64 Object Results

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2009.3.44
Postcard
before 1907

A postcard depicting the main house at Oakland Farm. Caption along bottom edge reads: "Oakland Farm, Alfred G. Vanderbilt's Residence, Portsmouth, R.I."

2009.3.123
Postcard
before 1916

A photographic postcard depicting a man standing in front of a horse-drawn carriage labeled "H.F. COPELAND./TELEPHONE."


Postcard depicts a painting of Fort Dumpling, Newport, RI. created circa 1871 by John F. Kensett. The card was created and distributed by the William Vareika Fine Arts gallery, in celebration of th...

2010.16
Postcard
November 22 1965

Handwritten postcard from Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison to Anthony Silvestre. The postcard dates to November 22, 1965 and is a response to Anthony Silvestre (then a student) regarding an inquir...

2018.017.001
Postcard
February 13 1965

Photochrome postcard of two boats off in Brenton Cove with Fort Adams visible in the background. There is a rocky outcrop in the right corner. The back has been filled out and sent to "Mr. & Mr...


Color postcard featuring an image of the hallway at Marble House on the front. Back side is divided with a short description of the front image in the bottom left corner. Scalloped edge design cut ...


Color postcard with an image of the hallway at The Elms. Back side has a divided back with a short explanation of the front image in the bottom left corner, below the space for a written message. S...


This oversized postcard is an advertisement for Christie;s Hall of Fame, a restaurant and Bar that was located at 351 Thames Street.

FIC.2020.014
Postcard
September 1958

This oversized postcard depicts two yachts participating in an America's Cup race - The Sceptre, "The British Challenger", and the Columbia, "The American Defender". The postcard was produced by th...

2009.3.160
Postcard
circa 1952

A color linen-type postcard depicting an aerial view of the U.S. Naval Training Station in Newport (Coaster's Harbor Island). Postcard has a yellow border with text; reverse is postmarked 26 August...


Color postcard of Hunter House. Back side is divided with short description of front image in bottom left corner. Scalloped edge design cut into outer border.


Postcard depicting Thames Street flooded from the Hurricane of 1938. The storefront and sign for Thom McAn Shoes, located at 174 Thames, is visible.


A postcard depicting a color illustration of Purgatory Chasm in Middletown. Reverse states: "Reproduced 1936 for Newport County Tercentenary Commitee by A.H.G. Ward."

2018.027.002
Postcard
1930 – 1944

Color postcard of Washington Square facing towards the Colony House. Back side has divided back and is not used. 

2014.013.012
Postcard
1930 – 1945

Linen style color postcard of The Castle in Newport, RI, residence of Chas. Warren Lippet. Back side is unused, divided with light blue ink.

2014.013.013
Postcard
1930 – 1945

Linen style color postcard of Beacon Rock in Newport, RI, the residence of E.D. Morgan. Water is visible behind the house. Back side is unused, divided with light blue ink.

2014.013.016
Postcard
1930 – 1945

Color postcard featuring an image of Whiteholme from the drive. Whiteholme was the residence of Dr. Barton Jacobs. Back side is unused, divided with light blue ink.

2014.013.017
Postcard
1930 – 1945

Linen style, color postcard of Whiteholme from the drive. Whiteholme was the residence of Dr. Barton Jacobs. Back side is unused, divided with aquamarine ink.

2014.013.018
Postcard
1930 – 1945

Color postcard of The Reefs in Newport, RI, residence of Harry Payne Whitney. Back side is unused, divided with aquamarine ink. 

2014.013.009
Postcard
1930 – 1945

Linen period color postcard of the Old Stone Mill in Newport, RI. Back is unused, divided with green ink.

2014.013.011
Postcard
1930 – 1944

Linen period color postcard featuring an image of Newport City Hall on Broadway in Newport, RI. Back side is unused, divided with light blue ink.

2014.013.002
Postcard
1930 – 1944

Linen period color photograph of Lovers Lane in Newport, RI. Divided back, unused with blue ink on the back side. 

2014.013.001
Postcard
1930 – 1944

Linen period, color postcard of a car driving down Bellevue Avenue in Newport, RI. Back side is unused, divided with light blue ink.

2010.10.1
Postcard
1930 – 1944

Linen-type postcard of the Cliff Walk, declaring it the "most beautiful walk in the world." Visible houses include (left to right) Beach-Mound, Inchiquin, and Beachholm. Reverse has note ...

2009.3.50
Postcard
after 1930

A linen-type color postcard depicting a view of the Cliff Walk from Belmont Beach. Swimmers and beachgoers are visible at foreground; four houses are visible in the background, including (left to r...


Dated May 23, 1929, this postcard is addressed to a Miss Edgar of Newport. The writer mentions her time in Engelberg, where she went to the church and drove around on a beautiful day. 


A photographic postcard depicting the World War I Memorial Tower (also called the "Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Tower," 1929), Miantonomi Park. Several trees are situated around the monument, in...

2009.3.56
Postcard
circa 1921

A color postcard depicting Roslyn and Wyndham, two houses built for William Grosvenor and Rosa Anne Grosvenor (respectively) on Beacon Hill Road. Postcard depicts both houses from an entrance gate;...

FIC.2016.013
Postcard
August 1 1918

Dated August 1, 1918, this postcard is addressed to a Mrs. Phillips from “M”. M thanks Mrs. Phillips for the gift of delicious jelly. The postcard was not sent from Japan, and was likely a souvenir...

FIC.2016.015
Postcard
June 24 1917

Dated June 24, 1917, this postcard is addressed to Hubert P. Townsend from G. Frederick Norton; both men were in the United States army in World War I. Norton writes that he is joining Townsend’s o...

2014.014.003
Postcard
October 30 1915

Postcard depicting view of Cliff Walk from 40 Steps. Front image is surrounded by a white border with the title printed in red ink in the bottom left corner.
Back side contains message and ad...

2014.014.004
Postcard
September 18 1915

Postcard depicting view of Rough Point in color. Front image is surrounded by a white border with the title printed in red ink in the bottom left corner.
Back side contains message and addres...

2014.014.002
Postcard
September 10 1915

Postcard depicting Beacon Rock, estate of E.D. Morgan in color. Title is written in top left corner in black ink.
Back side contains message and address, with one cent postage stamp. Message ...

2014.014.001
Postcard
August 12 1915

Postcard depicting Bailey's Beach with patrons visible in the water and on the beach. Front image is surrounded by a white border with image title printed beneath in red ink.
Back side contai...

2010.10.13
Postcard
circa 1915 – 1930

A color postcard with a white border depicting Marble House and its entrance drive. No writing is on reverse. Caption refers to the house as "MARBLE PALACE."

2009.3.67
postcard
circa 1910

A hand-colored postcard depicting Rhode Island Avenue. A young girl is visible towards right; stone walls and a canopy of trees line each side of the street. Caption reads: "LOVER'S LANE. NEWPORT, ...

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