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Reproduction List of Goods G. Muenchinger, Confectioner Newport, Rhode Island, ca.1875 Paper Newport Historical Society (MS-93-33) ! This advertisement for Charles G. Muenchinger’s confection and toy shop contains a list of goods available for purchase during the 1875 spring and summer seasons. Charles G. Muechinger (1827-1925), born in Germany, came to the United States in 1848. In 1852, he opened a confectionery shop in Newport at 70 Spring Street, opposite Trinity Church. At this shop, he sold a wide variety of sweets, including both American and French candies, cakes, tea biscuits, pastries, ice creams, flavored ice, and jams. Muenchinger and his sons expanded their business to include catering and to provide private boarding for people summering in Newport. The Muenchinger family was a leading confectioner in Newport and owned several different shops, several operating at the same time.

Bakery Sign William Clark Noble Newport, Rhode Island, ca. 1900 Wood Made for Franklin Bakery Gift of Susan B. Franklin Newport Historical Society (48.3.1) Coach Model London, England, ca.1840 Metal, leather, wood Newport Historical Society (91.7.10) Grocery Bag Newport, Rhode Island, ca. 1882 Paper Newport Historical Society (2000.43.14)

Stove William Brownell Newport, 1845 Cast iron Newport Historical Society (2000.43.15) Copy of Photograph of Andrews’ Express Company Newport, Rhode Island ca.1900 Newport Historical Society (P376) Copy of Photograph of a Barbershop Newport, Rhode Island, ca.1915 Newport Historical Society (P1209) Copy of Photograph of Enos Pedro Newport, Rhode Island, 1883-1892 Newport Historical Society (P276) The shoemaker outside his shop

Police Badges America, 1900s Brass, bronze and silver Newport Historical Society (91.7.33, 91.7.34, 91.7.35)

Copy of Photograph of Fenton’s Candy Store Newport, Rhode Island, 1888-1898 Newport Historical Society (P278)

Police Nightstick or Billy Club America, 1900s Wood Newport Historical Society (91.7.3)

Copy of Photograph of Ferretti’s Fruit Market and Confectioners Newport, Rhode Island, ca.1892 Newport Historical Society (P283)

Medicine Chest with medical supplies Dr. Abiram F. Squires (1846-1925) Wood and metal Newport Historical Society (92.44.1)

Copy of Photograph of House and grounds staff, estate unknown Clarence Stanhope Newport, Rhode Island, ca.1890 Newport Historical Society (P49)

Reproduction Advertisement for Grocery Julius Sayer Newport, Rhode Island, 1870-1875 Paper Newport Historical Society Reproduction Call Box from The Breakers America Wood and metal Newport Historical Society

Copy of Photograph of Phineas Clarke’s Carriage Shop Newport, Rhode Island, ca.1890 Newport Historical Society (P288) Copy of Photograph of a Police Wagon Newport, Rhode Island, 1905 Newport Historical Society (P288)

Museum of Newport History at Brick Market  

Catalog of the exhibit

Museum of Newport History at Brick Market  

Catalog of the exhibit

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