133 Object Results

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50.1.1
Painting
circa 1717

Three-quarter length portrait of Benjamin Ellery, Sr. (1670-1746) , facing left. Holding cane in right hand; left arm is holding a black hat at his side and his left hand is gloved, holding the oth...


Half-length portrait of Benjamin Ellery, Jr (1705-1722). facing to the right; right hand is holding a compass and left hand is at his waist. Wearing light blue suit with white shirt, collar is fold...


The portrait depicts William Ellery, father of William Ellery (signer of the Declaration of Independence). Ellery wears a light blue coat with large sleeves and silver buttons. He has dark eyes and...

50.1.4
Painting
circa 1717

Three-quarter portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Ellery (1678-1742) nee Abigail Wilkins. Standing, facing right; her left hand is holding a white and red rose and her left arm is casually bent at her waistl...

74.17.1a
Map (document)
1714 – 1725

Map of lots owned by the Quaker Proprietors of Easton's Point.

2020.003.002
Deed
November 10 1713

Deed for land sold between John Sanford of Little Compton and Thomas Brownell (spelled Thomas Browenell) for sixteen pounds fifteen shillings. The document was witnessed by Edward Richmond and John...

82.5.1
Spoon, Eating
1713 – 1812

Silver spoon made in the early 19th century; has a coffin shaped handle common during the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century. Bowl has a curve characteristic of early 19t...

2006.8
map
circa 1712

Handwritten map of the Town of Newport drawn by John Mumford. Text at top left reads: "Copy of a Draught of the Town of Newport/Taken and drawn By John Mumford Jan 3rd 1712/13". Map features severa...

FIC.2019.095
Map
circa 1712

This is a photocopy of a map of Newport drawn by John Mumford. 


Porringer with engraved initials on handle: "B"/ "B*C" / "C*P", these appear to be added later in the 18th century; on side of porringer in script are the initials "MO"; handle is triangular-shaped...

01.270
Chair
1710 – 1725

Bannister-back armchair made of Ash; rush seat, painted black; turned stretchers and stiles; back has four half spindles. Belonged to Peleg Peckham who gave it to his son, Thomas Peckham Sr., who p...

78.1.2
Spoon
1710 – 1730

Spoon with engraved initials: "WGK", script of letter "G" differs slightly in style; rat tail on back of bowl; trifid end on handle, which curves upward. marked with "IA" ina circle.

1885.2
Side Chair
1710 – 1725

Late William and Mary style side chair made with cherry wood with original leather upholstery on seat and back; back styles curve and crest rail is curved and yoked in "Queen Anne" style; front leg...

48.2
Chair
1710 – 1725

Maple William and Mary style side chair with carved crest-rail and front stretchers; rear stiles are turned and rake back; much wear on legs has shortened original by approx. 2" to 3"; black paint ...

48.6
Monument
1707 – 1751

Inscribed rock originally from Brenton's Point and bears the words: "Beleve in Christ & Live in No Sin." According to Edmund Burke Delabarre's book, "Dighton rock; a study of the written rocks ...

FIC.2014.416
Lace
circa 1705 – 1850

Possibly a Valenciennes lace or pillow lace of some sort, feauring scalloped edges, a net ground, and two distinct gloral motifs.

D536
Dress (garment)
18th century

Blue and green plaid taffeta dress. Two pinked ruffles on skirt; one narrower ruffle on bodice.

2008.1
Pipe, Water
circa 1700 – 1900

18.5 inch section of wood water pipe (possibly oak). Cylindrical with hole bored in the middle. Found in Point section of Newport on 2nd Street between 1979-1980 and saved by the donor. One area of...

01.132
Mold, Casting
18th century

Three-pronged mold with scissor-like closing with four various size button molds. "NM"; letters joined together.

01.261
Table
1700 – 1725

Gate-leg table made of maple and mahogany in William and Mary style; baluster-turned legs and stretchers, with rings, urns and blocks; much wear on stretchers and feet; legs painted black (not orig...

01.51
Spoon, Eating
1700 – 1740

Wavy end pewter spoon. Swaged decoration on back of bowl and on front of handle. Very worn hallmarks on back of handle. Very worn hallmarks on back of handle. 

01.756
Davis Quadrant
18th century

Quadrant - davis (or backstaff) with wood inlaid with ivory in diamond shapes. Ivory inlay reads: made by a. Lamb in New York for Mr. (faded) Carpenter, 17??. S See #01.755


Brass mold for pewter spoons with initials: "IA", and "IM". Wooden handles are missing. Could have been made in England or America.

29.1.1
Baptismal Basin
1700 – 1750

Earthenware, tin-glazed, bowl, light blue glaze; decorated in landscape design on outside in dark blue and manganese purple linework. This bowl was once used as baptismal bowl in Moravian Church, a...


Child's high chairmade of ash; turned stretchers, stiles and arms; back has two slats; front and rear styles end with knob-like turnings; original rush seat. Attributed to Jonathan Easton, Newport....


Large, round plate with raised lip and beaded rim. Pewter charger originally belonging to Lydia Holmes (Mrs. Samuel Rogers) born in Newport in 1683. Married Samuel Rogers, born in Newport 1673, mar...


Twelve round pewter buttons.


An English tin-glazed (delft) Eathernware pharmaceutical pitcher. The inscription on front "S. LVIVLA" surrounded by decoration in light blue; round shape with handle and spout; set on a cone shape...

33.1.1
Medicine Bottle
1700 – 1750

English tin-glazed Earthenware or "delft" pharmaceutical bottle with inscription on front, "S:DE.ROSIS.SIC"; framed by scrolls, angels, and flowers in light blue tone; bottle cylindrical in shape t...

01.37
Bowl (vessel)
1700 – 1750

Tin-galzed Earthenware (delft) bowl decorated with three grey-blue fish over a manganese purple glaze. Inside of bowl is decorated with a grey-blue glaze and blue vine design.

01.38
Porringer (dish)
1700 – 1750

Tin-glazed Earthenware ("delft") light blue glazed porringer with bright blue bands of decoration inside and on scalloped handle.

01.39
Pitcher (vessel)
1700 – 1750

Tin-glazed Earthenware ("delft") pitcher with light blue-grey glaze over which bright blue floral design is painted; pewter cover is missing.


Earthenware plate with light blue-grey glaze; dark blue flower design in center; decorative bands around inner and outer rim.


Tin-glazed Earthenware plate with light grey-blue glaze over which is an oriental landscape in darker blue.


Tin-glazed Earthenware ("delft") plate with light grey-blue glaze over which is an oriental landscape in darker blue.

01.43
Punch Bowl
1700 – 1750

Tortoiseshell or "Whieldon" ware; lead glaze colored with brown and green spots in imitation of tortoiseshell.

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