159 Object Results

Decade: 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 ...


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.

91.49.5
Hat
circa 1950

Lavender felt hat in a mushroom shaoe with a puffed brim sewed in scallop effect. The inner band is made of black grosgrain. Two side combs are attached with elastic cord. "Baker" is embroidered on...

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".


All girls graduating class.


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.


A photograph depicting the Joshua and William Cozzens House, located at 57-59 Farewell Street. The house is seen prior to late 20th-century renovations and restoration; its exterior is covered in ...


Photograph that is part of black and white photo essay depicting the restoration of the Chinese Tea House at Marble House. The essay is entitled "Newport's Chinese Tea House: Before and after-a st...


Photograph that is part of black and white photo essay depicting the restoration of the Chinese Tea House at Marble House. The essay is entitled "Newport's Chinese Tea House: Before and after-a st...

P5973
Print, Photographic
circa 1950 – 2000

An aerial photograph depicting Hopedene (built 1899-1902) and its grounds. The house is comprised of dormers, balustrades, a brick exterior, square and arched windows with shutters, and a half-circ...


Black and white photo of Touro at School Street. Image shows Turner House on the corner and double curb is visible on School Street.


Black and white photo of Touro Street at School Strret. Image shows Turner House and double curb on School Street. Reverse of photo: "Mrs. N.F. Smith"

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