328 Object Results

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01.205
Sampler (embroidery)
September 18 1795

One number sequence, two alphabet sequences, floral border in black yarn. Stitches used: cross, eyelet, rice. Made by Phoebe Dutton or Button, age 9, in New England.

99.3.123
Shoes (footwear)
circa 1795 – 1800

A single red leather shoe with a pointed toe, gold trim and a red heel less than an inch wide and less than 1-1/2" high. #46 is written in pencil on bottom of shoe.


Miniature painting of Abraham Touro (1774-1822). Brown eyes and hair, reaching to the collar,hair in bangs across forehead, wearing a dark blue jacket white cravat tied at neck, polka dot scarf tuc...


Certificate of membership in the Newport Marine Society for Captain Joseph Allen, dated Sept. 1, 1795. Decorative border at top, shore scene in pastel colors at the bottom. Yellowed background fa...


Print: A View of Newport Harbor in 1795.


Heavy, thick leather bucket painted black with "T.A. Coffin 1795" painted on side in yellow, with leather handle.

95.37.1-6
Teaspoon
1795 – 1796

English teaspoons, sterling silver, monogrammed EW; rounded handles engraved with delicate geometric design. "EW/ [G]G" see catalog worksheet for sketches of silver marks stamped on the spoons. The...

97.22.4
Spoon, Salt
1795 – 1839

Sterling salt spoon, oval bowl, coffin shaped handle; monogram "NC" appears to be more recent than maker's mark. The original coin silver has been plated. Maker's mark is "N Geffroy". One of a set...

97.22.3
Spoon, Salt
1795 – 1839

Sterling salt spoon, oval bowl, coffin shaped handle; monogram "NC" appears to be more recent than maker's mark. The original coin silver has been plated. Maker's mark is "N Geffroy". One of a set...

97.22.2
Spoon, Salt
1795 – 1839

Sterling salt spoon, oval bowl, coffin shaped handle; monogram "NC" appears to be more recent than maker's mark. The original coin silver has been plated. Maker's mark is "N Geffroy". One of a set...

97.22.1
Spoon, Salt
1795 – 1839

Sterling salt spoon, oval bowl, coffin shaped handle; monogram "NC" appears to be more recent than maker's mark. The original coin silver has been plated. Maker's mark is "N Geffroy". One of a set...


Engraving: "A Southwest View Of Newport," steel engraving on paper, hand colored. Small merchant ships in harbor, dense commercial and residential area on waterfront, fields and windmills in distan...

01.274
Table
1795 – 1815

Mahogany and white pine rectangular drop-leaf table, leaves are rectangular; one veneered drawer with cock beading; one imitation drawer; each veneered "drawer" has empire style brass pulls (prob. ...

24.1.9
Silhouette
1794 – 1843

Silhouette of George Champlin Mason facing right, black and gold dressed in dress coat, surrounded by gold oval in square black frame. Written on back: "Geo. C. Mason, son of Dr. Banj. Mason, died...


Miniature painting on Sarah Cookson Scott (1794-1835) facing front. Blue eyes, brown hair parted in the middle, wearing white blouse with lace at collar and cuffs, black shawl around shoulders, gol...


This volume contains the meeting minutes for the first and second African Union Societies and the African Humane Society. This volume covers the years 1793 through 1810 and contains more details ab...

D356
Waistcoat
1793 – 1815

White linen embroidered in gold thread, short waist, high collar.

68.1.7
Plate
1793 – 1796

Beaded edge plate. Marked "MEL" with several symbols.

68.1.1
Porringer
1793 – 1796

Pewter porringer with solid handle one pierced hole at top, dented twice on back of handle. "TM" marked below handle.

68.1.2
Porringer
1793 – 1796

Pewter Porringer with thirteen pierced holes on handle. Anchor stamp on handle front, "flowered handle".

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.

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...

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...

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