291 Object Results

Decade:
25.3
Sculpture
before 1775

Eagle, wooden, painted gold. Originally sat on gateposts of Metcalf Bowler Estate in Portsmouth before the Revolution, later hung on buildings of United States Hotel, Townsend's Coffee House, Hamme...

01.853
Silhouette
1779 – 1849

Silhouette of Daniel Coggeshall (1779-1849) facing right; hair in short ponytail, high collar with frilly front, dark coat. Tan paper on lighter backing. Dark wood frame. Marked on lower left corne...


Men's waistcoat


Men's waistcoat


Men's waistcoat


Fragment of a flag in an envelope. Envelope reads, "Piece of the flag carried by Col. Christopher Greene's regiment (colored) at the battle of Rhode Island. August 29 1778 from Hon. D.W. Lyman Oct....


Paper currency denoting sixty Spanish-milled dollars ("Continental Currency"). The note is supported by "a Resolution passed by Congress at Philadelphia, Sept. 26th, 1778." Note has a printed borde...


Chart of Rhode Island harbor and Narragansett Bay also shows notes, references. "chart of the Harbour of Rhode Island and Narragansett Bay surveyed in pursuance of directions from the lords of the ...

MS.2011.1.1
Plan of Valley Forge
circa 1777 – 1778

Drawn on paper, this is a plan for the encampment of the Continental Army under General George Washington at Valley Forge, where they sheltered and trained between December 1777 and June 1778. This...


Thirty dollar bill of Continental Currency, dated 1777. Top and bottom borders read, "The United Colonies" and the body text reads, "Thirty Dollars. This BILL entitles the Bearer to receive THIRTY ...


Pair of white silk shoes with 3" heels, pointed toes, overlapping instep straps. Buckles or ornaments for the straps are missing. Paper found with shoes reads, "Slippers worn by Sarah Olney, wife o...

01.952
Map
1777

Map of Newport shows layout of Newport and Goat Island with wharves and streets. Black frame. Surveyed by Charles Blaskowitz; engraved and published by William Faden, Charing Cross, Sept. 1, 1777.

2006.19.6
Newspaper
June 27 1776

The Newport Mercury Extraordinary printed Thursday, June 27, 1776. Probably printed by Solomon Southwick. Four pages long in folio. It was probably owned by John Clarke, Jr., (1734-1798) a Revoluti...

2000.43.6
Map
April 24 1776

'A Plan of The Town of Newport in the Province of Rhode island' includes 14 wharves, 21 public buildings and 52 streets. The scale if of 4000 feet. Plan encased in plain wood frame,

2010.21.3.6
paper money
February 17 1776

A one-sixth of a dollar banknote, dating from 1776. Printed text reads: "According to a Resolution of Congress, passed at Philadelphia, February 17, 1776." A detailed border, as well as a sundial w...

2010.2.1
Tablecloth
circa 1776

A cream-colored square tablecloth with a diaper weave (diamond pattern), belonging to Rebecca Waterman. Two edges are finished with 1/4 inch seams, while two edges are the selvage of the cloth. A s...

01.687
Gun, Swivel
circa 1776

Swivel gun is shaped like a small canon; dented and corroded. Mounted on painted green wood. Old British swivel gun was taken from the wreck of one of the British ships which, at the time of the R...


One pair of discolored cotton knitted stockings. Decorative knitted stitch up back resembles seam.

68.1.5
Plate
1776 – 1793

Beaded rim plate, soft edge. Marked "D:Mel" [struck twice] and several symbols.

68.1.4
Plate
1776 – 1793

Smooth brim plate, bead on reverse. Marked "By D. Melville" (twice) with several symbols.

68.1.8
Spoon, Eating
1776 – 1793

Midrib on front of handle of spoon. Rat tail on back of bowl. End of handle has been recut and hammered-midribs damaged. Profile rough, dents on back of bowl. Marked "NEWPORT".


Four pewter spoons with midribs on front of handles, rat-tails on back of bowls.

66.9.1
Plate, Food
1776 – 1793

Pewter plate with beaded rim, casting marks on outer rim. Made in Newport, marked with a number of symbols and makers marks. Also "by D: Melvil/in Newp".

68.1.14
Platter
1776 – 1793

Pewter platter with incised line around outer rim of pewter platter. Several marks including, "By: D: Melvil/Newport"

68.1.3
Porringer
1776 – 1793

Porringer with crown handle, nine pierced holes on handle. Anchor and initials "DM" on front of handle. Made by David Melvil (1755-93), Newport. Anchor and initials (DM) imprinted on front of handle.

2010.21.3.5
paper money
September 1 1775

A one-eighth of a dollar banknote from Rhode Island, dating to 1775. Note is numbered and signed by hand, and has printed text throughout. A border with scrollwork and birds, as well as an anchor e...

2013.1
Desk
circa 1775

Desk once belonging to Senator Francis Malbone (March 20, 1759 – June 4, 1809).


Brown Quaker girl's dress with coarse linen lining. Yellowed fine muslin ruffles at neck and cuffs. Tan 1/4 in. trim around neck. Relatively large (3/4 in. deep) cartridge pleats on waist of skirt....

64.1.22 AB
Platter
circa 1775

Two patters as part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Coll...

64.1.21 AB
Basket
circa 1775

Two fruit baskets with stands is part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and...

64.1.20
Tureen
circa 1775

Large tureen with stand is part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. ...

64.1.19 AB
Tureen
circa 1775

Two small tureens with stands are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford an...


Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...


Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

64.1.16 A-P
Ramekin
circa 1775

Fourteen covered custard cups are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford an...

64.1.15
Tureen
circa 1775

Small covered tureen with stand is part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford a...

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