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A program produced for the 1873 Graduating Excercises at Newport High School (later Rogers High School). Interior section lists an "Order of Excercises," including music, singing, and essays. Rever...

Circular listing summer residents in Newport for the season of 1871, reported by Hazard, Ford & Co.


Congressional Medal, issued 1873, for the Saving of Life from the Wreck of the Steamer Metis on Long Island Sound, August 31, 1872. Front of medal depicts a man saving a woman from a shipwreck, bri...

Rocky Point - Narragansett Bay, drawn by C. Graham from sketches by H.N. Cary, 1873

Engraving of "Newport, Rhode Island" - from sketches by Theo R. Davis and photographs by J.A. Williams. From Harper's Weekly, Aug. 30, 1873. Panorama from photos similar to series in NHS collection...

Elaborate silver-plated speaking trumpet, engraved with fire--fighting motifs; projecting eagle heads hold cord rings; bell has simple rolled edge and engraved border. Fire trumpet which D. S. May...

A photograph of Chief Engineer David B. Reeve (right) aboard the New England Steamship Company's steamship "Taunton". Reeve is wearing a double-breasted coat and a cap with insignia; he is standing...

A photograph of Engineer David B. Reeve (right) aboard the New England Steamship Company's steamship "Taunton". Reeve is wearing a double-breasted coat and a cap with insignia; he is standing next ...

A black and white photograph of Linden Gate, located at the corner of Rhode Island Avenue and Old Beach Road.

A carte-de-visite depicting S.W. Pomroy. Mr. Pomroy wears a coat with wide lapels (possibly a frock or tail coat), a tall collar, and a necktie with a wide knot.

A carte-de-visite depicting Mary King in Paris in 1873. King is seated on an upholstered chair. She wears a long sleeved dress with a ruffled skirt, a button front, and a bow at the neckline. Sh...

A carte-de-visite depicting Annie E. King in March of 1873. King wears a choker-style necklace with brooch and a light dress with portrait neckline and capped sleeves.

1872 – 1873

Bobbin-holder is a lantern with a glass dome-shaped stone in the center. This is attached by a clip to a chain which holds the scissors. Scissors were made by John Cooper, London (A) and (B) bobbin...

Fan, Brisé
1872 – 1875

Autograph fan, brise' type with names and dates of friends of original owner (Annie Southwick) on both sides in pencil, decal flowers and fruit on one side. Autographs with names of friends and dat...

Dress (garment)
1871 – 1881

White with small gray figure. Muslin. Trim with lace, belt missing.

A matted photograph of traffic on Bellevue Avenue at Bath Road, looking south. Storefronts with striped awnings are visible at left; the Travers Block (completed 1871) is visible at center. Bicycli...

circa 1870 – 1890

Brown velvet toque trimmed with black beading, an ombre ostrich feather, copper filigree ornament, and a black taxidermied bird. The hat also feathers long black velvet lapettes which are worn towa...

A pair of black leather baby boots worn by C.L.F. Robinson (b. July 6, 1874-d. July 9, 1916). Features include a scalloped closure with four black buttons and a twill lining fabric. Leather soles.

Print, Photographic
circa 1870 – 1900

Sepia toned photograph of Willow Street in the Point. Image shows four houses along Willow, including number 27 Willow Street and Number 31 Willow Street (the John Beard House).

Print, Photographic
circa 1870 – 1910

Sepia toned photograph of Caswell Massey Co. on Bellevue Avenue, Casino Block. Photograph shows the front window of the shop with 3 men and one boy standing in front of the doorway. Middle front of...

Print, Photographic
circa 1870 – 1900

Sepia toned photo of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont. Subject is facing slightly left and wears a dark jacket, white shirt, and dark tie. Photo is oval shaped.

Underskirt of 97.38. Upper part of skirt is a brown, plain weave cotton. Lower part of skirt is a royal blue silk satin. 4 3/4 in. box pleated hem. Seams machine lock stitched, but seam allowances ...

Overskirt of 97.38. Main fabric is brown silk with brocaded blue foliate meanders. Front of skirt opens to reveal underskirt. Opening trimmed with 3 1/2 in. wide blue silk satin. Closes with 2 meta...

1870 – 1890

Gored black skirt with panels of machine-made lace (Possibly Raschel knit, rather than a true lace. Further identification needed). Lace sewn onto white fabric panels 3 1/2 in. wide. Trim of a gath...

1870 – 1880

Print of Gen. Burnside with words written above the image, "Rev. Cook's Picture of Burnside" and "Proof before letters" below. Burnside is shown surrouned by a curtain frame.

1870 – 1920

"Pinner" type, no strings. Blue and white plaid linen.

Bodice of 97.38. Fashion fabric is brown silk with brocaded blue foliate meanders. Lined with three different brown plain weave cottons. Twill tape petersham. Mix of hand and machine stitches. 5 ch...

Bonnet (hat)
1870 – 1890

Black bonnet with straw brim and lacey straw crown, velvet streamers, velvet flower trim, silk under straw crown.

1870 – 1890

Black straw, colored silk flowers, black satin streamers. 

1870 – 1880

Small black lace hat with lace trim streamers and purple ribbon and black flower trim. 

1870 – 1890

Small black milan straw hat with black and white flowers and two long black velvet ribbons. 

1870 – 1890

Black lace and ribbon trim, velvet flowers on top of and under the brim, flat shape. 

D403 ABC
1870 – 1875

Three piece dark blue velvet winter costume. Jacket has bell sleeves, six velvet buttons (three on each side) with braided rope connecting them. Quilted lining. Bodice has long sleeves with large c...

1870 – 1900

Female bust; head tilted down, eyes closed; hair pulled back, but is hanging on shoulders; flowers about breasts and back. Signed, " "Wm. G. Turner. Sc." Donor is the artist's nephew.

1870 – 1882

Nightstick: policeman's wooden club, lathe-turned with incised rings on handle, hole below grip ring for strap; strap missing. Belonged to Eugene Barker of Hall(?) Ave., policeman killed in line of...

Round female profile bust faces left; long wavy hair which holds a rose; relief sculpture. In a frame.

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