275 Object Results


A photograph of Bellevue Avenue, looking south towards the Ocean House. Most likely taken from a roof or second-story window; image dates prior to the construction of the Newport Casino (1879-1881)...

Cabinet card depicting Elizabeth B. Finch. She is wearing a dress with bell sleeves, and her left arm is resting on a pedestal. Her hair is curled and tied up with ribbons. Photo is marked "Rockwo...

February 19 1879

Small paper booklet of recipes with the title page reading, "Valuable Recipts for Cooking, Original and Selected: Carefully Compiled for the Ladies' Fair of Zion Church, Newport RI, February 19th, ...

circa 1879

Lithograph of Central Baptist Church, Newport, RI. Black and white lithograph of church next door to Artillery Company; flagpole in front; white picket fence; cobblestone street; 3 men, 4 women &am...

1879 – 1892

Stereograph depicting the Newport Skating Rink (built 1879), Bellevue Avenue. A walkway bordered by plants is visible at foreground; rink has striped awnings, exposed timbers and a tower with a squ...

Set of five birthday cards. Four are to Frances Randolph Wood Clarke from her grandchildren. The fifth is a card to "Aunt Jessie" from her Godmother.

This ledger accounts for the daily operations of a working farm, very likely Hammersmith Farm, from 1877 through 1898. Items accounted include hay, crops, animals and physical improvements to struc...

circa 1875 – 1925

Fine gray and black silk bodice with fabric on giadonal panels next to vertical stripes, stand up collar, slits at side seams, covered button panel in front, buttons missing.

1875 – 1900

Cream lightweight wool petticoat with machine embroidered design around hem. Embroidery done after hem was turned up. Cotton waistband with 5/8 in. mother of pearl button. Waist gathered in back ne...

1875 – 1950

Square, cream-colored shawl with 8 inch knotted fringe on all sides. Satin weave forms pattern on tabby ground. Edges of shawl folded under with fringe knotted through fold. 

D166 AB
1875 – 1925

Lady's cotton stockings in light tan. Drop-stitch stripe, machine made.

D165 AB
1875 – 1925

Ladies black silk stocking. Fancy type, machine made.

D164 AB
1875 – 1925

Light blue cotton stockings. Machine knit, full fashioned. Fancy open work foot and lower leg. Stamped "Germany."

1875 – 1925

Skirt is part of an evening gown, made of black velvet trimmed with jet. Very large waist line. Can be lent.

1875 – 1925

Indigo blue and white plaid kerchief or handkerchief. Made of homespun linen. 22.5 square inches. Marked in cross stitch "A.A."

1875 – 1925

Tan cross bar check and border, homespun linen kerchief or handkerchief. Hand colored by mosses and indigo.

1875 – 1925

Tan cross bar, check and border at 2 ends. Homespun linen. 23 square inches.

Hat, Top
1875 – 1925

Black top hat similiar to D274, 1.75 inch band of broadcloth with slightly bell crown. Curly brim. Made by Robert Heath.

D177 AB
1875 – 1925

White gloves with black stitching on back. New, in original paper.

1875 – 1885

White; cross bar dimity. Similar to D350, but with heavier edging.

D333 AB
1875 – 1925

Black silk umbrella with a curved black metal handle. Also included is a black metal umbrella case that pulls out three times. When the umbrella is in the case it looks like a walking stick.

1875 – 1925

Square shawl of gray beige silk with a striped border woven into the material in white (or a lighter shade of the gray beige). Two sides are selvedge and the other two are hemmed.

White starched man's cuff with five button holes.

1875 – 1925

Black velvet coat with black silk lining. Patch pocket inside PR breast. Soutache braiding on shawl collar and cuffs. No waist line or back slit in skirt. Machine lock stitch inside. Gathering at s...

Round canoe fender made of two pieces of leather sewn around edges and stuffed, hanging tab on one side, star incised in leather in center of both sides. Found in the left of J.T O'connell's ship c...

A photograph depicting the exterior of the Great Friends Meeting House, around the last quarter of the 19th century. The meeting house's central19th century addition is visible (including two larg...

A photograph depicting the exterior of the Great Friends Meeting House, around the last quarter of the 19th century. The meeting house's central19th century addition is visible (including two larg...

Autograph book of Phebie E.T. Weaver. Book contains many signatures, verses and personal messages from residents of Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth and other places in New England. Book most notabl...

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

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.

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.

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