125 Object Results

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91.7.30
Key
1848 – 1898

Brass skeleton room key attached by S-hook to brass tag, stamped "Ocean/House/Newport R. I./ 13". Stamped on reverse of tag: "John Robbins/Boston".


A: Rectangular buckle with raised decorations, two pairs of wings with arrows arranged base-to-base. B & C: Two small sleeve buttons with raise image of eagle with olive branch and arrows, lett...


Advertising leaflet for the Charles E. Hammett, Jr. bookstore, Thames Street. Rectangular illustration at top center depicts a pile of books surrounded by an arch with the text: "WIE DIE ARBEIT SO ...


Portrait of Sarah Peters Bowker; she would later become Mrs. Richard Bliss. Half length portrait, subject faces right, subject is a young girl with blue eyes and short brown hair, wears a pink dres...


Black cast iron cooking stove, three tiers, side door, four round removable covers on top of stove. Stamped on flat removable section 'W. Brownell/ Newport/ R.I./2'

01.408
Doll
1845 – 1860

Peg wooden doll with carved wooden head, painted brown hair, painted features. Body is made of wood with lamb covered arms and legs. Doll has no hands. Costume is black silk taffeta dress, red wool...

01.407
Doll
1845 – 1860

Peg wooden doll with wooden head, painted black hair with brush marks; carved face, painted eyes, red cheeks. The body is stuffed with wooden arms. The hands are broken. The legs are stuffed in sta...

01.405
Doll
1845 – 1860

Peg wooden doll with a wooden head and painted black hair with grey border in front, painted eyebrows, painted blue eyes with black pupils, pointed nose. Body and limbs are made of wood with hing...

01.385
Doll
1845 – 1860

Head is made of papier-mache, black painted molded hair, black eyes with white highlights. The body is kid with wooden legs, spoon hands. Doll is wearing a silk gauze dress, cotton petticoat, pan...

01.384
Doll
1845 – 1860

Head is papier-mache with molded and painted hair, braided around ears, braided bun in back, pained pupil-less eyes, formed face. Body is made of cloth (replacement). The limbs are cloth with bla...

01.379
Doll
1845 – 1860

Head is papier-mache with a human hair wig over painted hair, brown glass eyes with painted lashes. The body is cloth stuffed body and feet and kid arms, separated fingers. Original clothes are s...

65.9.1
Screen Print
June 25 1844

Copy of a speech by Governor Dorr arguing why he should not be sentenced. The speech is printed in black ink on white silk.


Two alphabet sequences, two number sequences in top section. Next section is signed: "Martha C. Mumford aged 10 Years Jan 19th 1844." Next section a verse with church at bottom right corner. Next s...

65.10
Screen Print
circa 1844

A piece of plain weave pink silk printed with a speech given by Rhode Island Governor Thomas W. Dorr, 1844. Print is titled: "SPEECH/OF/GOV. DORR/In answer to the question by the Court, why Sen-/te...

01.695
Poster
circa 1844

Picture depicts steamboat in black ink, "Election!" "The Steamer 'Iolas', w/Capt. B.F. Woolsey, will leave providence for Newport, on Monday afternoon, may 6 at 3 o'clock, and leave Newport at 5 1/...


Lithograph of the exterior of the first Ocean House with people and horses outside. Bottom section of the lithograph describes the building, a few of the things mentioned are: 300 ft. of continuous...


Half-length portrait of an unknown female child. Subject sits in maroon chair and faces forward.  She has brown hair (pulled back) and brown eyes; hands are folded and resting on lap. Subject ...


Print of Galvin's Garden, Newport


Silver watch with white enamel face and black roman numerals (also has increments of 5: 5, 10, 15,...60). Comes apart to show works, etc. Back of watch is plain silver, no chain. Wooden stand op...


Men's hotbox for a uniform hat. Light green in color. Similar to D261 but larger. No makers name. Cover is decorated with pen and ink sketch of Turk with standard and scimitar and a star inscribed:...


One border, church with a cemetery in front, two trees, flowers, two female figures, two angels. Stitches: tent and cross. Verse reads, "To the memory of Mary Ingham daughter of Abraham and Mary In...


A political broadside printed around the time of the Dorr Rebellion (1841-1842). Broadside is titled "The Four Traitors"; four caricatures depicting Charles Jackson of Providence, Samuel F. Man of ...

2012.18
top hat
circa 1840 – 1860

A dark brown top hat associated with M.E. Hatch of New Bedford. Hat is made of silk plush, and has a thin black band around its circumference. Interior is lined with a gold quilted fabric, and has ...

D147
Stay
circa 1840

White cotton stays, very plain with brass eyelets. These may have belonged to an unfashionable lady later in the century; it's in the style of circa 1835.


Lithograph LITHOGRAPH OF EXTERIOR CORNER VIEW OF TOWNSEND'S HOTEL, PEOPLE AND HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGES ON STREET, A WOMAN CAN BE SEEN IN A SECOND FLOOR WINDOW. EAGLE SCULPTURE ON TOP OF HOTEL.


Collar coming to a 'V' and narrowing in the front. Two inch ruffled edge is embroided and the insertion has cut work embroidery at each edge. Above that the collar is plain muslin.

D206
Handkerchief
circa 1840

Handkerchief with scarf. Cream silk damask with design of roses.


Flat blade or "rubber" with scroll-type handle carved from a solid piece of ivory. Stuart Frank 11/04/2009: Seam rubber; very little wear; panbone; unusual form.

01.327
Busk
circa 1840

Bone rectangle, engraved with three geometric figures: a star, spouting whale, new moon, and a tree. Entire edge is studded with brass. Notes from Stuart Frank's visit November 4, 2009: Busk is p...


19th century miniature, depicting a uniformed volunteer militiaman, company unknown. The subject is in a full length pose, wearing white epaulets, red jacket with blue cuffs, blue stand-up collar, ...

01.1006
Valentine
1840 – 1899

Small heart shaped Valentine with fold out interiors that open into the shape of a clover. Each leaf of the fold out clover features a verse. The front pictures a rose with the words, "I request fa...

01.1005
Valentine
1840 – 1899

A paper lace heart Valentine with a star made from cut ribbons in the center. A bird appears at the top of the heart, and below it reads, "I live for thee alone" in a scroll.

01.1004
Valentine
1840 – 1899

A Valentine poem entitled, "To Emily". The poem reads:
There's a dainty Maiden dwells In the city by the sea, Her eyes so bright, her teeth so white And when she smiles at me, My heart begins...

01.1003
Valentine
1840 – 1899

Valentine with the front featuring paper lace and flowers. A woman's face appears through a circular cut out. The interior features a poem, and the full bust portrait of the woman. The poem entitle...

01.1002
Valentine
1840 – 1899

Paper valentine with paper lace. The center of the card has an envelope that reads, "To the keeper of my heart." surrounded by pansies. A bird is atop the card sitting on her eggs, and at the botto...

01.1001
Valentine
1840 – 1899

On front of Valentine is a cherub holding a rose surrounded by paper cut lacework. Inside features a poem in gilded ink, "Fondly I love, but/ some strange spell/ Forbids my tongue/ its tale to tell...

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