pink Tridacna; swelling sides; top edge gently bends inward. Part of a set including: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59.1.3. From Fermanagh, Ireland.

1891 – 1959

Teapot and cover of Basket or Tridacna shell design; edges and handles decorated in pink; spout decorated in pink relief vinelike decoration. Part of a set that includes: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59....

Green velvet hat with gold netting and filgree around the edge. Pearl and jewel accents in the trim with a large white feather on the back. Inside tag states, '26. Place Vendome/Ancienne Maison/Pau...

pump (shoes)
circa 1890 – 1920

Pair of satin and brocade pumps with a brocade bow. Front part of shoe is covered in a pale blue-green satin; mid-section to heel is covered in a brown and blue floral brocade. Shoe has a three-inc...


Cream colored bodice with square neckline. The front is lace with silk that is draped over it in the center with two bows. Sleeves and back are silk. Sleeves have lace trim. Bows on each side befor...

Candid snapshot of Virginia Fair (Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt, Jr.) bathing at Bailey's Beach.

Print, Photographic
circa 1890 – 1939

A black and white photograph of Hugh L. Willoughby seated at a desk. The photograph is torn in two pieces from top to bottom.

Shipping box for bonnet D411A. Natural color, made from wood. Has trademark of J. Chanvinfuen, Emballeus Expediteurs and of WB Crockler, Boston, MA.

A photograph depicting Rosyln (built between 1890-1891), Beacon Hill Road. Image was taken by Clarence Stanhope (d. 1923); road at foreground is bordered by a stone wall, gate, and shrubs. A carria...

Green and black brocade two piece brocade dress. Dress is said to have been owned by Miss. Edith Wetmore (1870-1966), daughter of Governor Wetmore.

A picture of J.K. Sullivan's yacht while in harbor. 

A picture of Zara, a yacht owned by A. Edward Tower, in Brenton Cove.

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