9610 Object Results

2002.10 A-E
Watch
before 1898

One side of the case depicts a leaping horse. The other side shows three dogs in a rural setting. The dog side of the case is in worse condition than the side depicting the horse. The face of the w...

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


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, ...

01.508
Toy, Car
before 1916

Painted wood model of side pumper, red with black and gold trim; metal pumping mechanism, wooden handles. Solid wooden wheels, smaller front wheels on swivel. Air chamber is reproduction of origina...


A blue glass swizzle stick with a yellow ball at top. Along the stem reads, "New England Steamship Co. Serving All New England" and features a flag printed with "NE". Identical to 2006.13.3.


(a) 19th century brass spring lancet used for bloodletting. (b) Wooden case with latch for lancet.

93.10
Streetlamp
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.

2004.3.1
Stereograph
before 1892

A stereograph depicting the Old Stone Mill in Touro Park. The Mill is shown covered in ivy.

Stereograph was produced by Joshua A. Williams of Newport; his studio label, affixed to rever...


A stereograph image depicting the Aquidneck Hotel on Pelham Street.

Image was produced by Newport photographer Joshua A. Williams (d. 1892), whose printed label on reverse reads:
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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...

98.7.14
Snuffbox
before 1862

This small box looks like a book on the outside. It has brown/red velvet with gold detailing. The inside of the box is lined with Prussian blue paper and has a mirror on the left side in a gold fra...

2004.13.203
Sketch
before 1846

Pencil sketch of Newport's town crier, John Allen. Man is using crutches and ringing a bell. Allen died June 6, 1846 at the age of 67.

01.842
Silhouette
before 1833

Full length silhouette of woman (Sarah) facing right. Dressed in 19th century style with long dress, hair up in bun, holding a fan. Black on light paper, no frame. Written on back in pencil: "Befor...


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 ...

99.3.147
Shoe
before 1800

A single baby's leather shoe in poor condition; very old and brittle. Four holes at toe, instep strap is torn, sticthing on side of shoe is unravelling. Piece of paper found with shoe reads 'shoe f...

99.3.148
Shoe
before 1937

A single 7" long leather shoe in poor condition. The shoe has been slattened, appears to have an instep strap. Piece of paper glued onto foot of shoe reads 'Child's shoe, found in attic of Maudsley...

20.2.2
Shingle
before 1894

Piece of roof slate with 1 3/4" hole made by a hailstone in a storm on July 14, 1894; small hole to accommodate nail. Marked "10" on the underside. (Hail) "stones were 8" in circumerence and weighe...

26.4
shadow box
before 1926

Showdow box with a three masted ship. The sails and wake created by the ship are three-dimensional, and strings with beads are used to represent ropes. Encasement is a wooden framed box painted bla...


Saucer is white with gold around rim, two gold rings in center and "Capt. Hazard" written in gold in the center. Cup is white with gold around inner rim and thin gold ring below; handle has indenta...

95.20.6
Seal
before 1893

Turned cylinder (goblet shape), may have heavier metal in core, seal inscription surrounds image of scales of justice. Inscription: "Court of Compleas, Newport."

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...

2004.15.1
Scrapbook
before 1900

Box 4 contains Miss Elizabeth Swinburne's scrapbook from before 1900. The scrapbook includes many ticket stubs, maps, photographs, postcards, and pressed flowers and leaves from various pleaces thr...


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)...


Framed photograph of J. Allen Boone. White hair, he wears a grey suit with a black tie.


A black and white photograph depicting the Ocean House veranda, with several people gathered. A caption at bottom center reads: "GRAND VERANDA OF THE OCEAN HOUSE, NEWPORT." Also labeled at bottom...


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 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 ...


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


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


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 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 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 A...


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).

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