362 Object Results

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FIC.2014.65.2
Letter
December 4 1855

A letter written to David Olyphant King from Mongkut, King of Siam. Letter is dated "4th December 1855," and was sent from the "Royal grand palace" in "Bangkok". Two red stamps are found at top lef...


Black taffeta mantle trimmed with velvet ribbon and fringe. "Called mantilla."

D232
Fragment
circa 1855

White muslin embroidered for ruffle. Unfinished, showing manner of laying out work.

25.6.4
Fragment
circa 1855

Six swatches of various shapes, sizes and colors: blue striped, green and black checked, brown striped, two pink, purple with stripes.

13.2.5
Lithograph
circa 1855

Pastel print above title and explanation: "First Landing of Americans in Japan Under Commodore M. C. Perry at Gore-hama, July 14, 1853." print is in a black frame, glazed. Published by E. Brown, Jr...

13.2.4
Lithograph
circa 1855

Lithograph "Landing of Commodore Perry, Officers and Men of the Squadron". Pastel print above title and explanation: landing of Commodore Perry, officers and men of the squadron to meet the imperia...

13.2.3
Lithograph
circa 1855

Lithograph of Passing the Rubicon. Pastel print above title and explanation: "Lieut. S. Bent in the 'Mississippi's' first cutter forcing his way through a fleet of japanese boats while surveying th...


A photographic print of William W. Paul, who is wearing a frock coat and a high collar. Print was probably made from an earlier daguerreotype or ambrotype.

P8170
Carte-de-visite
circa 1855 – 1899

A carte-de-visite depicting Bernard d'Aly [?].

70.4
Urn, Coffee
January 1 1855

Coffee urn presented to William Vernon, President of the Newport Bank Company by its stockholders onJanuary 1, 1855.


White wedding bonnet made of shirred silk.


Watercolor of Easton House on Court House Street. View of front façade and left side of building. Three story house, two connecting buildings. Tree to right side of picture.


Corner streetscape of the Bennett House. Two story red clapboard building with 'Fresh Fish' sign on building. Two story brown clapboard building next to this building. Church steeple in background.

D384 AB
Dress, Wedding
1855 – 1865

Blue and Gray striped silk wedding dress with perpendicular gold stripes. Blue fringe and lace trim. Bodice and skirt separate. Lace collar and cuff basted on piece of Georgettee to simulate unders...

37.5.2
Cape Collar
1855 – 1860

Pelerine-like cape collar. Fashion fabric light blue twill, possibly silk. Lined with dark brown, plain weave cotton. Bound in light blue silk. Hand stitched.

24.10.1
Shirt
1855 – 1856

White linen short sleeve shirt with lace edge around sleeves and neck. Very small buttons on shoulders. Worn by Edward L. Spencer, made by Mrs. George Spencer about 1855.


Wood-framed school slate, frame perforated for counting pegs and marked for use as a ruler; slae marked with guide-lines for penmanship, indented for chalk rest. Used by the taylor family between 1...


Set is in the rococo revival style. Body and lid are ornamented with flowers and scrolls, worked in repoussé and chasing. Two cast foliate handles on body, one on lid. Pedestal base with cast scrol...


Set is in rococo revival style. Low, urn-shaped, pointed oval bowls with two strap handles. Ornamented with flowers and scrolls, worked in repoussé and chasing, and gold wash on bowl interiors. Ped...


Set is in rococo revival style. Domed lids are ornamented with flowers and scrolls, worked in repoussé with chasing. The stands hold clear glass liners. Repoussé stands have four cast foliate feet ...


Set is in rococo revival style. Gravy boats or sauceboats have flowers and scrolls worked in repoussé and chasing, with an engraved horse's head, anchor and inscription "Presented to Commodore Matt...


Set is in rococo revival style. The smooth oval bowls have an anchor and a horse's head engraved on the side. Dishes have cast foot rims with scrolled feet and cast foliate handles. Along the rim o...


Set is in rococo revival style. Round bowl is ornamented with flowers and scrolls, worked in repoussé with chasing. Pedestal base with gadrooned rolled moldings on foot, collar and edge of bowl. En...


Set is in rococo revival style. Round bowl is ornamented with flowers and scrolls, worked in repoussé and chasing. Pedestal foot with cast foot rim with four scrolled feet. Gadrooned rolled molding...


Set is in rococo revival style. Smooth-surfaced bowl has wavy edges and a gold-wash interior. Pedestal base with cast foliate foot trim with four scrolled feet. Bowl engraved with an anchor and hor...


Set is in rococo revival style. Urn-shaped body of ewer has flowers and scrolls worked in repoussé and chasing, and leaf motif and ivory insulation rings. Hinged lid with finial. Pedestal foot with...


Set is in the rococo revival style. Urn is ornamented with flowers and scrolls, worked repoussé and chasing. Urn has two handles in the rustic style with grape and leaf motifs, and a separate lid w...


Coffeepot is part of presentation set in rococo revival style. Pot is ornamented with flowers and scrolls, worked in repoussé and chasing, with full inscription presenting service to Commodore Matt...

P9153
Carte-de-visite
1855 – 1880

Carte-de-visite of John H. Clarke wearing a dark jacket and a large black bow tie. Subject has a full beard with no mustache. "John H. Clarke grandfather of Bertha Clarke Carter" is handwritten in ...

P9152
Carte-de-visite
1855 – 1880

A carte-de-visite of John Clarke. Subject has a full beard and mustache, and is wearing a light-colored coat, a darker waistcoat, and a white shirt and necktie.

P9151
Carte-de-visite
1855 – 1870

A sepia tone carte-de-visite depicting Arthur M. Clarke. Mr. Clarke is wearing a white shirt with a black bow tie and a jacket. Subject is identified in pencil on reverse.


Portrait of Francis (Fanny) Wood

1854.8.23
Ballot
circa 1854 – 1855

"Whig Ticket" printed for the election of Nathaniel B. Durfee to the U.S. House of Representatives.

1854.8.13
Ballot
circa 1854 – 1855

A "ticket" or prox to elect Nathaniel B. Durfee to the United States House of Representatives (34th Congress). Title reads "American Ticket"; these words are divided by an illustration of an eagle ...

2013.2.1
sheet music
1854 – 1911

Sheet music, "to Miss Ida Lewis, Ida Lewis Mazurka" by E. Mack and published by Lee & Walker/722 chestnut St./ A&S Nordheimer Toronta Ca./ Wm. H. Boner & co. 1102 chestnut St./ Chas. W....

96.47.1
Wrench
1853 – 1890

Hexagonal "bliss" conkling wrench, possibly used for opening fire hydrants. "NPFD/S.H. OXX" on each side of handle.

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