319 Object Results

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FIC.2016.071
Letter
April 11 1791

Letter from Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury, to William Ellery, Collector of Customs for Newport, dated April 11, 1791, regarding payment of drawbacks.

73.1.6
Silhouette
1791 – 1875

Silhouette of Sylvester Robinson Hazard (1791-1875), black paper on tan, facing left; has a high collar with tie; gold painted frame. Makers mark: on back: "Sylvester Robinson Hazard/b. March 3, 1...


A. Pipe, made of pewter; B. Case, with hinged top, brass inlay and furniture. Top edge furniture missing. Engraved with: "Allteit Bei Mein Soltes Jo Sein En Drinken Ein Glas Wein".

01.257 AB
Teapot
1791 – 1792

Teapot and stand in the neoclassical style, oval shaped cylindrical body with a straight cone shaped spout, wooden handle, and attached lid. Oval shaped stand supported by four tapered fet. Bright-...


Three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one border, large and small flowers throughout. Very long format. Thread was originally silk and linen, bright colored 1890's wool thread added. Stitc...


Half-length portrait of Charles Gyles (1779-1849) facing slightly to right; gray hair which is shoulder length and curls upward, bangs; blue jacket with yellow buttons and a white double-breasted v...

D94
Waistcoat (garment)
circa 1790 – 1820

Embroidered men's waistcoat with mock pocket flaps; made of silk, lining and back of cream twilled wool homespun. Cream brocaded with silver and colored flowers. Floral embroidery throughout the bo...

2003.4.2 AB
Eyeglasses
1790 – 1900

A=eyeglasses with tarnished metal frames and green-tinted lenses. Lenses are oval with a "C" bridge, turnpin temple bars end in a circle. Black eyeglass case made of leather and cardboard.

95.30.1
Bonnet (hat)
1790 – 1800

Natural straw bonnet with linen ribbon and gathered linen trim.

97.22.72
Tablespoon
1790 – 1810

Rat-tail coin silver tablespoon, pointed bowl; bright-cut design around monogram: "CW". Marked with "Hutton" on back of spoon.

58.6
tall case clock
1790 – 1823

Scroll top, brass finials on fluted plinths, brass-mounted fluted columns. Beading and inlay on door; 3/4 brass-mounted fluted columns on sides of front; ball-type feet. White painted dial, small d...

71.4 A-F
Chair
1790 – 1810

Six mahogany shield-back side chairs in RI federal style; pierced splat with urn and drapery festoons contained in ovals supported by five incurvate bars with sunburst carved bases, serpentine over...

80.3.1
Cup
1790 – 1830

Small barrel-shaped cup with a flared lip. The initials "MVT" are engraved in script. Cup of Mary Vigneron Taylor (1744-1835), mother of captain William Vigneron Taylor, of Newport, RI.

01.312
Busk
1790 – 1820

Plain rectangle with heart carved at top.

01.159
Needlework
1790 – 1795

Balch-style, flowered border, central panel with verse. Adam and Eve (popular in New England), house with many figures, yard with carriage. Verse reads, "With (love) she is queen ye American fair...

30.4
Snuff Box
1790 – 1830

The half shell is brown and white. The silver lid has a scalloped edge along the shell. Box is egg shaped. 

36.2
Painting
circa 1788 – 1810

Portrait of Reverend Walter Cranston. Light face and white shirt stand out against dark background; subject appears young. See letter from Frank F. Starr, July 23, 1929 to this society.

77.6.2
Clock, Tall Case
1788 – 1834

Mahogany scroll top with carved fretwork, 3 brass finials on fluted plinths; brass-mounted, stop-fluted, columns on top. Three-quarter, brass-mounted stop-fluted, columns; door has molding and inla...


This volume contains the meeting minutes of the first and second African Union Societies. Though the first entry is dated January 6, 1796, the earliest entry within the volume is from January 24, 1...

01.86.8 A-O
Plate
1786 – 1800

Fifteen soft paste porcelain plates in puce with color polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1-01.86.8.


Two soft past porcelain shallow oval serving dishes in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.6
Plate, Serving
1786 – 1800

Soft paste porcelain serving plate in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.5 AB
Platter
1786 – 1800

Two heart shaped soft paste porcelain platters in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.4
Platter
1786 – 1800

Soft past porcelain platter with scalloped edge in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.3
Plate, Serving
1786 – 1800

One shallow soft paste porcelain oval serving plate in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.2 AB
Tureen
1786 – 1800

Two tureens with lid and platter made of soft-paste porcelain in puce polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges.

01.86.1
Dish, Serving
1786 – 1800

Soft paste porcelain serving dish of puce color polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set #01.86.1 through #01.86.8. Including a tureen with lid and platter - #01.86.2, platter ...

24.1.4
Drawing
1786 – 1840

Sepia-toned drawing of Hon. Christopher Grant Champlin, (1786-1840), facing right. Wearing white wig with pony tail, frilly collar and coat. Round drawing with white mat in square frame of dark w...

97.18.125
Bowl, Punch
1785 – 1830

Ironstone punch bowl with canton border on the inside and lattice border on the outside. Pattern on the inside of the bowl is in a circle with a bridge, house, trees, boats and mountains. The outsi...

97.18.124
Bowl, Serving
1785 – 1830

Diamond shaped ironstone vegetable bowl with a canton border on the rim of the bowl. Outside of bowl has a floral design at each point. Inside bowl has a lattice border with a scene of tree, buildi...


An oblong ironstone vegetable dish with a cover. The bowl has four floral designs on the outside - one on each side. Inside there is a canton border at the top of the dish and a lattice border arou...

97.18.122 AB
Sauceboat
1785 – 1830

Shallow, scalloped edge ironstone sauce or gravy boat with a wide Nanking border on the outside; inside border has a series of squares with a circle in the center of each. 122b is the plain, curved...

97.18.121
Sauceboat
1785 – 1839

Oval shaped, scalloped porcelain sauce or gravy boat with a wide Nanking border on the outside and a narrower border on the inside; plain curved handle with two leaves. Inside motif on bottom of bo...

97.18.120
Bowl, Eating
1785 – 1830

Deep scalloped porcelain bowl with a canton border; center motif with a bridge, trees and buildings in the foreground, more buildings and boats and mountains in the background.

97.18.119
Saucer
1785 – 1830

Saucer with canton border and central motif.

97.18.118
Saucer
1785 – 1830

Saucer with Canton border; central motif of birds in flight over the mountains, boat in foreground.

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