224 Object Results

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68.3.2
Goblet
circa 1769

Coconut mounted in silver. Silver mount was added by Newport Historical Society after accession in 1968. Carved inscription: "John Grimes aboard the Polly March 1769"

68.1.6
Plate
1769 – 1776

Beaded edge plate- more of an incised line. Marked "J.O. BELCHER" [struck 3 times].

01.855
Silhouette
1769 – 1856

Silhouette of Stephen Northam (1769-1856) is facing left wearing a white collar, light blue tie, black coat with tails holding a quill pen. Drawn in room shows built-in bookshelves, flowers and bla...

60.8
invitation
December 19 1768

Invitation for "Miss Robinson" to attend the Newport Assembly on December 19, 1768 from William Wanton, Manager.

01.889
Saucepan
circa 1768

Round hammered brass saucepan on 3 copper legs with a wooden handle. "1768" is carved inside near the handle. On the bottom: "to Cornelia Jones Miller, formerly belonging to her great grandmother...


Three quarter profile of Christopher Grant Champlin (1768-1840). Facing right, brown eyes, powdered hair, wearing white shirt with frills, brown waist coat.


Gold relief scroll design along 4 - panel, black - enamel band. Lettered in gold relief. "Edward Scott/o.b. 30 June/1768/ae 65." Commemorated death of Edward Scott, d. 1768. Scott was master of the...

01.260
Trunk
circa 1767

Rectangular trunk covered in "Russia" leather, scored in a cross-hatch pattern; brass tacks applied to border in pattern of scrolls; original pierced brass escutcheon, top is domed; interior has ma...


Intricate design of flowers, circles, and squares. On back: "EXG 1767 x"


Miniature painting of John Banister (1744-1807). Three-quarter profile, gray eyes, hair lightly powdered, rolled above ears and in back, wearing white shirt with gold, printed vest, red collarless ...


A ticket for admission to an assembly at Mrs. Mary Cowley's Coffee House, dated November 6, 1766. Ticket provided admission to a "Miss...Robinson" for "the season". Text is printed on the reverse s...


A folded page containing off-white linen and cotton fabric "samples from/Cork/1766". Sample at top is a figured weave consisting of lozenge shapes; caption above reads: "This is all cotton + there ...


White silk saque-back gown and petticoat with embroidered red, pink and white flowers; tiered and ruffled sleeve ends; white silk tassel trim over entire dress and petticoat; centerpiece of bodice ...

34.1.7 A
Chair
1765 – 1785

One of a set of two Windsor side chairs with a fan-back made of tulip and ash. Original green painted legs and backs; seats have original "grained" decoration imitating mahogany. Made in Rhode Isla...

01.856
Silhouette
1765 – 1856

Silhouette of Michele Felice Corne (1765-1856) sitting on a stool facing right; tan paper mounted on lighter paper. Wood frame painted gold. Michele Felice Corne written underneath. This is a fasci...

34.1.7 B
Chair
1765 – 1785

One of a set of two Windsor side chairs with a fan-back made of tulip and ash. Original green painted legs and backs; seats have original "grained" decoration imitating mahogany. Made in Rhode Isla...

01.843
Silhouette
1765 – 1856

Full length profile silhouette of Job Sherman (1765-1856) facing right. He is wearing a hat and coat with tails. One arm appears put in the coat across his chest. Backing is water stained.


Leather fire bucket with rigid handle (leather over rope) secured to rim (leather over wood) by straps and iron rings. Painted in gold on side: "1765".


Sampler w/ alphabet worked three times, each time in a different stitch; no 'J' or 'U' in the alphabet; flowers; blues, yellows, beiges and greens; stitched verse reads; "Embrace Instruction/ Hold ...

01.269
Desk
1765 – 1858

Mahogany and tulip slant-front desk with three drawers, straight bracket feet, blocked interior drawers, sliding well, sliding lid supports with carved bird's head terminals, and a brass label on b...

FIC.2014.63
Commission
January 20 1764

A printed commission appointing Thomas Vernon of Newport to the office of "Deputy Post-Master," 1764. Signed by "Post-Masters-General" Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft; also signed by James Park...

01.798
Bottle
circa 1764

Bottle has small lip; red rim with 2 yellow and 3 white lines around neck. Front and back panels have 2 round blue flowers with yellow centers, and red, yellow, white and blue plumes. Side panels h...

01.797
Tumbler
circa 1764

Enameled glass with a picture of a boy dressed in 18th century style (blue knickers, green three-cornered hat and red coat), carrying 2 water buckets over his shoulders. Elaborate, colorful flowers...

01.796
Bottle
circa 1764

Small lip on bottle. Enameled with picture of two doves on a heart with blue and white flowers below; red and white dots down either side. Red, white, yellow and blue flowers on side panels. White ...

01.596
Beaker
circa 1764

Clear beakers (flip glass), blown-moulded, flint glass, 14 sunken panels, top edge has copper wheel engraving. Possibly made by Henry William Steigel of Manhein, PA. One of four beakers: #01.594, #...

01.593
Beaker
circa 1764

Clear beakers (flip glass), blown-moulded, flint glass, 14 sunken panels, top edge has copper wheel engraving. Possibly made by Henry William Steigel of Manhein, PA. One of four beakers: #01.594, #...

01.595
Beaker
circa 1764

Clear beakers (flip glass), blown-moulded, flint glass, 14 sunken panels, top edge has copper wheel engraving. Possibly made by Henry William Steigel of Manhein, PA. One of four beakers: #01.594, #...

01.594
Beaker
circa 1764

Clear beakers (flip glass), blown-moulded, flint glass, 14 sunken panels, top edge has copper wheel engraving. Possibly made by Henry William Steigel of Manhein, PA. One of four beakers: #01.594, #...


Walnut cradle with dovetailing. Brass label states 'Mary Wanton 1763'. In 1998 bedding was moved to chest with ball feet.

01.867
Silhouette
1763 – 1813

Silhouette of Elizabeth Arden (1763-1813) painted on glass, facing left. Hair is done up in a bun with some falling loose. Oval in a square frame: gold painted carved frame.

01.852
Drawing
1763 – 1833

Profile of George Gibbs (1763-1833), facing right; short hair with scraggly sideburns, high collar with knotted tie, dark coat, gray background. Round tarnished gold and wood frame. On back: "GEO. ...

63.8.6
Tile
1761 – 1770

Square white tile, black decoration. Scroll border around outdoor scene: schoolgirl talking to a seated woman who is brushing a tricorne hat, workbasket, battledorre & shuttlecock & (playin...


Mahogany bookcase on desk with three shelf cupboard bookcase; slant-top desk; eight block front drawers, four pigeonholes and one door inside desk; four drawers outside desk; brass fixtures on oute...


Wing chair with concealed panel for chair to be used as a commode chair; hole in bottom with lift out panel under seat; upholstered in blue and white design cotton fabric; four square pine legs. Ma...


Curved oval silver frame shoe buckles with bead-like ornament, twi-tined fork bears a heart-shaped motif.

01.306
Busk
circa 1760

Overall geometric design, done in "sawtoothed" pattern, with heart and circle motif. Inscribed "AE" on front and "AF" on back.

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