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A photograph depicting buildings at the corner of Spring and Church Streets. Two carriages and street railroad tracks are visible on Spring Street; hedges and a fence bordering Trinity Church's chu...

Photographic print of the wreck of the Water Witch at Sachuest Point. Several men are climbing on board the remains of the ship, which is recorded as carrying a load of logwood at the time of the w...

circa 1896

Small handle with reousse flowers on both sides. Long stem with small rounded hook. Possibly belonged to Elizabeth Perry Howard.

circa 1896

Piece of wood (logwood) from brig "Water Witch" mounted on wood shelf. Wrecked March 20, 1896. News accounts of wreck attached.

A black and white portrait of John Stedman Ward as a baby, c.1896. Stedman wears a dress with lace and puffed sleeves. He is seated on an ornately carved chair with tassels and upholstery.

1896 – 1897

A collection of seaweed specimens found in Newport between 1896-1897. Consists of 175 individual specimens, many of which are labeled with appropriate species names and the location where the speci...

A photograph of Elsie Clews, Harry Gray, Henry Clews, and Clinton Gray standing by the doors of cabanas at Bailey's Beach. All appear to be laughing. Doors behind them are labeled "C.W.L." and "...

1896 – 1897

A carte-de-visite depicting Una Soley Cownfeld, friend of Gwendolen King. Una wears a dress with a high collar, large leg of mutton sleeves, a fur overlay, and a large floral corsage. Her hair i...

1895 – 1896

1895-1896 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...

1895 – 1905

Brown, watered grosgrain silk skirt. Trim is stitched bias bands.

D366 AB
1895 – 1905

Black chantilly lace evening dress, trimmed with velvet ribbons, beads, pailletts, jet.

1895 – 1964

Log book listing dates, names, and amounts paid by various guests of Pinard Cottages 1895-1907, one page from 1964; also newspaper clipping with article on Pinard Cottages.

1895 – 1900

Doll made of composition shoulder plate, white wool wig, hand painted face. The body is cloth stuffed with sawdust. The clothes are flowered silk skirt with rose velvet overskirt, black lace bodic...

1895 – 1900

Souvenir mug; white ceramic mug with transfer design of Old Stone Mill and gold floral embellishment. Made in Germany for Whitfield Tuck Dry Goods Co., Newport. Maker's mark on bottom: T shield and...

A photograph taken on the grounds of The Breakers (1895). A children's playhouse at left is bordered by a walkway with small trees; the main house is visible in the background at right. Image was p...

1894 – 1903

Soft drink type, clear, embossed on one side, inside pressed circle, embossed number on bottom. Pressed embossed circle on front: 'D.W. Sheehan/ Bottler/ Newport, R.I.'. Under this: 'Registered'. E...

1894 – 1906

Champagne type, dark green bottle with letters on front. On front 'P. Faerber/ Newport/ R.I.'

1894 – 1906

Soft drink type, blue tinted bottle with embossed letters on front. On front embossed letters: 'P/ Faerber/ Newport, R.I./ Registered"

A photograph of a carriage driving down Ocean Avenue, west of Bailey's Beach. Several houses are visible in the distance, including Belcourt (far left), Beachholm, and Seaweed.

Miniature of Avis Robinson (1893-1965) profile, right side of face. Woman with short, dark, brown hair, white dress. Background is lilac and cream. Inscribed on back of frame, "Avis W. Robinson 189...

A matted photograph of a group of U.S. Navy personnel, most likely aboard the U.S.S. Tennessee (see hat bands). Reverse of photograph reads: "Seaman Gunner's Class/Joseph N. Stanley C.P.O.".

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...

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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