335 Object Results

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01.684
Bottle
August 15 1943

Broken champagne bottle wrapped in red, white and blue ribbons, mounted on wooden plaque. Plaque reads: "U.S.S. Newport, launched Aug. 15, 1943, by Walter Butler Shipbuilders Inc., Superior, Wis."


Miniature of Avis Robinson (1893-1965) profile, right side of face. Woman with short, dark, brown hair, white dress. Background is lilac and cream. Inscribed on back of frame, "Avis W. Robinson 189...

31.15.1
Needlework
1850 – 1950

Floral design in center with smaller designs in each corner; roses and leaves on fine ecru wool background fabric; colors of reds, blues, greens and tans.

46.5.002
Belt
1850 – 1946

White leather belt with "Hercules" painted in red. Edges trimmed in red scalloped leather with white topstiching. 8 inch long hole-punched leather strip attached to inside of belt. Metal buckle on ...

46.5.003
Belt
1850 – 1946

White leather belt with "Hercules" painted in red. Edges trimmed in red scalloped leather with white topstiching. 1 inch long hole-punched leather strip attached to one end of belt. Metal buckle on...

46.5.004
Belt
1850 – 1946

White leather belt with "Axeman" painted in red. Edges trimmed in red scalloped leather with white topstiching. 7 1/2 inch long hole-punched leather strip attached to inside of belt. Metal buckle o...

46.5.005
Belt
1850 – 1946

White leather belt with "Hercules" painted in red. Edges trimmed in red scalloped leather with white topstiching. 7 1/2 inch long hole-punched leather strip attached to inside of belt. Metal buckle...

59.1.1
teapot
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....

59.1.2
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.

59.1.3
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.

59.1.4
Dish, Eating
1891 – 1959

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

66.001.009
Name Plate
1920 – 1966

Name plate for a door -- curvy rectangular metal frame with two screw holes. Rectangular plate with white background and blue letters reading "J.S. DEBLOIS." 


Souvenir plate: blue transfer design of six Newport sites arranged around central motif of the Old Stone Mill. "Souvenir Of Newport, R.I." Made for Captain C. D. Dadley of Newport by Rowland and Ma...


Circular medal, front depicts the goddess Athena/ Minerva standing on her helmet and the words 'World War II'. The back reads 'United States Of America 1941-1945, Freedom From Fear and Want, Freedo...

88.14.1 MN
Medal
1910 – 1940

Two circular 'For King And Empire, Services Rendered' medals with the King's Crown. M was backed by red silk. N is backed by blue silk.

89.9.12
Apron
1938 – 1943

Short, bib type carpenter's apron, muslin ties; natural color canvas, printed in orange & black; 2 pockets for nails. Supplied by Newport Lumber Company, Company 311, 52 Bridge Street, Newport,...

89.9.16
Bottle
circa 1940

One-quart milk bottle, made for and used by Hammersmith Farm. Embossed "Return to Hammersmith Farm, Newport, Rhode Island," "R. I. Seal 1," "One quart liquid," and "T. Mfg co, 17". Paper lid printe...


World War II ration book No.3 with four pages of ration stamps, belonged to Madeline C. Shea. Ration stamps depict images of tanks, boats and planes. Instructions for use on the back of the booklet...

90.12.4
Book, Ration
October 4 1944

World War II ration book no. 3. Original cover is missing. It has been replaced by a piece of green cardboard. Belonged to Robert Lawrence Shea. Three pages of stamps. Instructions for use on back ...


World War II ration book no. 3 with four pages of stamps depicting planes, boats and tanks. Belonged to Robert A. Shea. Instructions on back cover. '261977 ev' stamped in red; 'book 4' written in i...

90.12.6
Book, Ration
September 2 1944

World War II ration book no. 3 with four pages of stamps inside. Belonged to Paul A. Shea. Was issued on 9/2/44 by war price and rationing board 33 Bellevue Ave, Newport. Instructions for use on ba...


Casting patterns: pair of wooden patterns used to make brass or iron castings for pulleys on fishing dories. From J.T. O'Connell's supply company. Used primarily to pull in long heavy lines of cod...

91.21.1
Knife, Oyster
20th century

Oyster knife, commercially made, turned wooden handle (unfinished), with narrow forged steel blade, copper ferrule. Used for shucking oysters.

91.21.2
Knife, Oyster
20th century

Oyster knife with wooden handle, tapered and beveled blade of forged steel. Commercially made. Used for shucking oysters.


Army issue khaki canvas, cylindrical bucket, collapses to 3" in height. Metal rings support double layer of cotton: heavy canvas on outside, felted cotton inside. Web handle, also double thicknes...

91.33.1
Scrapbook
20th century

Loose scrapbook pages annotated by Samuel Honey (unconfirmed.) Photographs include Fort Adams in 1865, and the following families: Honey, Griswold, McCarty, Bedlow, and Cross. Includes a short stor...

91.44.1
Ring, Life
1930 – 1950

Life ring, a flotation device, painted white with "VIM" and "Oyster Bay, N.Y." painted in gold letters with blue trim. Line attached around outside. From Vanderbilt's 12-meter racing yacht, "VIM."

91.49.5
Hat
circa 1947 – 1960

Lavender felt hat in a mushroom shaoe with a puffed brim sewed in scallop effect. The inner band is made of black grosgrain. Two side combs are attached with elastic cord. "Baker" is embroidered on...

92.16
Matchbook
1930 – 1970

Matchbook covers (number unclear).

92.54.1
Radio
circa 1940

Facsimile microphone; ivory-colored plastic; perforated aluminum grill; marked front & back: WADK 1540 on your dial; on sides: news sports weather. Radio receives only broadcasts from WADK, New...

93.11
Shop Sign
1910 – 1940

Sign for the "The Shamrock House/113 Touro Street". Rectangular sign has black lettering, 2 green shamrocks on each side of the word "House". One side also has "Rooms" crudely added. Trim is green ...

93.15.1
Sign, Trade
1938 – 1946

Electrified sign; double face; framed with 1 x 6 white-painted boards; light bulb between white glass panes; black painted text: "39/colonial/house/rooms". Colonial house in Newport Directory 1938...

93.18.1
Buttonhook
before 1941

Buttonhook, metal, shaped like an axe; stamped on ax-head is word "Seabury", and on the blade the words "Boots and Shoes". An oval opening at the end of he handle is the buttonhook itself.

93.21 AB
Wagon
1850 – 1950

Late 19th or early 20th c. Toy ice wagon. White and blue body, black chasis, pulled by 2 brown horses with black manes and tails. Horses form one unit with front wheels. Black wheels attached to wa...

93.41.1
Commission
May 27 1945

Statement of earnings, deductions and net pay for Esther C. Leonard on May 27, 1945 from The U.S. Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, RI. Statement card is pink on white with black dots throughout.


Automatic pencil shaped like a torpedo, with propellers at top. Incised near head and below propeller.

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