351 Object Results

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 ...

circa 1891

This is a map of Newport including street names, Lily Pond, Easton's Pond and Narragansett Bay.

A small pamphlet of information for visitors to Newport including advertisements, the Old Colony Railroad and steamboat timetable, postal rates, coin values, grooming and housekeeping advice, salar...

Statue of Oliver Hazard Perry by William G. Turner. Depicts Perry as young man going off to sea with belongings, hand stretched over head, faces right, windblown hair. Prototype for statue in Washi...

A cabinet photograph depicting a Civil War monument made of stone. Center stone depicts a horse in relief with two crossed swords beneath a horseshoe. Inscription reads: "First Mass. Cavalry/3rd ...

A photograph depicting the Marble House in its final phases of construction. The rear (ocean-facing) facade is shown, with some windows still incomplete.

One copy of "Historical Sketch Shiloh Baptist Church, Newport, RI" by Rev. Henry N. Jeter.

1891 Read Medal for Scholarship awarded to John Francis Hamilton. The face features the Hope anchor with a lamp at top floating over waves. The reverse is engraved with the recipient's name and the...

Dish, Eating
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain heart shaped dish of scalloped and gadrooned sides; clear glaze outside; yellowish-cream glaze inside.

Pitcher, Cream
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain colorless creamer of pink Tridacna; swelling sides; top edge gently bends inward. Part of a set including: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59.1.3. From Fermanagh, Ireland.

Bowl, Sugar
1891 – 1959

Irish porcelain colorless sugar bowl of pink Tridacna; swelling sides; top edge gently bends inward. Part of a set including: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59.1.3. From Fermanagh, Ireland.

1891 – 1959

Teapot and cover of Basket or Tridacna shell design; edges and handles decorated in pink; spout decorated in pink relief vinelike decoration. Part of a set that includes: #59.1.1, #59.1.2, and #59....

A carte-de-visite depicting Elna Fostice Soley in 1891. Soley wears a coat with a high collar, braided detail, and leg-of-mutton sleeves. She also wears a hat with a turned-up brim, feathers, and...

Green velvet hat with gold netting and filgree around the edge. Pearl and jewel accents in the trim with a large white feather on the back. Inside tag states, '26. Place Vendome/Ancienne Maison/Pau...

pump (shoes)
circa 1890 – 1920

Pair of satin and brocade pumps with a brocade bow. Front part of shoe is covered in a pale blue-green satin; mid-section to heel is covered in a brown and blue floral brocade. Shoe has a three-inc...


Cream colored bodice with square neckline. The front is lace with silk that is draped over it in the center with two bows. Sleeves and back are silk. Sleeves have lace trim. Bows on each side befor...

Candid snapshot of Virginia Fair (Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt, Jr.) bathing at Bailey's Beach.

Print, Photographic
circa 1890 – 1939

A black and white photograph of Hugh L. Willoughby seated at a desk. The photograph is torn in two pieces from top to bottom.

Shipping box for bonnet D411A. Natural color, made from wood. Has trademark of J. Chanvinfuen, Emballeus Expediteurs and of WB Crockler, Boston, MA.

A photograph depicting Rosyln (built between 1890-1891), Beacon Hill Road. Image was taken by Clarence Stanhope (d. 1923); road at foreground is bordered by a stone wall, gate, and shrubs. A carria...

Green and black brocade two piece brocade dress. Dress is said to have been owned by Miss. Edith Wetmore (1870-1966), daughter of Governor Wetmore.

A picture of J.K. Sullivan's yacht while in harbor. 

A picture of Zara, a yacht owned by A. Edward Tower, in Brenton Cove.

Sheer muslin skirt decorated with lace inserts, two parallel inserts run from waist to hem and perpendicular to front horizontal inserts. Inserts a sombenation of soutache and bobbin lace.

Shirt, Dress
1890 – 1920

Heavily starched and folded shirt, pinned behind neck to keep folded. Wide pleated front placket with a total of 15 pleats. Narrow button stand with three buttons and holes. Narrow band collar with...

Shirt, Dress
1890 – 1920

White cotton shirt with wide pleated placket front. Total of 14 pleats across chest. Narrow button stand with three buttons and corresponding holes. Narrow band collar with two buttonholes for stud...

Shirt, Dress
1890 – 1920

Pressed and folded white shirt with long placket front. Two buttonholes on each side of placket opening for studs. Band collar with buttonholes at throat and a wooden stud, and buttonhole for a det...

Shirt, Dress
1890 – 1920

White shirt, wide placket front. Button holes on each side for studs and on sleeves for cuff links. Placket and cuff heavily starched and ironed. Band collar with button hole at back of neck to att...


"Collarette" of black over steel gray satin. Net embroidered black paillets, black thread fringe.

Shipping box for bonnet D411A. Natural color, made from wood. Has trademarl of J. Chanvinfuen, Emballeus Expediteurs and of WB Crockler, Boston, MA

Pink roses, gold lace, black velvet bows as decoration on hat.

D27 AB
1890 – 1900

Black Ballgown, net embroidered with paillets and chenille; satin; taffeta. Low neck , short ruffled net sleeves; skirt of embroidered net, chiffon, satin and taffeta.

Reseda green; Satin, trimmed with jet beads. Sleeve puffs matching satin with scroll design in red.

1890 – 1900

Toque bonnet of olive colored velvet, with gold, pink and peach colored flowers, black net, bead and chenile trimmed leaves, and burgundy and white plumes. 

Bonnet (hat)
1890 – 1900

Black velvet bonnet, silk and flower trim, decorative chenile yarns, black faceted beads,silk ribbon ties, flowers are pink and yellow with green leaves.

1890 – 1920

Bisque shoulder head with blonde painted hair in painted black snood and molded black pill box hair with molded red feather plume. Face has painted blue eyes, red eye liner. Body is stuffed cloth t...

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