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Blue and brown strip of plaid linen. 3 pieces - the yellow dye was probably saffron. Was used as part of a bed curtain. Ticketed "Spun and women previous to 1790."

2008.8
Book
before 1927

Souvenir photo booklet of Newport. Contains photos of Old Stone Mill-Touro Park; Statue of Commodore Matthew C. Perry-Touro Park; The Casino; Court of the Casino; entrance to Jews' Cemetery; one pa...


Wood box covered with animal skin, perhaps calfskin, held in place with nailed leather straps. There is a handle on the top of the box, and a locking clasp at the front. The interior of the box is ...


A cabinet card depicting an image of Commodore Matthew C. Perry. Image appears to be a photograph of a painting. Card was produced in Tokyo, Japan; a gold embossed maker's mark with Japanese charac...

2011.15.2
Cap
before 1971

A white net cap bordered with a band of white ribbon. Owned by Mrs. T.E. McLaughlin (Georgia Bright McLaughlin) of Newport, R.I.


A carte de visite depicting Edwin Booth. Printed text reads "EDWIN BOOTH./EAST GRAND CIRCUS PARK,/Detroit." Booth's signature can be seen at bottom left.

P9297
Carte-de-visite
before July 31 1891

A carte-de-visite depicting a young boy wearing a jacket and necktie. Handwriting at bottom edge (front) reads: "J...[illegible]." Handwriting on reverse reads: Jacob Wa...[illegible]-/Gave this ...


A carte-de-visite depicting Richard Morris Hunt. Portrait appears in an oval shape; Hunt has a long moustache and wears a coat and necktie. Carte was produced in Nice, France by F. Chardonnet (lo...

39.5.1
Comb, Hair
before 1870

Child's comb with a tortoise shell decoration. Comb is an 'Alice in Wonderland' style.

91.14.5 AB
drawing
before 1807

Pencil and watercolor drawing of hit of Sarah Obadiah, near New Bedford, MA. Supposedly done with aid of camera obscura. Front of the drawing reads, "Hut of Sarah Obadiah, an aged Indian. Near New ...

2004.13.204
Drawing
before 1932

Pencil sketch in brown of small structure next to a tree. A three mast ship sails in the background. Very loose pencil strokes with detail only depicted in the boat.

2008.2.1
golf ball
before 2008

Golf ball with three sets of images printed on the surface. "Pinnacle 3" appears twice and the insignia Newport National Golf Club.


Piece of black lace.


A navy blue wool U.S. Navy flat hat, probably owned by Alfred Bryan. Inside of hat has a leather sweatband, a black lining, and a brown diamond-shaped patch sewn to the crown. A label with the numb...

P9822
Negative
before 1938

A black and white negative (Kodak "Safety" film) depicting the Easton's Beach roller coaster and a large billboard. Automobiles and a pile of wodd are visible at foreground; billboard reads as foll...


A photographic portrait of Dr. Marcus Wheatland. This particular copy is a negative created using an original photograph.


Painting of large steamboat; "Providence" written on ship in red letters in center; front of boat reads: "Fall River Line" also in red; eight flags on ship; many passengers visible; greenish-blue w...


Portrait of John Gidley, Jr. (1700-1744) in a three-quarter length portrait facing the right. His right hand is at his waist, while the left hand leans on an edge; dressed in a white blouse with fl...

P9818
Photograph
before 1916

A photograph depicting George H. Richardson, a long-time member of the staff of the Newport Historical Society. Richardson is pictured wearing a pinstripe suit with waitcoat and bow tie; he is most...


A cabinet card depicting American Civil War General Ambrose Burnside (1824-1881). Burnside is seen wearing a coat, waistcoat, and white collar; he has white hair. Photograph by Manchester Brothers,...


Cabinet card depicting Elizabeth B. Finch. She is wearing a dress with bell sleeves, and her left arm is resting on a pedestal. Her hair is curled and tied up with ribbons. Photo is marked "Rockwo...


A photograph of the Old Colony Railroad's Engine 12 on a turntable in Newport; a roundhouse, made of brick, is visible in the background. Three railroad workers are visible on the engine; one is st...


A matted photograph of Washington Square, looking east towards the Oliver Hazard Perry Monument. The Oliver Hazard Perry House is visible at far right; the Zion Episcopal Church (later St. Joseph's...


A photograph depicting a house at the corner of Cherry Street and Guerney Court. House appears to be dilapidated and abandoned; exterior is damaged, and vegetation is overgrown throughout. A wareho...

83.5.17
Postcard
before 1907

A color postcard depicting the Oliver Hazard Perry Monument in Washington Square. A fountain and a flower bed are found at foreground; trees are visible throughout. The Levi Gale House is visible...

2006.23.2
Postcard
before 1908

A color postcard depicting New York Yacht Club's Station 6, located on Newport Harbor. Neighboring wharves and buildings are visible at left. Reverse has printed text reading: "This side for addres...

2009.3.27
Postcard
before 1970

A postcard depicting an aerial view of the ferry landing in Jamestown. Copyright John T. Hopf.

2009.3.44
Postcard
before 1907

A postcard depicting the main house at Oakland Farm. Caption along bottom edge reads: "Oakland Farm, Alfred G. Vanderbilt's Residence, Portsmouth, R.I."

2009.3.69
Postcard
before 1915

A color postcard depticting The Reef, a large estate at Brenton Point. Caption reads: "C 1001 - 'The Reef', F.M. Davis' Residence, Newport, R.I."

2009.3.71
Postcard
before 1907

A postcard depicting the United Congregational Church, located on Spring Street.

2009.3.123
Postcard
before 1916

A photographic postcard depicting a man standing in front of a horse-drawn carriage labeled "H.F. COPELAND./TELEPHONE."

2009.3.141
Postcard
before 1907

A postcard depicting the United Congregational Church, located on Spring Street.

2009.3.146
Postcard
before 1907

A color postcard depicting Touro Park from Bellevue Avenue. The Matthew C. Perry Monument is visible at foreground; Channing Memorial Church, a gazebo, and the Old Stone Mill are visible in the ba...

2010.10.15
Postcard
before 1949

A linen-type postcard of Fort Adams and its outbuildings, looking across Brenton Cove. A note to "Clifford Dubois II" from "Daddy" is written in pencil on reverse. Postcard is postmarked April 22, ...

2010.10.19
Postcard
before 1936

A linen-type postcard depicting a view from the Cliff Walk. Caption reads: "THE CLIFFS, ALONG THE CLIFF WALK, NEWPORT, R.I." The reverse has a handwritten message and is postmarked July 7, 1936.

2010.10.21
Postcard
before 1949

Linen-type postcard featuring the Seamen's Church Institute. Reverse has a handwritten note and is postmarked, April 28, 1949.

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