10253 Object Results

P9822
Negative
before 1938

A black and white negative (Kodak "Safety" film) depicting the Easton's Beach roller coaster and a large billboard. Automobiles and a pile of wodd are visible at foreground; billboard reads as foll...

P9818
Photograph
before 1916

A photograph depicting George H. Richardson, a long-time member of the staff of the Newport Historical Society. Richardson is pictured wearing a pinstripe suit with waitcoat and bow tie; he is most...


A photograph of the Colony House and the Levi Gale House, taken from Meeting Street. Trees in Washington Square are visible at right; an automobile is visible on the road at center. Structure at fo...


A stereograph depicting the Mrs. William M. Coles House, Bellevue Avenue at Dixon Street. House has a half-timbered exterior and is bordered by a fence and trees. Photographs by Joshua Appleby Will...


A photograph depicting a house at the corner of Cherry Street and Guerney Court. House appears to be dilapidated and abandoned; exterior is damaged, and vegetation is overgrown throughout. A wareho...


A matted photograph depicting Washington Square, looking east towards the Oliver Hazard Perry Monument. A parterre in the shape of an anchor is visible at foreground; a pool surrounded by flowers i...


A photograph depicting buildings at the corner of Spring and Church Streets. Two carriages and street railroad tracks are visible on Spring Street; hedges and a fence bordering Trinity Church's chu...


A matted photograph depicting buildings along Spring Street at the intersection of Mill Street. A fire hydrant and a streetlamp are visible at foreground; signs for Thomas E. Shea's Plumbing and "P...


A matted photograph depicting a street railroad car traveling down Levin Street near St. Mary's Church (see left). Road is covered in snow; signs on car read "BROADWAY" and "SNOW BIRD".


A matted photograph depicting Parkgate (later the Elks Lodge), a house located at the corner of Bellevue Avenue and Pelham Street. A fence, sidewalk, and leafless trees are visible at foreground.


A photograph of Stone Villa, located on Bellevue Avenue. House is partially covered in ivy at left; a porch supported by columns at right is obscured by tall plants. The property's yard is partly s...


A photograph of houses on Levin Street, looking west. The steeple of St. Mary's Church is visible in the background; an automobile can be seen at far right. Photograph by Jonas Bergner (1859-1936).


A matted photograph of Lime Rock Lighthouse; caption reads: "No. 250. 'Lime Rock Lighthouse' Ida Lewis Keeper." A small outbuilding and a fence are visible adjacent to the the lighthouse at left...


A matted photograph depicting Chateau-Nooga, located at the corner of Bellevue and Narragansett Avenues. The house is seen surrounded by several leafless trees and a fence. Photograph by Clarence...


A stereograph of the John Bansiter House on the corner of Spring and Pelham Streets. A carriage and three pedestrians are visible at center. Image by J.A. Williams (d. 1892). Printed label on re...


A photograph of stairs and railings from a second floor hall at the Hunter House. A religious statue is visible on a landing at center; photograph was most likely taken when the house served as a c...


A photograph of the interior of Trinity Church, looking towards the pulpit and altar. Low chandeliers are visible above the center aisle. A note handwritten on reverse reads: "K. Covell neg/Purchas...


A matted photograph of Washington Square, looking east towards the Oliver Hazard Perry Monument. The Oliver Hazard Perry House is visible at far right; the Zion Episcopal Church (later St. Joseph'...


A photograph of the reference materials and framed documents at the Newport Historical Society, located on the balcony of the Seventh Day Meeting House (south wall). Reverse suggests that photo wa...


A matted photograph depicting St. Joseph's Church (Zion Episcopal Church), St. Joseph's Rectory, and a house from Washington Square. Benches are visible at foreground.


A carte-de-visite depicting Richard Morris Hunt. Portrait appears in an oval shape; Hunt has a long moustache and wears a coat and necktie. Carte was produced in Nice, France by F. Chardonnet (lo...


A photographic portrait of Dr. Marcus Wheatland. This particular copy is a negative created using an original photograph.


A photograph of Joe Brangazio ("Peanut Joe") and a dog on Washington Square; photograph is probably printed from a glass plate negative. A cart with a sign reading "GOOD PEANUTS" is visible at lef...


A matted photograph depicting the ocean side facade of the Richard Baker House ("Westcliff"), located on Ledge Road (east side of Bailey's Beach). A path and lawn are visible at foreground; an uni...


A photograph of a staircase inside the Gidley-Breese House. The house was located on the corner of Thames and Gidley Streets. Two buckets are seen hanging from the stairs at top right. The door tow...


A photograph of the interior (believed to be the dining room) of the Gidley-Breese House. The house was located at the corner of Thames and Gidley Streets. The picture has a fireplace, three chairs...


A photograph of the "living room" of the Gidley-Breese House, located at the corner of Thames and Gidley Streets. Objects in the room include a fireplace, chairs, an upholstered chair, lamps, pictu...

P9297
Carte-de-visite
before July 31 1891

A carte-de-visite depicting a young boy wearing a jacket and necktie. Handwriting at bottom edge (front) reads: "J...[illegible]." Handwriting on reverse reads: Jacob Wa...[illegible]-/Gave this ...


A photograph of The Breakers (first), ocean facade. Large striped awnings are visible at the first level; the house is covered in ivy. Architectural features include two large gables, a balustrad...


A photograph depicting a large hall in The Breakers (first). A staircase flanks an archway at center; potted palms, chandeliers, and sconces are seen throughout. Room has a coffered ceiling and e...


A photograph of Trinity Church from Mill Street. The Coddington School is visible at right; Masonic Temple is visible in the background.


A black and white photograph of Washington Square, most likely printed from a glass plate negative. A circular flower bed is located at foreground; a fountain and statue of Oliver Hazard Perry are...


A matted photograph depicting the Park House and Levi Gale House, located at the top of Washington Square. Signage on the Park House reads: "Mrs. Wm. Alderson.". Photo was taken before the Levi G...


A photograph depicting a view of Broadway, looking north from Bull Street. A young boy is standing at foreground; street railroad cars and carriages are visible in the background. Photo was taken...


A matted portrait photograph of Frederick H. Prince (1959-1963), who is wearing a dark cravat and a white shirt. A handwritten note on reverse reads: "Dear Doris/Here is a friend of yours/that hop...


A transparency depicting Eolus, a steamship that provided service between Wickford, Rhode Island and Newport. Ship is most likely pictured in Newport Harbor.


A photograph depicting Eolus, a steamship that provided service between Wickford, Rhode Island and Newport. Outbuildings at Fort Adams are visible in the background.


A photograph depicting the Bull House, located on the corner of Broadway and Bull Street. The house is decorated with patriotic bunting; a striped tent topped by an American flag can be seen at ri...


A photograph of the Bull House, located at the corner of Broadway and Bull Street. The house is decorated with patriotic bunting, and three tents are set up in the yard. Men in military uniforms ...


A photograph of Red Cross (David Sears House), located on Oakwood Terrace. Image was taken from the house's backyard looking towards the rear elevation, which is characterized by a long porch and ...


Photograph of two young women riding in the back of a car as part of a parade procession. The Red and White Supermarket of Broadway is visible in the background.


Photograph of four men dressed in suits marching as part of a parade procession. Photo was most likely taken on Broadway.


Photograph of carriages and wagons (drawn by horses and a burro) in a parade procession. Photo was most likely taken on Broadway.


Photograph on men in period military uniforms marching as part of a parade procession. Photo was most likely taken on Broadway.


Photograph of a man driving an antique car, probably as part of a parade procession. A woman holding a fringed umbrella or parasol can be seen sitting in the vehicle at right. Photo was most likel...


Photograph of a parade procession (most likely on Broadway) featuring antique automobiles.


Photograph of a parade procession, featuring an automobile or truck masqueraded to look like a locomotive. Photo was most likely taken on Broadway.


Photograph of a parade, featuring three men in suits. One is carrying a sign that reads, "FOR GOOD CLEAN HONEST PROGRESSIVE GOV'T VOTE REPUBLICAN." Behind them is a man riding a penny-farthing bicy...


Photograph of a parade procession, most likely on Broadway. A young woman wearing a white dress and carrying a baton leads a percussion band.


Photograph of a parade, featuring an antique fire engine with two men dressed in firefighter gear. Photo was most likely taken on Broadway.


Photograph of a vehicle in a parade marked "COAL." Its passengers include two men in a top hat and a bowler, as well as at least two women carrying umbrellas or parasols. Photo was most likely tak...


A black and white photograph of naval servicemen marching in a parade on an unidentified street.


Black and white photograph of people in American Indian dress as part of a parade. A boy can be seen riding a bicycle at right. Photo was most likely taken on Broadway. Wide white margin on photo...


Cabinet card depicting Elizabeth B. Finch. She is wearing a dress with bell sleeves, and her left arm is resting on a pedestal. Her hair is curled and tied up with ribbons. Photo is marked "Rockwo...


A print (made from an original photograph or negative) of the second Ocean House, located on Bellevue Avenue. A house located on the John G. Weaver Estate (according to1893 Atlas, L.J. Richards &...


A print (made from an original photograph or negative) of the second Ocean House, located on Bellevue Avenue.


A matted photograph of the second Ocean House hotel, located on Bellevue Avenue. Features include steeply-pitched gables and a large verandah with detailed woodwork.


A photomechanical print that appears to have been cut from an unknown source. Print features several houses along the Cliff Walk, including The Breakers (original house, destroyed by fire in 1892)...


A photograph depicting the Forty Steps at the Cliff Walk, located at the end of Narragansett Avenue. The first Breakers (Peabody & Stearns, destroyed by fire in 1892) is visible at far right i...


Photographic portrait of Elizabeth Wheeler Paul (1817-1906). Mounted on a textured mat with an oval embossed at center.


A photograph depicting a side view of Ocean Lawn (also known as the Shaw Safe Estate and the Firestone Estate). Image provides a view of the house's ocean-side landscape, as well as a covered terr...


A photograph depicting a side view of Ocean Lawn (also known as the Shaw Safe Estate and the Firestone Estate). Image provides a view of the house's ocean-side landscape, as well as a covered terr...


A photograph of the ocean-side facade of Ocean Lawn (also known as the Shaw Safe Estate and the Firestone Estate).


A photographic portrait of Abby Durfee Kinsley Norman (Mrs. George Norman).


A photographic portrait of John Austin Stevens, Jr., who is seen wearing a medal and is seated on a wicker chair. Printed wallpaper is visible in the background.


A photographic portrait of John Austin Stevens, Jr., who is seen wearing a medal and is seated in front of a large bookshelf.


A photograph of the James B. Finch House at the corner of Mount Vernon and Barney Streets. The image depicts the back side of the house, which faces Barney Street. The Barney Street Cemetery, bor...


A mounted photograph of stone cutters with their tools. Photograph by James Nicholson.


A mounted photograph of stone cutters with their tools (seated in front of a rock wall). Photograph taken by James Nicholson.


A photographic portrait of Miss Lydia Redmond. Photograph is cut into an elliptical shape.


A matted photograph depicting a young child sitting on a fence near Hanging Rock, Middletown. A small body of water and a stone wall are visible towards foreground.


A photograph of the Weaver House, once located on West Main Road in Middletown, Rhode Island. Image is a copy of a Covell print from a Clarence Stanhope negative.


A photograph of several men working at the "Old Cider Mill" in Middletown, Rhode Island. A large wooden apparatus covered in hay is visible at center. A man at foreground is seen leaning towards ...


A photograph of two men working at the "Old Cider Mill" in Middletown, Rhode Island. A wagon, a horse, a stone wall, and a shingled building are visible around a wooden platform, where one man app...


A mounted black and white photograph depicting a large crowd in front of Newport City Hall. A banner over Broadway reads: "Welcome/President/DeValera." Electric street cars are visible in the bac...


A black and white photograph of the re-building of Clingstone.


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 photograph depicting the Ocean House on Bellevue Avenue. A carriage is seen passing by the hotel.


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, ...


A photograph depicting a house on the corner of Division and Touro Streets. The house was torn down in 1916, and became the site of the Levi Gale House. The Newport Historical Society's headquart...


A sepia tone photograph of Newport Hospital nursing staff. The seven women at center are in nursing uniforms, including starched hats and white high-collared dresses. The woman at far left wears ...


Reverse of photo: "Gardner's House of Dr. Rice's Estate Coggeshall Ave next to Frie Barn started demolishing Nov. 18, 1930."


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


A photograph depicting downtown Newport, looking east towards Trinity Church. Photo was taken from an unidentified wharf (possibly Banister's); the bow of the yacht "Aloha" (1910-1938) is visible a...


Black and white interior of Bannister House, Middletown, RI. Image shows hallway and staircase from the first floor.


Sepia toned photo of the first Breakers estate, Ruggles Avenue. Photo depicts the driveway of the Breakers estate with a man in a carriage. Bottom of photo reads "Ochre Point, No. 143, The Breake...


A photograph depicting the J.T. O'Connell Supply Company office and supply warehouses, located on Long Wharf. Signage painted on the buildings reads: "Ship Chandlery/Hardware/Builders/Plumbers/Ste...


A matted photograph depicting houses along the southernmost portion of the Cliff Walk, including (from left to right) the Mary Bell Estate, Edgecliff, Gull Rock, and Reef Point. A narrow dock situa...


A matted photograph depicting Long Wharf. A man wearing a bowler hat is walking on a sidewalk at right; a horse-drawn carriage is visible at center. Road appears to be covered in dirt; utility pole...


A photograph depicting buildings along Long Wharf; signs reading "Beadleston & Woerz/Ales & Porter", "Junk Store", and "Wm. B. Groff/Boats to Let" are visible throughout. A pedestrian is wa...


A matted photograph of Lime Rock Lighthouse and the surrounding harbor. A shed appears near the lighthouse at right. Caption at bottom right reads: "LIME ROCK LIGHTHOUSE HOME OF IDA LEWIS." James...


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 an aerial view of the Cliff Walk. Visible structures in the photograph include the Marble House, Chinese Tea House, and Beechwood. Almy Pond is visible in the background. ...


A photograph of the Old Colony Railroad's Engine 12 on a turntable in Newport; a roundhouse, made of brick, is visible in the background. Three railroad workers are visible on the engine; one is st...


A matted photograph depicting Thames Street from the corner of Church Street, looking north. The headquarters of the Newport Journal is visible at left; Rogers Pianos (210 Thames) is visible at ri...


A matted photograph depicting sailboats in Newport Harbor. A handwritten caption on bottom edge reads: "No. 184 'Newport Harbor' 88." Photograph by Clarence Stanhope (c.1852-1924).


A photograph printed from a Newport Daily News glass plate negative, depicting Broadway looking southwest near Farewell Street. Visible businesses include William B. Scott & Co. and Arnold's Ar...

P2379
Stereograph
before 1892

A stereograph depicting a view of Washington Square, looking west. The Brick Market is visible in the distance at right. Printed label on reverse reads: "Washington Square,/NEWPORT, R.I./PHOTOGRAPH...


A matted photograph of the Mumford House (demolished 1904), located on Washington Square. The National Exchange Bank is visible at right; two carriages with horses can be seen near the sidewalk at ...


A photograph depicting the Ocean House at the corner of Bellevue Avenue and Bowery Street. A boy is seen standing in front of the hotel under a lamppost. A label on the mat reads: "Ocean House ...


A carte de visite depicting Edwin Booth. Printed text reads "EDWIN BOOTH./EAST GRAND CIRCUS PARK,/Detroit." Booth's signature can be seen at bottom left.


A photograph depicting Beach Cliffe in an abandoned state, with tall vegetation growing throughout.


A matted photograph depicting Anglesea, a house located on Ruggles Avenue at the Cliff Walk. Label on reverse refers to the house as "Mrs Frederic Pearson's villa"; architectural features include a...


A photograph of the Union Congregational Church, located on Division Street.


An aerial photograph of the Clambake Club in Middletown, taken prior to the Hurricane of 1938. The Club is bordered by a rocky coast at foreground and farmland in the background. Automobiles can ...


A matted photograph depicting the First Congregational Church as seen from the corner of Mill and Division Streets. Photograph was taken when the church building functioned as Burlingham's Auction ...


A photograph of Bellevue Avenue, looking south towards the Ocean House. Most likely taken from a roof or second-story window; image dates prior to the construction of the Newport Casino (1879-1881)...


A cabinet card depicting an image of Commodore Matthew C. Perry. Image appears to be a photograph of a painting. Card was produced in Tokyo, Japan; a gold embossed maker's mark with Japanese charac...

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