175 Object Results

Year:
2010.10.23
Postcard
before 1950

A linen-type postcard of houses on the Cliff Walk near Belmont Beach. Featured are the homes of T.S. Taylor (Honeysuckle Lodge), C. Ogden Jones (Mid Cliff), and J.R. Drexel (Fairholme). The revers...

2009.22.1
Viewbook
before 1950

Purple souvenir book featuring photographs of Newport attractions. Title page reads, "Newport Rhode Island, Street Scenes, Principle Residences and Places of Interest". Published by David Rubin in ...


Photographic print of the north side of Washington Square, showing the Capitol Restaurant, Plantations Bank, and the Navy Outfitters and Supplies store. 


Photographic print of the north side of Washington Square, showing the Capitol Restaurant, Plantations Bank, and a portion of the Navy Outfitters and Supplies store. 


Photographic print of a tennis match at the Newport Casino. The image shows competitor Vic Seixas injured on the ground, assisted by his opponent Tony Trabert. 


Undated photograph of a group of men standing before the statue of August Belmont in Eisenhower Park, in front of the Newport County Courthouse. The men are identified as (left to right) Frank King...


Undated print of the annex of the U.S. Naval Torpedo Station annex, in which several dozen torpedoes are in storage.Image depicts two men maneuvering a torpedo into place. 


Undated print of the Luce, Mahan, and Pringle Halls at the U.S. Naval War College. A pair of cannons and a flagpole can be seen in the foreground. 


Photograph of the Esso Gas Station on Spring Street, captured by Matthew Herz circa 1950. Several cars are parked outside the service center. The colony house can be seen in the background. 

FIC.2019.112
Map
circa 1950

This is a colorful map showing towns, sites, streets, things to do and trivia including coats of arms for every city and town in the state. Compiled by Philips D. Booth. 


A group of young women, possibly the Mosaic Club, posing around dining tables at Luke's Lodge. Doris Bacheller is in the back row, ninth from the left.

2010.10.2
Postcard
circa 1950

Portrait-oriented postcard of Trinity Church. The code "108773-N" appears along the right edge. On the reverse is a note addressed to Miss Ruth Nuzzole. Postcard was postmarked on May 3, 1950.

2010.34.24
Card, Trade
circa 1950 – 1960

An advertising card in the shape of Santa Claus. Printed in color, with Santa in a red suit holding a sack of toys and a paper reading "Seasons Greetings." Reverse is a printed advertisement for ...


A Christmas postcard depicting a young boy (possibly William H. Vanderbilt, Jr.) in a rowboat labeled "PADDLE TO THE SEA." Made for William and Anne Vanderbilt. Red text, appearing as handwriting...

2009.3.46
Postcard
circa 1950

A black and white postcard depicting the figurehead of the Barkentine Aloha, an object in the collections of the Newport Historical Society.


Circular identification badge with metal pin from the U.S. Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I. In the center of the pin is a photograph of JF Mullaney '2289', standing at 5' 8" tall. Donor is the ...

91.49.10 AB
Hatbox
circa 1950

Square tan hat box, green polka dots on lid, plastic pull out handles on side from J.J. Hudson Co, Detroit (label: white wreath indicates former contents.

91.49.9
Hat
circa 1950

White tulle (turban) with inner band of white grosgrain.

91.49.8
Hat
circa 1950

Light blue tulle (turban) trimmed with veiling, inner band with blue grosgrain, trimmed at back with three fabric leaves.

91.49.6 AB
Hatbox
circa 1950

Round pink hatbox with lid; gold trim and label; gold colored cord handle across tip; (label: clip ons, veils, straw beret indicates former contents. Marked with Eleanor H. Baker 4 Thurston Ave.

91.49.4
Hat
circa 1950

Brown felt hat with a close fitting brim turned up on the left side. The right side is folded and draped with an inner band of brown grosgrain ribbon. Two side combs attached and elastic cord. "Bak...

91.49.3
Hat
circa 1950

Maroon velour hat with close fitting brin with an inner band of red and gold woven pattern tape. Two side combs attached and elastic cord. ''Baker" embroidered on band.

91.49.2
Hat
circa 1950

Gray velour hat with a draped red velvet band and bow. Brim turned up on one side. Inner band with multicolor woven pattern tape. "Baker" is embroidered on band.

91.49.1
Hat
circa 1950

Black velvet trimmed with draped band of mauve and purple velvet. Narrow wired brim. The inner band of gold and red woven pattern tape. The crown is crushed. "Baker" is embroidered on the band.


Pair of woman's aqua colored dyed silk spike heeled shoes. Shoebox is aqua colored cardboard with "Vincent Draper" logo printed on it.


Men's dress pumps, black leather with grosgrain bow at toe.


Pair of women's high heeled shoes (spike heels), blue dyed silk, heels have steel base. Dark blue cardboard shoebox with "pierre" printed on top and sides.

91.49.17
Petticoat
circa 1950

Mid-calf-length petticoat with satin and lace trim; upper third is a stretchy nylon material, elastic waist, two layers of fabric with three layers of ruffles along hem. Labels says it's a size 12.

91.49.14
Dress
circa 1950

White silk dress with green, blue and pink floral pattern; short sleeves, square insert, beaded bodice. From the California Shop, Newport, RI.

91.49.11
Dress
circa 1950

Knee-length party dress with blue velvet straps over shoulders; cotton fabric with purple, blue and green floral print; fabric is woven with velvet accents; two half flower decorations sewn onto wa...

96.38.25
Tumbler
circa 1950

Clear glass tumbler, transfer image of old stone mill. Caption in center: "Old Stone Mill, Newport, RI".


Photograph depicting the Sanford-Covell House, Washington Street. A man and a young child can be seen in the yard; a low hedge and a sidewalk border the house. Newport Harbor is visible in the back...


A photograph of a parade with military personnel, most likely on Thames Street. A boy riding a bicycle is visible at foreground; a man diectly behind him is carrying a flag that reads " Capt. Kenn...


A Kodak 2 X 2 inch slide depicting the Blue Moon at night, Thames Street. Neon signage includes the text "Blue Moon Gardens," "Shoe Shine," and "Men's Store." Cars are parked beside the buildings...


A black and white photograph depicting a view of Thames Street at the corner of Franklin Street, looking north. Visible businesses include the Lawton Hammett Agency, Peters Shoe Repairs, Cole Drug...


A photograph depicting the Gothic Ballroom at Belcourt (Belcourt Castle). Architectural features include a vaulted ceiling, stained glass windows, and a mantlepiece topped by a stone castle.

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