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Apple green ribbed silk shirt and bodice with white satin flowers, lace collar. Eight white satin buttons remain out of ten buttons on front of bodice. Back of skirt is longer than the front. Flowe...


Folio of mostly religious sheet music done in ink and pencil, mostly religious songs. One piece is signed by TH Tew 1857, (Thomas Horsewell Tew 1819-1874). Contains music and lyrics for the followi...

1886.8
Typewriter
circa 1857

Piano keyboard style typewriter. Also known as "literary piano". It was the first typewriter to have a type guide. Invented by Newport resident Samuel Ward Francis (1835-1886).

D410 A-D
Dress
circa 1857

Apple green ribbed silk skirt and bodice with white satin flowers, lace collar. Eight white satin buttons remain out of ten buttons on front of bodice. Back of skirt is longer than the front. Flowe...

94.4.5
Handbill
circa 1857

Handbill for the Washington Square Family School in Newport, Rhode Island at No. 11 Washington Square. Handbill notes "FOR TEN BOYS ONLY," and is signed Benjamin H. Rhoades, Principal. It lists ref...

01.387
Doll
circa 1857

Motschmann-type baby doll. The head is wax over composition with painted curls, blue glass sleep eyes. Body is made of cloth, with composition hands and legs. The clothes are an original long baby...

2009.18.2
Ledger
1857 – 1861

Small, possibly leather bound ledger from the Langly family. Accounting mostly shows commerce involving sugar, molasses, potatoes, oil and possibly barrel making supplies.


A copy of "Newport and Its Scenery," a book of lithographs by John Collins published in Burlington, New Jersey (1857). Includes introductory text describing images. Inscription on first page reads:...


Black and white sheet music cover of 'Sounds From The Old Stone Mill' by Bishop. Image is of the Old Stone Mill. In pencil in left upper corner '500/1621O'. Stamped in upper right corner '163'. Low...


Fine cotton full fashion stockings. Foot, toe and heel to top of stockings are of plain knit. Instep to calf is of a lace and mesh design with no hem. Paper in stockings reads, " wedding stockings ...

40.7.18
Cage Crinoline
1856 – 1865

Cage crinoline of concentric steel hoops suspended from 9 tapes. 20 complete circles hoops and 2 "U" shaped hoops at top of crinoline near waist. Tag "Gift of Miss Anne B. Vernon April 23, 1940" an...

96.50.2-.3
Pencil
1856 – 1969

Two cylindrical wooden pencils, stained brown, unsharpened. Stamped with 940/Eagle School Slate/Eagle Pencil Co/New York.

P8170
Carte-de-visite
circa 1855 – 1899

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


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.

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.

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.

P9359
Ambrotype
1852 – 1880

Ambrotype of Mary Topham Goddard Stacy. Subject is wearing a dark colored gown. She is wearing a large black bonnet that ties under the chin. Her hair is pulled up, parted in the middle. Her hands,...

P9358
Ambrotype
1852 – 1880

Ambrotype of Mary Topham Goddard Stacy. Glass of ambrotype is cracked and is missing a small portion. Subject is wearing a printed fabric top with a lace collar and a possible broach at center of n...

2012.17
top hat
circa 1850 – 1870

A black top hat associated with T.C. Mumford of Newport, Rhode Island. Hat is made of silk plush, and is banded with a black grosgrain ribbon. Interior is lined with paper, and has a light brown le...

01.372
Painting, Miniature
circa 1850 – 1900

Unknown male with green eyes, reddish-brown hair falls in wisps across forehead, wearing black jacket, pink tinged shirt. Background is tones of pink and gold. Subject is facing right.
Metal ...

P8217
Print, Photographic
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte de visite depiciting Tom Wharton.

P8216
Print, Photographic
circa 1850 – 1900

A miniature photograph of an unidentified man, which is attached to a calling card.

P8215
Print, Photographic
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte-de-visite depicting an unidentified woman.

P8211
Carte-de-visite
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte-de-visite depicting the Comte d'Essberny, brother of Madame Henri de Pourtales.

P8210
Carte-de-visite
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte-de-visite depicting a man with the surname "Burridge."

P8209
Carte-de-visite
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte-de-visite depicting a man with the surname "de Sanay."

P8203
Carte-de-visite
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte-de-visite depicting Mrs. Elizabeth Thurston.

P8191
Carte-de-visite
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte-de-visite depicting Mrs. Ingersoll.

P8187
Carte-de-visite
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte-de-visite depicting Albert de Pourtales.

P8186
Carte-de-visite
circa 1850 – 1900

A carte-de-visite depicting Charles Pourtales.

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