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Blue and brown strip of plaid linen. 3 pieces - the yellow dye was probably saffron. Was used as part of a bed curtain. Ticketed "Spun and women previous to 1790."


Handwritten, bound play by Joseph Davenport. Volume is bound in a plain weave fabric cover printed with the words "Navigation." The play is a majority of the book, presumably written in Davenport's...

24.1.1
Tankard
circa 1799

Tankard with engraved name: "b. Mason" in script on lid; eagle on body. Cylindrical tankard with attached lid and curved handle. Makers Mark of five markings on outside near handle. On underside of...


Miniature painting of Catherine Fry (1780-1858). Left profile of young woman with hazel eyes, and brown hair that is pulled back and up into a knot. Ears are exposed, wearing gold earrings, a white...


Painting of Washington being carried into Heaven by angels. Looks like a print at first glance, no color. 4 women and 3 babies mourn him from the ground. A Native American man kneels down. To the l...


Three table spoons with engraved initials: "EBT" in script on handles; spoons have pointed handles; each has an engraved number above the initials: a: "1", b:"2", c: "3". Marked with "WH" enclosed ...

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Ladle, Serving
1798 – 1833

Ladle with a coffin-end handle, and the initials "AT" (in script). "H. FARNAM". Owned by Abigail White Taylor (1786-1869).


Two sided gilded frame. Front of frame contains a painted copy of the Hammond and Adams family coat of arms, complete with an American flag above a helmet of armor. First half of framed document on...


Georgian doorway from house on 7 Franklin Street that was demolished in 1916. Painted blue, pilasters flanking entrance, triangular pediment over entrance. Under pediment is glass semi-circle with ...


A manumission record that freed the slave of Samuel Ayrault, "Jack". Jack had lived with the Ayrault family since childhood. Witnessed by William R. Robinson. A handwritten list with numbers, possi...


Curved powder horn with wooden insert at base, three carved rings near top. Stopper (probably wood) is missing. Horn is faintly inscribed with images of ships and, more clearly with, "Joseph Taggar...


Silve scissors chain with clip. Clip is engraved and attached to chain. Front: P.B. to F.B. F.C.J. 1796 Back: F.B.H. M.L.G See accessions book 1967-1978, p.91


Miniature of Nathaniel Pearce with powdered hair, blue eyes, wearing red printed vest with frills at neck and black jacket. Shaded blue background, oval-shaped copper frame. From Accessions Book Ja...


Miniature painting of John Handy in three-quarter pose with powdered hair, blue eyes; facing toward right; wearing white shirt with tie at neck, printed blue and white vest, black coat. Miniature i...


Printed document listing candidates for Rhode Island political offices, 1796. Offices include governor, deputy governor, assistants, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer. Text is surr...

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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.


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...


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...

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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.

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. ...


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...

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...

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...

97.22.3
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...

97.22.4
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...

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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...


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


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


Print: A View of Newport Harbor in 1795.


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...

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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...


Letter written by Tim Prout to his mother in-law Sarah (Thurston) Turner in November of 1793. Prout writes that he has married her daughter Susanna “Susey” on August 8, after ten days of acquaintan...


Portrait of Thomas Dring standing by a window. A sailing ship is visible through the window, with a heavy, dark, curtain pulled to the left. Dring is wearing a tall black hat, navy blue coat with g...

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Porringer
1793 – 1796

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

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.

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Plate
1793 – 1796

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

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