11112 Object Results

1st century BCE

Tessera from the mosaic in the floor of the Temple of Venus in Pompeii. 

Tessera and concrete tile thought to be part of the mosaic floor at the Palace of Caligula on Palatine Hill in Rome.

Small bundle of off-white yarn wound together. Appears to be made of a natural fiber.

A loose document found with the William Engs school papers; document was probably part of a larger artihmetic workbook. Multiplication, division, "The Rule of Three," and mensuration are discussed ...

Undated woodcut print depicting General Washington being escorted by the Count de Rochambeau to the allied headquarters at the Vernon House on March 6, 1781. The image shows the par walking towards...

Woodcut print of the John Clarke Church, which is the oldest Baptist Church in America (from 1638). Scene depicts the church's steeple with surrounding buildings on Spring Street.

Maple chair with bow back Windsor arm chair painted black; slightly resembles a Captain's chair'; 13 spindles; front spindles, legs and stretcher are turned; saddle seat.

Four windowpanes, etched " ? Nalby(?)", "This is not a residence for Marquis", "Martin Bersons", "count de Vom(?)"

Brown, shoulder length wig. Netting on the inside with tag that reads, 'Edith Eimre for Lord & Taylor.'

Silver jagging wheel with 4 spokes attached to a t-shaped handle with steel pin. Handle and wheel are perpendicular to one another and are decorated with incised geometric ornamentation. The initia...

Pie crimper with a circle carved into pinwheel shape held in wood handle.

A wooden-handled wax stamp seal with the Newport seal -- a sheep on grass surrounded by the words: "Newport Rhode Island Town Council."

red wax seal, paper with seal on it. Seal of a bird, a crown and swords "Agencia Comercial del Imperio Mexicano, Nueva York"

Bound book filled with waz seals in alphabetical order, German names, belonged to Frederic Sherman of New York.

A stick-shaped piece of black sealing wax approximately 3 1/4" long, white wick at bottom of piece. Made by Walkden's of England.

Red wax seal, small seated animal, possibly a dog, hexagon shaped seal, initials 'A.F.H'. Seal is attached to a small box.

Curved beam ("knee timber") from the US frigate "Constitution".

Landscape scene looking southward towards Fort Adams and downtown Newport. Large grassy hill with stone surroundings and white tower. Middleground has farmland with haystacks and leads to the hazy ...

Watercolor painting and ink drawing of the Yacht "America." The yacht has two masts and billowing sails. A long blue pennant marked with a "B" flies from the rear mast, and a small greet pennant fl...

Watercolor depicting a scene in town with three figures right close in the foreground. Tall walls and buildings surround them. In the middle ground a horse-drawn carriage is going through a tunnel....

Watercolor painting of Waites Wharf depicts 3 docked sailboats and their reflections in the water. Buildings in the background.

Brass colored pocket watch. Inner ring of watch face is made of textured metal, outer ring is of white enamel with an enamel blue pattern; crystal protecting watch face is missing; hour and minute ...

Plain silver watch has black arabic numerals on white face. Tall stem attached to havy chain. Glass has flat spot in center. Winding key hole on back; cover comes off; opens to show gold works. E...

Gold watch has plastic covering over face; arabic numerals with hands at 5:55. Plain gold with no engraving; winding key hole on face near numeral 2. Opens to show works.

Gold watch has white face and black roman numerals, hands at 8:40; second hand at bottom front cover has flowers swirl design, central design has 2 animal figures incorporated into it. Back cover ...

Silver watch and key; face is white with black roman numerals. Compass at bottom. Front is smooth except for central strip, has shield with "BTW"; back has same decorated strip with flower. Faded ...

Watch with expandable band, back engraved "To Conbr D.E. Cummings from Crew U.S.S. Sirius 12/4/30 tok 5/31/32

Small watch key with leather cord. Body of watch key is a razor or guillotine - perhaps a cigarette or cigarillo cutter. Key fits into 97.18.1 A. Seems to be a later addition.

Silver, large key wind, watch with a compass embedded in the face. Received by Mr. White after the death of his Uncle, Mr. Benjamin T. White, a local contractor.

Wallpaper fragment from Rhoades-Pease-King House. The fragile fragment features a pattern of orange flowers with black outlines on a green/gray background.

Wallet comprised of a buckram material with a slick surface brownish black coating marked with hand painted red and yellow brushstrokes. The interior is lined with a golden colored fabric as well a...

Red leather pocketbook with flap closure and interior is lined in cardboard and marbleized paper.

Men's wallet of brown leather embossed with a rectangular floral motif within a border. The front of the wallet is marked with the name R.H. Tilley. The interior features two compartments with flap...

Medium brown wallet with a decorative "X" of leather piping on the front back and interior. The interior is lined with moire and is separated into three individual storage sections. The first secti...

Reddish-brown wallet with three folding interior compartments, the lining is a pale off-white leather and is pink in other sections. The exterior is embossed with an eagle grasping a branch in one ...

Small pebbled wallet with two interior billfold compartments. The exterior features metal corner details of an abstract design.

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