293 Object Results

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circa 1868

Envelope addressed to "Capt. Charles Hunter, Aux soine Mile de Pourtalis, Chateau de Bandeville, Par Dourdan, Seine et Oise." Postmarked in Paris. Features "Empire Francais" stamp.

Beaded 19th century style furniture set in a circle on a brown rug with flowered pattern. Sits on a wooden base and is covered by a glass dome. Furniture is made of light blue and maroon beads; yel...

circa 1868

A porcelain creamer as part of a teaset of the pattern "Fontainebleau"; outsides glazed in gros blue to produce a marbling effect; superimposed gilded lambrequins and borders. Creamer has full roun...

circa 1868

Porcelain teapot with cover as part of a teaset with pattern with "Fontainebleau"; outsides glazed in gros blue to produce a marbling effect; superimposed gilded lambrequins and borders. Teapot has...

Sugar Bowl
circa 1868

Porcelain covered sugar bowl that is part of a teaset in the pattern "Fontainebleau"; outsides glazed in gros blue to produce a marbling effect; superimposed gilded lambrequins and borders. Bowl ha...

31.2.1 AB
circa 1868

Two porcelain teacups with saucers that are part of a teaset of the pattern "Fontainebleau". The outside is glazed in gros blue to produce a marbling effect; superimposed gilded lambrequins and bor...

A framed oval photograph of Hugh Auchincloss, Sr. (1858-1913). Photograph is a full body portrait; Auchincloss has a hat in his left hand, and is wearing a vest and jacket, chain and fob, a white p...

A carte-de-visite depicting Dr. William Gibson, c.1868.

White cotton drawers. Trim of white lace, embroidered vertical bands with flowers above lace trim. Perhaps once owned by Emily Priscilla Smith, which may be the maiden name of Mrs. Horatio Rogers, ...

White linen chemise. Trimmed with embroidery and val. edging. Possible once belonged to Emily Priscilla Smith, becuase of the initials EPS on front. Emily Priscilla Smith may be the maiden name of ...

Portrait of Miss Ruth Franklin. Oval bust-length portrait, subject faces to the right; subject is a young girl with hair pulled back with headband; dress about shoulders; thin necklace; black and g...

A carte-de-visite depicting Mary LeRoy King, 1868.

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.

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 – 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"

Watercolor painting of St. Columba's Church in Middletown, RI. The side door of the church is visible as well as the belltower with a lush green lawn in the foreground and several trees in the back...

1860 – 1870

Three section print depicting a long procession of American soldiers going through a Japanese town. Walking men and drummers lead line followed by men on horses and then men in carriages. Japanese ...

1860 – 1880

"Half handkerchief" or fachon bonnet of aquamarine blue base covered with scalloped black lace and faded blue streamers with an applied bow. The hat is constructed on a wire frame.


Black silk bodice with vertical stripes and floral design woven in and also has bunches of bright flowers embroidered on the material. The bodice comes into a point back and front. It has covered b...

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