326 Object Results

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FIC.2016.068
Letter
August 17 1792


Charter establishing the Newport Association of Mechanics and Manufacturers from the May, 1792 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly.


Sampler in several different colors, including tan, teal, dark green, dark blue, white and black. Features several different version of the alphabet with different patterned divides in between. Flo...


A single silk brocade shoe with 3-1/4" heel, pointed up-turned toe, instep straps tied together with a blue silk ribbon, remnants of pink or red trim.


Heavy brass disc soldered to hollow brass cylinder. Turned wood plug used as handle appears to have been glued inside cylinder. Disc engraved with book, beehive, sun and flower. Inscription: "For t...


Cut paper silhouette of flowering tree, bird perched on upper branch. Not mounted or framed. Made by Elizabeth Robinson in 1792.


Cut paper silhouette of flower with 2 blossoms and two leaves. Not mounted or framed. Made by Elizabeth Robinson in 1792.


Cut paper silhouette of bird in flight, carrying flower in its beak. Not mounted or framed. Made by Elizabeth Robinson in 1792.


Cut paper silhouette, flower motif with broad leaves, buds and flowers. Made by Elizabeth Robinson in 1792.

73.1.5
Silhouette
1792 – 1874

Silhouette of Dr. Rowland Robinson Hazard (1792-1874), black paper on tan, facing right; appears to have a thick, high collar; gold painted frame. Marked on back: "Dr. Rowland Robinson Hazard/b. F...


Pewter flagon with flared handle, lid is attached to handle. "Calde" surrounded by a wavy line. Part of communion service used in Sab. Mtg. Hse.


Three cross stitched alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one border, one verse, hard to read. In three pieces, much wear. Made by Esther Robinson in Newport, RI.

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...

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-...

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...

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