297 Object Results

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November 30 1867

Watercolor painting mapping out a plan for landscaping in Cherry Neck. A large compass is drawn in the upper left. The inscription at the bottom gives the area of each property lot on the map in ac...

August 24 1867

Print engraving of illustration from Harper's Weekly of the Old Stone Mill, titled "The Round Tower of Newport". The engraving is taken from a photo by Rockwood of NYC.

A letter written by Rhode Island Governor Ambrose Burnside to Malcolm Townsend, Esq. of New York. Gov. Ambrose thanks Mr. Townsend for an unspecified "collection" that assists "...the men who led o...

Wedding Dress
April 11 1867

White satin wedding gown (now slightly yellowed) with a very long train. Eleven pearl buttons down front of dress. Belt with satin flower and pearl. Satin ruffle along lower arms. Braided trim arou...

circa 1867

American flag with 37 stars, possibly made of silk. The stars appear to be gilt, arranged in 6 rows and 6 columns with one star floating in the middle of the blue field. Flag is attached to wooden ...

Souvenir pongee handkerchief, reads "Paris Exposition 1867." 33 square inches. Similiar to D 472, grouped flags in color in center. Allegorical figures in black in corners.

Souvenir handkerchief. Printed in black on pongee; red and blue borders. Reads, "Palais de l'exposition universale 1867." 33 square inches.

2 bodices with a skirt belt. Bright green; ribbed silk. Originally trimmed with lace. Made by Worth, 7 Rue de la Paix, Paris, France

1867 – 1890

Ladies white day cap, trimmed with lace. Cap unfolds to form one flat piece. Carelessly made, probably for costume, but good style.

1867 – 1888

Large brass key used for state room on the steamer 'Bristol'. Key was for room #123. The 'Bristol' was launched in 1867; it had 220 state rooms; it burned at long wharf in December 1888.

Oil lamp has jug-type base to hold the oil. Appears to be made in two pieces with glass handle. The metal part that holds the wick that goes into the oil reservoir. Also has a screw to adjust wic...

A carte-de-visite depicting Charlie Hunter, 1867.

A carte-de-visite depicting Charlie Hunter, 1867. Hunter wears a double-breasted coat with a light-colored skirt and stockings. He also wears a straw hat with a ribbon, and holds a small basket. ...

A carte-de-visite depicting William M. Bailey, Jr., 1867. Bailey is pictured in profile, and wears a sack coat and bowtie.

A carte-de-visite depicting Richard Morley Harison, 1867. Harison wears aan open jacket with no buttons, a bow tie, a waistcoat, and matching trousers. He holds a bowler hat and walking stick, an...

A carte-de-visite depicting William R. Hunter as a boy, 1867.

A carte-de-visite depicting A.M. Eaton in September 1867. Mr. Eaton wears a coat with wide lapels (possibly a frock or tail coat), waistcoat, and necktie.

A carte-de-visite depicting Maymey Place, age 10 (1867). The card consists of a small tintype adhered behind an elliptical cutout. Maymey wears a hat, small earrings, and a bodice with a high col...

Account book with entries dating from 1866 through 1875, primarily documenting purchases of advertisements and printings, though some earlier entries concern purchases of feed and meal.


circa 1865 – 1875

Bottle green, silk bodice. High neck with long sleeves. Large and strong. Skirt is missing.

circa 1865 – 1900

A stereograph depicting one of the Cliff Cottages ("Cliff Villas)." The featured house has a clapboarded exterior with a porch and numerous woodworked details, including corbels, moldings, and latt...

D152 AB
1865 – 1875

Fine white cotton undersleeves with linen cuffs. 3 bullons, edge of cuff embroidered in small pattern.

1865 – 1870

Blue and brown striped taffeta. Low neck, short sleeves, round waist. Skirt is missing.

1865 – 1875

Basque style bodice, long sleeved, beige silk tafetta with a small print of lavender flowers, silk and cotton lined. The buttons in the front are covered in lavender tafetta as are the front and ba...

1864 – 1877

Oval-shaped locket of gold and onyx set with large, round diamond on front; loop at top set with seven small diamonds. Inside right is backed with mother-of-pearl; stands of reddish and white hair ...

1863 – 1867

Small, possibly leather bound ledger from the Langly family. Accounting mostly shows commerce involving sugar and molasses between Newport and local cities including New Bedford and Boston.

1863 – 1921

Head is made of bisque with light brown hair with braid across the top. Hair is human. Brown, stationary, glass eyes. Open mouth with two teeth. Ears are slightly pierced. The body is cloth with me...

A sepia tone photograph of the Cove (or the "Basin"), facing north towards Bridge Street .The photograph was taken prior to the Cove being completely filled in (by 1893, see atlas). To the far left...

A black and white photograph depicting "the Cove" or "the Basin" (facing north) towards Bridge Street. To the far left are a few industrial buildings, including one labeled "ALEX N. BARKER LUMBE...

circa 1862 – 1890

Black satin necktie in "The Harrington" style from Samuel Budd's atelier. The maker's mark reads " The Harrington, Samuel Budd, Hosier, Shirtmaker, Glover" and the address "Corner of Broadway &...

Two hanging flower bowls in rococo style with gilded scroll banding; decorated with three panels filled with polychrome floral decoration. Made by Stevenson and Hancock, derby. Blue maker's marks.

A collection of ribbons from Grand Army of the Republic, as well an many delegate and other political designations. Ribbons have been pasted into an album. Pages 1-29 comprise this gift.

circa 1860 – 1870

Complex woven design silk fitted back dress with ikat, heathered stripes, and solid stripes. Fabric appears to be yarn dyed in shades of blue, black, off-white, and grey. The skirt is quite full wi...

Comb (hair ornament)
circa 1860 – 1890

Small Tortoise shell comb with filigree carving.

lantern (lighting device)
circa 1860 – 1900

A parade lantern (also called a "torch") made of tin-plated sheet iron. Lantern is attached to a pivoting gimbal mounted to a socket for attachment to a pole; it retains a part of an original wick ...

FIC.2014.148 AB
1860 – 1890

Starched collar in leather case. Leather Case reads "The J.B. Barnaby C.S. Providence"

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