172 Object Results

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99.3.147
Shoe
before 1800

A single baby's leather shoe in poor condition; very old and brittle. Four holes at toe, instep strap is torn, sticthing on side of shoe is unravelling. Piece of paper found with shoe reads 'shoe f...

96.25.1
Carving
December 28 1807

Elaborately carved miniature wooden swift constructed in blown bottle so that it can turn. Inscription printed on paper and pasted on sides of square shaft, 'Made In Newport By Samuel Melville For ...


Portrait of Mrs. William Tilley, nee Katherine Metcalf (1744-1817). Bust protrait facing the right; wearing white bonnet which ties under the chin; also wearing maroon dress with a white small drap...


Portrait of William Tilley (1738-1825). Bust portrait; turned slightly to the left, white collar, black vest, maroon jacket; steren looking, double chin; slightly bald.


Three alphabet sequences, two number sequences, floral border, blue house.


White muslin fabric of squareTagged, "Grandmother Mercy's wedding gown, 1804"


Shows two-masted sailing ship, has American flag with 15 stars at stern, navy blue flag with 15 stars at top of front mast; several ships in the background; brown, murky water, gray-blue sky; matte...

01.792
Ramrod
1804 – 1924

Metal ramrod with puffy top from the Constitution, USN 1804-1924


Volume II of "The Mother's Remarks on a Set of Cuts for Children," including words and text that correspond to separate illustrations for children (see, for example, FIC.2013.43.1). Book has a marb...


A page of printed lowercase letters included with "The Mother's Remarks on a Set of Cuts for Children." Instruction along top edge reads: "For Cutting into Single Letters."


Page LIV of visual materials included with "The Mother's Remarks on a Set of Cuts for Children." Images include several scenes, including "Rocking Boat," "Balancing," "Swinging," Jumping Rope," "Dr...


Page L of visual materials included with "The Mother's Remarks on a Set of Cuts for Children." Images include a flamingo, a monastery, a casowary, periwinkle, a cameleopard (giraffe), and a carnation.


Page XXXII of visual materials included with "The Mother's Remarks on a Set of Cuts for Children." Images include currants, a hot air balloon, acorns, a shovel, a windmill, and tea tongs.


A set of two books and accompanying visual materials (54 pages), intended as a literacy tool or game to be used by mothers in the education of their children. Four sets of letters (uppercase, lower...

01.243
Tongs, Serving
1803 – 1804

Tongs of neo-classical style; bright-cut engraving. engraved initials "JAS" (in script). symbols enclosed in individual squares: "T.D.", "H", a saddle and a head.


Tobacco box with oval-shaped, neoclassical style, bright-cut engraved urns, cartouches, and hearts. Marked with engraved initials "AM" (in script), very worn, on lid. Also, "I" (enclosed in a circl...


Sailing ship has American flag with 16 stars at stern, brownish water; underneath "The Hercules Courtenay of Newport, Captain Henry Hudson, 1802"; black frame. Ship was owned by Newport firm, Gibbs...


Three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one verse (illegible). Stitches: cross, queen, satin.

2004.13.110
Print
March 30 1800

The Right Rev. P. George Berkley, S.T.P. Late Lord Bishop of Cloyne in Ireland.

92.12.2
Drawing
circa 1800

Linear ink drawing on paper of three men engaged in conversation. Holes have been punched through the paper all along the lines of the drawing. The men are standing in a semi-circle. The two men fa...

92.12.1
Drawing
circa 1800

Linear ink drawing on paper of a woman hanging out the wash, while a small child looks on. Puncture holes through the paper have been made along the lines of the drawing.


Flared lip. Handle added, pair of double incised lines, no base molding. Could be English or American.


Glass Sugar Bowl of 19th century cut glass. Saw tooth design with sunburst on bottom. Cover has six-sided fluted knob, saw tooth design.

01.800
Bowl, Fruit
circa 1800

Covered glass fruit bowl of 19th century American pressed glass. Acorn design knob on cover; glass looks filled with tiny air bubbles or dots. Four grape bunches around cover, also on bowl itself. ...

01.354
Toothpick
circa 1800

Solid piece of ivory with a deep groove, two blades pinned to handle that fold into groove.

01.348
Cane
circa 1800

Ivory turned cane handle. Stuart Frank, 11/04/2009: Whale tooth remnant of wooden shaft; had a brass or copper ring that is now missing.

01.610
Glass, Wine
circa 1800

Conical-shaped wine glass with seven fluted panels around bottom of bowl. Circular foot. Seven sided stem. Part of a set of four glasses including: #01.607, #01.608, #01.609 and #01.610.

01.609
Glass, Wine
circa 1800

Conical-shaped wine glass with seven fluted panels around bottom of bowl. Circular foot. Seven sided stem. Part of a set of four glasses including: #01.607, #01.608, #01.609 and #01.610.

01.608
Glass, Wine
circa 1800

Conical-shaped wine glass with seven fluted panels around bottom of bowl. Circular foot. Seven sided stem. Part of a set of four glasses including: #01.607, #01.608, #01.609 and #01.610.

01.607
Glass, Wine
circa 1800

Conical-shaped wine glass with seven fluted panels around bottom of bowl. Circular foot. Seven sided stem. Could be Irish or American.


Picture of George Washington, two views of the Washington Memorial, various scenes in the background. Made in Glasgow.

01.308
Busk
circa 1800

Over all geometric designs. Written on back of busk, in ink: "This busk belonged to Priscilla Lowden, who married ---- Sanford, died 1823, aged 86, Nov. 24, 1811."

D342
Stay
19th century

Used as installation material? Similar to D147 and D341.

D341
Stay
19th century

Cotton stays with brass eyelets. Similar to D147.

D349
Petticoat
19th century

White under petticoat made from cotton sheeting. Edging of heavy lace, hand sewed.

D50
Busk
1800 – 1850

Natural wood busk. Crudely shaped heart about 1 inch wide.

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