537 Object Results


Paper grocery bag with black lettering: 'Julius Sayer, Wholesale & Retail Grocer, 207 Thames St., Directly Opposite Kinsley's Express Office, Newport, R.I. Constantly On Hand Every Description ...

before 1880

Upper frame only from street lamp. Glass missing; no pole or ladder support. This lamp was probably from a street corner, as it has a slot on each side for a street name plate.

before 1888

Brass nameplate fragment with part of the name "Bristol" cut stencil style through the plate. The "Bristol", a steamer in the Fall River Line, burned in Newport Harbor in 1888. This plate is dama...

A cabinet card depicting American Civil War General Ambrose Burnside (1824-1881). Burnside is seen wearing a coat, waistcoat, and white collar; he has white hair. Photograph by Manchester Brothers,...

A photograph depicting businesses on the eastern side of Thames Street, before 1882. Storefronts include Andrew Bryer's Dining Rooms, J.W. Hammett's. J.M. Swan Shoes, and C.F. Frasch's Confectiona...

A glass plate positive image, probably for use in a magic lantern (stereopticon) projection unit. The image depicts a view of Bath Road looking east. A carriage, as well as the outline of a house, ...

Seaview, Cottage of James Powell Kernochan before alteration of 1889.

October 8 1889

Commemorative ribbon, white on teal background, for the 24th Triennial Conclave, grand encampment of the Knights Templar. The top of the ribbon has a sequined star attached.

October 8 1889

White commemorative ribbon for the 24th Triennial Conclave of the Knights Templar from New Bedford, MA. The event was located in Washington, DC.

October 7 1889

Red commemorative ribbon for the 24th Triennial Conclave of the Knights Templar. The ribbon has a rendering of George Washington's profile in the middle and an ax on top.

October 1 1889

Lease between the Newport Historical Society and the Newport Natural History Society for the property at 82 Touro Street.

Black commemorative ribbon with silver print for the 24th Triennial Conclave of the Knights Templar.

May 29 1889

Woven wire bustle, covered with cream silicia. "The Imperial...Pat. May 29 1889"

Schoolwork completed on an invoice from R. & J. Farquhar & Co. found in Beatrice Stone's notebook (2010.31 A). Though found in Beatrice's book, the name on the work is Evelyn G. Field of Pr...

An autograph book with a red velvet cover once owned by Sarah P. Bryant. Contains signatures and messages from many of Sarah's Newport classmates, teachers, playmates, and family members. Most sign...

circa 1889

Light blue ink on white paper. One hundred of these certificates entitled you to Duke's Postage Stamp Album.

circa 1889

Engraving depicts a scene from the harbor of the Newport Club House of the New York Yacht Club; a crowd of people in boats and on decks. Possibly from The New York Magazine, Aug 31, 1889.

A photographic portrait of George Bancroft (1800-1891), historian and former U.S. Secretary of the Navy. Bancroft has a long beard, and is wearing a suit jacket and shirt. He is seated at a desk pi...

Pencil sketch of the sundial for John Austin Steven's House, RI, 1889.

To go with D274. Collins and Fairbanks; same trademark etc.

A painting of the Old Stone Mill in what appears to be autumn. The mill sits at the center of the painting and has a black iron fence around it. Dark trees in teh background to the left, tree with ...

Black fur top hat with black ribbon, curled 1 inch brim.

Cigarette card in booklet form. The card opens up to a 1889 calendar with a blank memorandum page opposite the calendar. The front of the card reads 'without an equal, Consols, long Havana tobacco ...

A black and white photograph depicting a horse and carriage in front of businesses on upper Thames Street. Two gentlemen are seen in the photograph, one holding the horse's reins.Two clapboard bui...

47.11.1 A-D
Dress, Wedding
October 11 1888

Four piece tan ribbed silk wedding dress. Bodice (a) is trimmed with white lace and pearls around the cuffs and neck, fifteen round buttons down front of bodice. Removable tan collar (b) with white...

Commission of General G. K. Warren Post No. 21, Department of Rhode Island, Grand Army of the Republic. Signed Benj. L. Hall, Department Commander and E. Henry Jenks, Assistant Adjutant General

Hand press for embossing 'Notary Public' seal on paper. Press is made of painted black metal with blue and gold detailing. Long curvilinear handle activates press for a round embossed seal. Round s...

Misc. Metal fragments, possibly from chandelier or other fixtures, melted into amorphous masses in the fire that destroyed the steamer "Bristol".

Misc. Metal fragments, possibly from chandelier or other fixtures, melted into amorphous masses in the fire that destroyed the steamer "Bristol".

Misc. Metal fragments, possibly from chandelier or other fixtures, melted into amorphous masses in the fire that destroyed the steamer "Bristol".

Black and white photo of 4 sailors on a ship. On back is a brief transcript of service of each man on the "Mohican." Left to right: David Ireland - sitting with arms folded Gilbert Purdy - stand...

Black and white half-tone print of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont. Photo is a portrait of his face and neck, subject is looking directly at the camera. Wearing a dark jacket and white ruffled shirt.

Rosette in red, white and blue. Reverse is stamped, U.S. Patent 1888 France.

1888 – 1890

1888 and 1890 Gibbs Medal for Scholarship awarded to John Francis Hamilton. The 1888 medal reads: "The Gibbs Medal for Scholarship, Fourth Grammar Class, 1888, Newport, R.I., John Francis Hamilton,...

Detailed view of Newport Harbor. Churches, factories and wharves are clearly visible. Sidewheel steamship 'Eolus' at her berth at commercial wharf. Schooners, sloops and a few smaller vessels in th...

Pair of dark cream ribbed silk wedding shoes with 1" heel and square toe, two criss-crossing paisley designs on the toe, made up of small and large sized faux pearls. Tag in box states, "stockings ...

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