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Marriage certificate of William R. Dunham and Emma A. Shaw. Document has many tears from the edges inward. Features printed cherubs, angels, flowers, fruit and other decorative illustrations. Certi...

Testimonial of honor given to Robert D. Coggeshall for his service to his country during the Civil War. Signed by Edward C. Manron, adjutant general and A. Burnside, governor. A portrait of Coggesh...

Small silver circular medal that reads, "Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York Incorporated March 29 1824" Back reads, "Vita Felicibus Ausis Servata./ Presented to Miss Ida Lewis as a test...

Silver commerative medal in an anchor shape.. Front reads, "Here I came to an anchor" and the back reads, "Sterling. A remembrance to Ida Lewis the saver of many lives.

An architectural rendering of "Le Chalet" (also called "Rest Mere," built between 1869-1870), a house on Bellevue Avenue designed by Richard Morris Hunt. Illustration was most likely executed by Hu...

Pulling Boat
circa 1869

Rowboat "Rescue," made by Thomas Stoddard, used by Ida Lewis. Oak boat with two sets of oars; two benches across middle and two sets of oarlock holders. Panel with criss-cross pattern at bow. Nauti...

A photograph of Ida Lewis seated on a rock neaxt to her rowboat, Rescue. Lewis is wearing a hat with a band reading "Rescue" and is holding an oar. Printed text on mat below photograph reads: "Ente...

Military map of the Southern United States, including Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Arkansas, and parts of South Carolina and Tennessee. Compiled by E. Freyhold and engraved by Julieus Bien...

Pamphlet about the life of Ida Lewis, entitled, "Ida Lewis, The Heroine of Lime Rock." By George D. Brewerton. 

A silver circular medal with a crest on the front with two rowboats, shaking hands, and a ship at sea. Above the word "refuge" is a house. Inscription: (front): "Humane Society of Massachusetts, Re...

A ticket for steamship passage issued by the Narragansett Steamship Company/Fall River Line to Ida Lewis. The ticket is designated as "Complimentary," and was valid through December 31, 1869.

Sheet music
1869 – 1911

Sheet music, "Respectfully dedicated to the Heroine of New Port Lime Rock, Miss Ida Lewis." The cover features an illustration of Ida Lewis standing with Lime Rock Lighthouse in the background, as ...

Ornate silver-plated speaking trumpet w/ red braided silk cord, presented to Thomas Stevens by the members of the Phoenix Hook & Ladder Co., No. 1, Newport, RI. Trumpet is elaborately engraved,...

01.933 AB
Stamp, Notary
1869 – 1889

Two parts of a seal embosser. It reads, "Francis Brinley/Newport, RI/Notary Public" Made in Newport.

1869 – 1889

Appears to be 1/2 of a seal embosser. Marked with "Francis Brinley/State Of Rhode Island/A Commissioner of Deeds For The State of Rhode Island, City and County of Newport". Made in Newport.

1869 – 1889

Appears to be the top of a testimonial weight (?)."Francis Brinley/State of Rhode Island/A Commissioner of Deeds For The State of Rhode Island, City and County of Newport". Made in Newport.

Four oars from the Ida Lewis boat "Rescue". Wood with metal tips.

Rowboat oarlocks from Ida Lewis' boat "Rescue".

A carte-de-visite depicting Ida Lewis holding an oar. Text below image reads: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year of our Lord 1869, by Manchester Brothers, in the Clerks Office of th...

A carte-de-visite depicting a possible member of the Pourtales family (James?), 1869. The young man pictured wears a coat with wide lapels, a high collar, and a necktie with a broad knot.

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.

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