638 Object Results

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2004.15.1
Scrapbook
before 1900

Box 4 contains Miss Elizabeth Swinburne's scrapbook from before 1900. The scrapbook includes many ticket stubs, maps, photographs, postcards, and pressed flowers and leaves from various pleaces thr...


A photograph depicting the Bull House, located on the corner of Broadway and Bull Street. The house is decorated with patriotic bunting; a striped tent topped by an American flag can be seen at ri...


A photograph of the Bull House, located at the corner of Broadway and Bull Street. The house is decorated with patriotic bunting, and three tents are set up in the yard. Men in military uniforms ...

P8881
Print, Photographic
September 12 1900

A photograph of a fire at the Rockingham Hotel on Narragansett Pier, Narragansett, Rhode Island. The fire would destroy not only the Rockingham, but other summer resort buildings along the Pier.


A photograph depiciting the official opening of Whitehall to the public by the Colonial Dames, Middletown. A group gathered near the house is listening to an address given by Reverend Edward Evere...

P9007
Photograph
July 1900

Photograph of Estelle de Laussat Willoughby. She is wearing a white or light colored gown, with large feathered hat, and holding a parasol on her left shoulder. Reverse reads:"Estelle de Laussat Wi...


Newport Daily News negative of the John Bliss property at 2 Wilbur Street, Newport, R.I. The photograph shows a large outbuilding on the property, as well as wooden barrels and farm equipment. 


Newport Daily News negative of the John Bliss property at 2 Wilbur Street, Newport, R.I. The photograph shows the main house, with several large outbuildings also in view in the background. 


Newport Daily News negative of the John Bliss property at 2 Wilbur Street, Newport, R.I. The photograph shows an outbuilding on the property, raised off of the ground by large stone slabs. Several ...


Newport Daily News negative of the John Bliss property at 2 Wilbur Street, Newport, R.I. The photograph shows side of the house, and an adjacent property. The wooden shingles are in a state of disr...


Newport Daily News negative of the John Bliss property at 2 Wilbur Street, Newport, R.I. The photograph shows the rear of the property, including a shed affixed to the main house. 


Newport Daily News negative of the John Bliss property at 2 Wilbur Street, Newport, R.I. The photograph shows a portion of an outbuilding, including some wooden implements used on the farm. 


Interior of the Telephone Exchange, or the Providence Telephone Company, at 142 Spring Street. Negative shows a portion of the basement or foundation of the building, with several glass and ceramic...


Interior of the Telephone Exchange, or the Providence Telephone Company, at 142 Spring Street. Negative shows an empty room with various pieces of equipment. 


Interior of the Telephone Exchange, or the Providence Telephone Company, at 142 Spring Street. Negative shows seven female operators, seated in high-backed chairs with their backs facing the camera...


Interior of the Telephone Exchange, or the Providence Telephone Company, at 142 Spring Street. Negative shows six female operators, seated in high-backed chairs with their backs facing the camera. ...


Interior of the Telephone Exchange, or the Providence Telephone Company, at 142 Spring Street. Negative shows two female operators, with their backs facing the camera. The main switchboard is in vi...


Photographic print of Bellevue Avenue, showing the Newport Casino looking south, replicated from an albumen cabinet print captured by the Notman Photographic Co. Ltd., Boston. Several horse drawn c...

FIC.2019.085
Map
circa 1900

This is a chart showing the Nantucket Sound. 

FIC.2019.058
Map
circa 1900

Map of Newport, which is hand-colored. Hand written note on map's cover indicates that blue areas signal rivers, red probably signals roads, and green signals swamps. Published by Simon Hart. 


Mounted photograph of the Callender School on 11 Willow Street. The building was constructed in 1862-3 by the Long Wharf Trustees. The image shows the original building as it existed prior to renov...


Portrait photograph of William Bacheller. Subject is seated, wearing a corduroy suit with black necktie. He is wearing a pince-nez, and has a well coiffed mustache. 


Photograph shows William Bacheller seated in a wooden chair with patterned cloth cushion. He is engaged in reading. To the right of the subject is a large furnace, which spans the height of the ima...

P5367
Lantern slide
circa 1900

Lantern slide of the Old Stone Mill.

FIC.2014.312
Waistcoat (garment)
circa 1900 – 1950

Cream colored Faille waistcoat. Two welt pockets on each side, for a total of four pockets. Four self-covered buttons down the front. Plain weave, coarser fabric on back. Lined with very tightly wo...


Black wool wedding suit once belonging to Cora Bryant Thayer. Includes jacket, silk blouse and skirt.


Broadside advertising a minstrel show at the Newport Opera House. Printed on paper in various typefaces, announcing a "Fireman's Benefit" that includes a minstrel show, several; musical acts and a ...

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 ...

2007.14 AB
apron (main garment)
circa 1900 – 1948

Ivory masonic apron and woven case. Apron is square with triangular overlay. Tie is linen fabric tape. Case is rectangular fabric with pink and green floral motif.

D377
Cape
circa 1900

Shoulder cape in ecru and black. Made from linen cutwork with chantilly lace and jet. Made by Marshall & Snettmore, London.

D376
Cape
circa 1900

Shoulder cape in balck velvet trimmed with beads, briad and chiffon. Made by Worth, Paris.

2009.3.23
Postcard
circa 1900

A postcard depicting a Newport Historical Society museum once located in the Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House. A 3 1/8" X 3" photograph on the front of the postcard includes a museum case, a fram...

2009.3.22
Postcard
circa 1900

A postcard depicting the interior of the Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House, then a museum of the Newport Historical Society. Objects in the photograph (postcard front) include a rifle, framed silho...

2009.3.24
Postcard
circa 1900

A postcard depicting the Newport Historical Society's museum when it was located in the Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House. The most prominently featured object in the photograph (postcard front) i...

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