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2010.33.2
Postcard
before 1907

A photographic postcard depicting farmworkers and horses working in an open field at Oakland Farm, Portsmouth. Caption on image reads: "OAKLAND FARM PORTSMOUTH R.I. 1089".


A ceramic tankard made to commemorate Rogers High School's centennial (1973). A circular seal with school's coat of arms is printed on face. Manufactured by Balfour; imprint on bottom reads "MADE I...


A Christmas greeting card sent by Anne and William Vanderbilt. Card is printed with red text on front, and opens to reveal a photograph of the extended Vanderbilt family in a living room. Portrai...


A Christmas card from Anne and William Vanderbilt. Red text on front of card; photograph (color) in frame in interior. According to a handwritten note found inside, photograph shows Mr. and Mrs. ...


A greeting card printed with a black and white photograph of Anne Vanderbilt, Jr. and William H. Vanderbilt, Jr. seated outside. Made for Anne and William Vanderbilt.

2010.34.24
Card, Trade
circa 1950 – 1960

An advertising card in the shape of Santa Claus. Printed in color, with Santa in a red suit holding a sack of toys and a paper reading "Seasons Greetings." Reverse is a printed advertisement for ...


A Christmas postcard depicting a young boy (possibly William H. Vanderbilt, Jr.) in a rowboat labeled "PADDLE TO THE SEA." Made for William and Anne Vanderbilt. Red text, appearing as handwriting...


A Christmas postcard depicting two women and a young boy on an outdoor patio (possibly Anne and Elsie Vanderbilt with William H. Vanderbilt, Jr.). Sent from William and Anne Vanderbilt to Mr. and ...


A Christmas postcard sent by Anne and William Vanderbilt to Mr. Alfred Bryan and family. Front of postcard includes red printed text and a black and white photograph of William H. Vanderbilt, Jr. ...


A Christmas postcard depicting William H. Vanderbilt, Jr. as a toddler, wearing overalls and standing near a picket fence. Sent from the Vanderbilts to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bryan. Red text, appea...


A Christmas postcard depiciting Anne, Emily ("Paddy"), and Elsie Vanderbilt seated in a garden. Addressed to Mr. Alfred Bryan and family.

2010.34.26.2
Uniform
1941 – 1945

A pair of navy blue wool trousers that are part of a U.S. Navy dress uniform. Bell bottom cut. Flap at front closes with 13 buttons (with anchors). Two welted pockets at waistband, one with zipper....

2010.34.26.1
Uniform
1941 – 1945

The top to a U.S. Navy dress jumper from World War II. Made of navy blue wool. Welted front pocket at right front has a yoke across chest and a patch with a gold eagle emblem. Three rows of twill t...


A postcard from the Vanderbilt family to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bryan. Includes a photograph of Anne and William Vanderbilt with their daughters (Anne and Elsie) and Mr. Vanderbilt's daughter (Emily).


A brochure produced for Sullivan Coal of Almy Wharf, Newport. Front includes a racist portrayal of a young African American girl in a tub with the text "AH WON'T RUB OFF/AH's BEEN Laundered!". In...


A Christmas card from William and Anne Vanderbilt. Printed on inside and outside with an illustration of two elephants in winter clothing on a sled.


Brown leather pumps once owned by Penelope Chase Bryan. Part of a wedding ensemble. Features include a 2 1/2 inch heel and leather bows cut in a scalloped design. Small seed beads are sewn to the b...


A self-fabric belt made of printed and brown velvet. Part of a wedding ensemble made for Penelope Chase Bryan. Ends are cut at an angle. A few seams.

2010.34.35.2
hat
circa 1934

A hat made of brown and printed velvet. Part of a wedding ensemble made by Lelia Carr for Penelope A.C. Bryan's 1934 wedding. The fabric is draped and folded in an alternating pattern to form a tur...


A brown and printed velvet dress worn by Penelope Anthony Chase Bryan at her wedding in 1934. Features include a high waist seam, bust darts, and gathering at neckline and cuffs. 2 3/4 inch hem. A ...


A Christmas card from Mrs. Moses Taylor (Mrs. Edith Bishop Taylor, later Nicholson) of Glen Farm, Portsmouth. Printed text on interior reads: "A Merry Christmas/from/Mrs. Moses Taylor". Image on fr...


A ticket to a Testimonial Dinner for Reverend and Mrs. William H. Langley, Jr. The ticket is printed with black text; handwritten text includes "Mr. Manton Chace" (the purchaser of the ticket) and...


A Christmas card from the Vanderbilt Family. A black and white photograph is affixed to the card's front, depicting three girls (Emily "Paddy," Elsie, and Anne "Annie" Vanderbilt) in a cart drawn b...


A Glen Farm Fire Department badge. Badge has a circular medallion with a fire engine at center. The number "1" appears at bottom; an eagle with the year "1933" appears at top.


A box containing a set of two curling irons and two wrapped sets of hair pins. Box is printed in blue, pink, and off-white with a metallic base. Top includes image of woman curling her hair with th...


A small rectangular box of "Pro-Bobpins" bobby pins. Box is printed in blue, pink, and off-white. Lid includes image of woman culing her hair and the following text: "PRO-BOBPINS/TRADE MARK REG./10...


A certificate given to Mary Manchester from the "Order of the Patrons of Husbandry" (National Grange). The certificate confers a "Degree of Ceres" through a "Assembly of the Priests of Demeter." Th...


A certificate given to Mary Manchester from the State Grange. Printed text and handwriting includes the following: "No. 1122 This is to certify that Mary E. Manchester has been duly invested with ...

2010.34.22
Brochure
circa 1915

A hat and children's wear brochure from the Standard Mail Order Co., New York City. Features include color illustrations of products on modles with text and pricing information. Folds out into ei...


A child's white jacket made of a plain weave fabric with raised checks. All edges are bound with a woven white tape, arranged as a double layer. Cut away front and scalloped edge at bottom. Curved ...


A child's white pleated skirt, made of a plain weave fabric with raised checks. Features include a front panel bordered with ten white buttons and a waistband with nine buttonholes around its circu...


A small rectangular box from Cole's Pharmacy of 302 Thames Street. Top of box has black border and reads: "ESTABLISHED 1885./CHARLES M. COLE/REGISTERED PHARMACIST. /PHONE 254/302 Thames, corner Pro...

2010.33.1
Postcard
1907 – 1915

A color postcard depicting the main house at Oakland Farm, owned by Alfred Vanderbilt.

2010.34.32
Collar
circa 1900 – 1930

A leather bag containing a collection of assorted collars. Manufacturers include Arrow and Welch, Margetson, and Co. Ltd. of London. Almost all collars are stamped to hand-labeled "HMC" or "H.M. ...


A starched women's linen jacket or shirt. Features leg-of-mutton sleeves with gathers at shoulder and cuffs, a one inch stand up collar, and gathering across twill tape at back. Front has panel dow...


An advertising card from Thomas J. King, D.D.S. of 194 Thames Street. Front of card features a woman in 1890s-style dress holding a rose. She is surrounded by an Art Nouveau border with stylized ...

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