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Newport Historical Society Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 01.171 Painting 01.22 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

1800-1830 1758-1802

Unknown King, Samuel

Untitled Rev. Gardiner Thurston

Theorem Painting of a basket of fruit. Unknown Portrait painting of Rev. Gardiner Thurston. Half-length portrait, older man with white hair, Unknown white shirt with black vestment; right hand is holding a book. Subject was the Assistant Pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Newport, RI from 1748-1759; Pasto

Fair Good

01.221

Painting

1784-1836

Delin, Carolus Bruno Donatus

John Burroughs

Portrait painting of John Burroughs (1784-1836), a sea captain in Newport, RI. He is facing left Unknown with colorful face, blue eyes, red hair; wearing a white shirt with small bow in center, and a black jacket. Painting was owned by NHS Since at least 1885 (se

Good

01.222

Painting

circa 1900

Unknown

Unknown Man

Portrait painting of an unknown man, possibly William Bateman. Bust facing right, hazel eyes, Unknown red hair, bushy mustache, which is a lighter shade of red than hair on head. Black jacket and bow tie, white shirt showing one yellow button.

Poor

01.223

Painting

circa 1900

Unknown

Untitled

Portrait painting of an unknown male. Bust is facing left, short gray hair, brown eyes; black jacket and tie, white shirt with collar turned up and showing one button.

Unknown

Poor

01.224

Painting

1902

Woelfle, Arthur

Mrs. Henry Audley Clarke

Portrait painting of Mrs. Henry Audley Clarke, nee Frances Randolph Wood. Bust portrait of Unknown woman with short white hair; hazel eyes and thin lips; wearing black dress with white lace and v-shaped neckline; also white flower shaped pin or lace around neck.

Good

01.225

Painting

circa 1900

Whitt, J.B.

Mr. Henry Audley Clarke

Portrait painting of Mr. Henry Audley Clarke (1863-1947). Bust portrait facing right; short grey Unknown hair, beard and moustache darker than hair (light brown). Black jacket, white collar and blue tie with oval stick-pin which pictures a bird; paint has a thick

Excellent

01.226

Painting

circa 1900

Unknown

Untitled

Portrait painting of R. Hammett Tilley. Oval bust length portrait; subject faces to the left; subject is a young man with reddish-brown hair dressed in white collared shirt with thin black bow tie, black vest and jacket; brown eyes and rosy cheeks.

Good

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Donor

Unknown

Condition

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 01.228 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

circa 1900

Unknown

William Seth Bateman

01.229

Painting

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Portrait of William Seth Bateman. Bust length, facing left; short grey hair with receding hairline; Unknown also grey beard and mustache. Portrait painting of an unknown male. Portrait is bust length, facing to the left, blond wavy hair, Unknown hazel eyes, black jacket and bow tie with brown vest and high stock collar.

01.23

Painting

circa 1807

Thompson, Cephas Giovanni

William Tilley

Portrait of William Tilley (1738-1825). Bust portrait; turned slightly to the left, white collar, black Unknown vest, maroon jacket; steren looking, double chin; slightly bald.

01.231

Painting

circa 1807

Thompson, Cephas Giovanni

Mrs. William Tilley

Portrait of Mrs. William Tilley, nee Katherine Metcalf (1744-1817). Bust protrait facing the right; Unknown wearing white bonnet which ties under the chin; also wearing maroon dress with a white small draped over shoulders and bust; yellow necklace.

01.232

Painting

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Portrait of unknown female child. Half-lenght portrait, subject sits in maroon chair and faces forwar; brown hair piled back and brown eyes' hands are folded and resting on lap; subject wears white dress with a blue bow on each sleeve and a sash around th

Unknown

Good

01.233

Painting

circa 1845

Otis, Bass

Mrs. Sarah Peters Bliss

Portrait of Sarah Peters Bowker; she would later become Mrs. Richard Bliss. Half length portrait, subject faces right, subject is a young girl with blue eyes and short brown hair, wears a pink dress with white lace trim; holds book in right hand on lap. S

Unknown

Good

01.234

Painting

undated

Unknown

Edward Arnold Tayer

Portrait of Edward Arnold Tayer (1774-1848). Half length portrait, subject faces to the right; Unknown wearing white blouse with high collar and ruffled chest; black jacket; appears to hold long, red stick in right and under arm. Subject was sea captain of Newpor

Fair

01.237

Painting

1883

Jacobson, Antonio

USS Minnesota

"USS Minnesota" at sea; water looks choppy and dark along bottom of painting; clear, lightUnknown blue sky; another ship is in the background to the right; both ships carrying US flag at the rear end of the ships.

Good

01.238

Painting

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Painting sold in 1982. Grassy field with some pink and blue wild flowers; mountains in background; large white cloud with blue clearing at top; large reed on right side; smaller trees to the left. Does not appear to be a Newport scene.

Unknown

Good

01.239

Painting

circa 1760

Unknown

Untitled

Man and woman holding hands, standing on brown ground; the woman's face is hidden by a big white hat and she is wearing a long black and red dress with white trim; the man wears a black hat; small white fence at bottom; dark, greenish background. Painting

Unknown

Poor

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Donor

Condition Good Good

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 01.24 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Large painting of brown hillside on the bay; troop of soldiers on horses and several wounded; Unknown stone castle on the right with white flag and several figures at top; windmill at top of hill; single tree to the left; background of mountains; to the left, a v

Good

01.362

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Young man with brown eyes, brown hair parted on the side, wearing an open white shirt with frills at the neck, black jacket, blue background. Could be American or English.

Unknown

Excellent

01.363

Painting, Miniature Painting, Miniature

undated

Finucant

Untitled

Unknown

Excellent

circa 1839

Unknown

Marion Jones

Young man with brown hair, blue eyes, white cravat around neck, black coat with buttons, velvet collar on a blue backgound. Profile of woman seated in a chair, wearing white cap with black ribbon tied around head, black dress with black flounce at neck. Gold and black frame. Handwritten on back of frame, "Miss Marion Jones, for whom Miss Marion Jones Weaver was named Aug 2nd 1

Unknown

Fair

01.365

Painting, Miniature

circa 1825

Russell, M.B.

Samuel Fales Hazard U.S.N.

Portrait of Samuel Fales Hazard, U.S.N. Male with brown hair, parted on side, hazel eyes, full Sturgis, Martha beard. Wearing naval uniform; navy blue with gold buttons, gold epaulets and stand-up collar Hazard, Mrs. with gold braid. In oval-shaped frame, on wine colored velvet with

Excellent

01.366

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Portrait of Henry Parkman Sturgis. Male with dark brown hair, parted on right side, blue eyes, long sideburns, wearing black jacket and vest, White shiort with stand up collar, black bow tie at throat. Dark background. In oval shaped frame, on wine colore

Excellent

01.367

Painting, Miniature Painting, Miniature Painting, Miniature

Undated

Unknown

Miss Carpenter

undated

Unknown

Unknown Woman

undated

Unknown

Colonial Soldier

Miss Carpenter, profile, silhouette, features drawn in dark brown ink of woman wearing a cap. Terry, Roderick, Rev. Good Gold colored oval frame. Dr. Face of a woman with dark eyes, in small brooch-type frame. Terry, Frederick, Dr. Good Rev. Colonial soldier, full length pose, subject is dressed in Revolutionary War military uniform, Unknown Good white epaulets, red jacket with blue cuffs, blue stand-up collar, white trousers, black shoes, holding rifle with right hand, white tent in background, light bac

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Stephen DeBlois

01.364

01.368 01.369

01.37

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Donor

Sturgis, Martha Hazard, Mrs.

Miniature of Stephen DeBlois. Subject is turned toward right; powered hair, brown eyes, blue Unknown coat with gold buttons, floral print vest, white flouce. Background is stippled with white column, red swag, and gold tassles.

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Condition

Excellent

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 01.371 Painting, Miniature

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Condition

undated

Unknown

Untiltled

Portrait of a woman with blue eyes, brown hair brushed back and decorated with flowers, wearing pearls around neck; blue dress with square neckline, pink roses and lace. In oval copper brooch-type frame.

Unknown

Excellent

Unknown

Excellent

01.372

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Unknown male with green eyes, reddish-brown hair falls in whisps across forehed, wearing black jacket, pink tinged shirt. Background is tones of pink and gold. Subject is facing right.

01.373

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Mrs. James

Portrait of Mrs. James, elderly woman with blue eyes; wearing a frilly mcap of white gauze, tied Ellis, Martha, Mrs. on top of head with black ribbon, black shawl around shoulders over white scarf. Dark yellow background.

Excellent

01.374

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Mrs. Joshua Ellis

Miniature of Mrs. Joshua Ellis. Woman with blue eyes, dark brown hair, parted in the middle with curls at both sides pf face; wearing a "heart-shaped" bonnet trimmed with lace, blue bow on top of bonnet, tied under chin with a blue bow. White scarf around

Excellent

01.375

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Male with blue eyes, brown hair parted on right; wearing dark blue jacket with large collar and Unknown gold buttons, black vest and bow-tie, white shirt with stand-up collar, gold stick pin. Oval cutout on back of frame has swatch of braided, brown, hair.

Excellent

01.376

Painting, Miniature

circa 1810

Unknown

Thomas Hornsby

Miniature portrait of Thomas Hornsby (1765-1857). Three quarter profile, facing right; brown hair, brown eyes, yellow jacket, white vest, shirt with tie at neck.

Unknown

Excellent

1.377

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Unititled

Miniature portrait of a man, facing front, blond hair, blue eyes; wearing white shirt with stand up collar, black coat and tie, gray background.

Unknown

Good

01.378

Painting, Miniature

Undated

Unknown

Mrs. Hill

Miniature portrait of Mrs. Hill. Three-quarter pose of woman facing left, with brown eyes, short Van Deursen Family Good brown hair partd in middle covering ears, blakc dress with white two layered collar trimmed with white lace, red square brooch at neck, grey background.

01.664

Drawing

undated

Unknown

Captain James Cook

Pen and ink drawing in a white mat with a yellow gel covering and black tape frame. Picture depicts Captain James Cook in uniform with forest and palm trees in background. Caption reads: Captain James Cook, F.R.S.

Unknown

Fair

01.698

Painting

undated

Unknown

Close Engagement

Picture depicts two ships battling broadside of each other. One flies the American flag. Two gold stripes painted around picture, which is set against black background. Wood frame is painted brown-gold. Matched to "Preparing for Engagement" #01.685

Unknown

Good

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Ellis, Joshua, Mrs.

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 01.699 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

undated

Biesel, Charles

Untitled

Arnold, Harold, Mrs. Fair

01.7

Drawing

1865

Stanton, S.W.

Newport

Watercolor painting of Waites Wharf depicts 3 docked sailboats and heir reflections in the water. Buildings in the background. Drawing of steamboat, the "Newport", in black ink. Small sailing ship off starboard bow. Drawing is matted in white and in a black frame. Drawing is paired with #01.701. The framer for both was John M. Wiseman, a gilder and framer from Newport. Removed fr

Unknown

Excellent

01.701

Drawing

circa 1865

Stanton, S.W.

Newport

Black and white drawing depicts the steamboat "Newport". A buoy floats in the corner of the picture and a small sailing ship sails off the bow. At the right reads: "Newport: Built 1865 at Greenpoint, LI. Hull of wood, by John Enolist son, Length of keel 3

Unknown

Good

01.707

Drawing

undated

Stanford, Nathaniel

Ship Henry of Newport

Three masted ship flies black and orange banners. American flag at stern; scribbled greenbrown ocean beneath; pale green diamonds border the drawing. Heavy black wooden frame has gold strip painted on inside edge. Written on top of drawing: Ship Henry of

Unknown

Fair

01.79

Drawing

Undated

Fair

01.83

Drawing

undated

Cerio, Mabel Norman

Lydia Redmond

Black and white sketch of Newport when occupied by the French; view is from the Harbor; no Unknown frame. Black and white sketch of Lydia Smallwood Redmond facing front, fading to shoulders. Copper Unknown colored frame with needlework on back, slightly tarnished. Mrs. Henry Redmond (d. 1904). "MNC" in lower left corner, perhaps Mabel Noram Cerio?

01.837

Drawing

1786-1840

Saint-Memin, Charles B.J.F. de

Christopher G. Champlin

01.845

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Unititled

01.846

Painting, Miniature

1893-1965

Pickett, Frederick A.

01.847

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Condition

Excellent

Sepia-toned drawing of Hon. Christopher Grant Champlin, (1786-1840), facing right. Wearing Unknown white wig with pony tail, frilly collar and coat. Round drawing with white mat in square frame of dark wood. Miniature painting of a little boy with curly, shoulder length blond hair, sitting on a chair; blue Unknown background; ornate oval gold frame. Boy is the grandson of Henry Redmond.

Excellent

Avis Robinson

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 1893-1965 by Frederick A. Pickett. Bequeathed by her to the N

Robinson, Avis W.

Excellent

Mrs. Hill

Miniature oil painting of a woman: short, brown hair parted in middle; brown eyes; lace shawl. Light blue background. Square leather folding frame, brown velvet inside. Small red square brooch at neck.

Van Deursen Family Excellent

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Excellent

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 01.852 Drawing

Date 1763-1833

01.862

Painting

undated

01.956

Painting

01.957

Title

Description

George Gibbs

Profile of George Gibbs (1763-1833), facing right; short hair with scraggly sideburns, high Unknown collar with knotted tie, dark coat, gray background. Round tarnished gold and wood frame. On back: "GEO. GIBBS/T.H. to S.E. 5 mo. 28. 1817". Chretien of Paris comp

Excellent

Newell, John Perry

Untitled

Scene of Newport from beach, shows several sailboats and sailing ships on water, 4 men launching a rowboat in lower right corner, shoreline of Newport in background. Mounted on white paper; dark wood frame.

Unknown

Excellent

1802

Fedi, Guiseppe

The Hercules Courtenay

Sailing ship has American flag with 16 stars at stern, brownish water; underneath "The Unknown Hercules Courtenay of Newport, Captain Henry Hudson, 1802"; black frame. Ship was owned by Newport firm, Gibbs and Channing; was captured on a voyage to Spain in 1801 b

Excellent

Painting

after 1822

Corne, Michele Felice

Sloop in Heavy Sea

Shows rough seas of gray-green water, small wooden boat with 2 sails, 3 men on board, British flag at top of mast, sky is gray, 3 seagulls at lower right corner.

Excellent

01.96

Painting

undated

Unknown

Unititled

Painting of Newport Harbor and shoreline shows sailing boats in water, a rowboat, crew team, Unknown 2 horse and buggy teams, 2 people riding horses; people walking out pier to yacht club; steamboat coming in from left. Sample painting is at Kirby., Inc. on Belle

Fair

01.961

Painting

1835

Johnston, Robert

Untitled

Watercolor view of Newport from Tammany Hill: beige sky, green fields and trees, farmhouse with 2 red chimneys in center; dog with yellow collar and picnic basket in right foreground.

Powel, Mary Johnston, Mrs.

Good

01.97

Drawing

circa 1850

Sisson

Rhode Island Windmill

Brown pen & ink sketch of windmill, arms at left; plain white behind structure, glass sketched in; mushroom and frog at bottom left corner; wood frame painted gold. See also #1885.4 "Peninary" sketched in under artist's name (difficult to make out)

Unknown

Good

01.973

Painting

1804

Fedi, Guiseppe

Telemachus -- Boston, Going into Shows two-masted sailing ship, has American flag with 15 stars at stern, navy blue flag with 15 Unknown stars at top of front mast; several ships in the background; brown, murky water, gray-blue sky; Leghorn matted on brown paper, wood frame. See also: #01.956

11.1.3

Painting

circa 1837

Unknown

Alexander MacGregor Family

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Artist

Donor

Unknown

Condition

Excellent

Portrait of Alexander MacGregor Family. Central figure is Mr. MacGregor; Mrs. MacGregor McGregor, Alexander Good wears white bonnet with light blue bow; four children; daughter stands by Mr. MacGregor with green dress and red necklace; two of the boys dressed alike in black suits

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 11.2.1 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

circa 1845

Stuart, Jane

Mrs. William Bailey

Portrait of Mrs. William Bailey, nee Sarah Brayton (1787-1854). Half length porttrait, subject faces to left; hands folded on lap, two rings on left hand; wearing white bonnet which is gathered in front, has bows on top and on the right side; black dress

Bailey, William Conway, Mrs.

11.3.1

Painting

undated

Unknown

Lafayette's Home

Large building behins trees in background; dark green, open pasture with cows and sheep to Swinburne, Elizabeth Fair the left. Also single figure by shee; two other figures seen in the distance to the right; light blue sky with white clouds. Artist is an unknown French painter.

11.3.2

Painting

undated

Unknown

Lafayette's Home

Mansion with four rounded towers surrounded by trees; open lawn in front with dirt walkway; man, woman, and child walk towards house; two dogs play on lawn; several figures outside house.

Swinburne, Elizabeth Good

15.2.1

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Catherine Wickham

Miniature portrait of Catherine Wickham facing left. Brown eyes, brown hair with grey at temples. Brown hair comb on top of braided, twist. High-collared, black dress. Background is blue at top edge and brown at bottom edge.

Pattison, Mrs.

Excellent

16.3.1

Painting

before 1850

Unknown

Robert B. Cranston

Portrait of Robert B. Cranston, half-length protrait; subject faces to the left and sits ina chair with his left arm resting on a table with a sword on it. Red hair with bushy sideburns. Appears to be in uniform; black jacket with double-breasted gold but

Atkinson, Mary A., Mrs.

Fair

16.4

Painting

circa 1861

Newell, John Perry

Lime Rock Light

Dark blue-black ocean and sky; two sail boats near shoreline, the center shows figure at back Terry, Roderick end of boat which has one sail; other boat is to the right and bigger; to the left, there is a white house; other building also seen in background.

17.3

Drawing

1750-1775

Unknown

Untitled

Portrait of Captain Elnathan Hammond. Bust-length portrait, subject faces to right; white wig; Richardson, George Good round grey eyes, lips turned downward; wearing red jacket showing three big buttons; window H. in background viewing town and church steeple. Captain Elnathan Hamm

17.4

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Miniature memorial watercolor on oval shaped ivory, smaller than frame, woman dressed in high-waisted brown dress stands to right to tomb bearing inscription, "I mourn thy virtues lost to me."

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Wilder, Frank, Mrs.

Condition

Good

Good

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 18.1.1 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

1667-1718

Feke, Robert

John Gidley Sr.

Portrait of John Gidley Sr. (1886-1718). Three-quarter length portrait; standing facing frontl Morell, Edward, Mrs. Good wearing a white blouse with hanging collar and a maroon-brown jacket; also has a gold-orange wrap around right shoulder. Right hand holds the wrap across lower

18.1.2

Painting

before 1752

Feke, Robert

John Gidley, Jr.

Portrait of John Gidley, Jr. (1700-1744) in a three-quarter length portrait facing the right. His right hand is at his waist, while the left hand leans on an edge; dressed in a white blouse with flared cuffs, a tan vest with orange-gold trim along the but

19.1.1

Painting, Miniature

1774-1848

Unknown

Edward Arnold Tayer

Miniature portrait of Edward Arnold Tayer (1774-1848). Brown eyes, powdered hair, white shirt Miss Tayer with tie at neck, black vest, brown jacket, stippled blue background. He elimninated Arnold from his name after Benedict Arnold's treason.Oval shaped copper fram

21.1.1

Painting

circa 1865

Lincoln, James Sullivan

Governor Charles C. Van Zandt

Portrait of Governor Charles Collins Van Zandt (1830-1894). Half-length protrait facing right; Potter, Charles, Mrs. Good sitting in red chair holding a piece of paper in his left hand. The right fist rests on the arm of the chair; short hair, a mustache and bushy sideburns. He is

22.3

Painting

undated

Unknown

Sylvia

The ship "Sylvia" at sea; the name "Sylvia" is printed on the ship's body and on a flag flying above the sails; US ensign at boat's stern; several figures seen working on the ship; three seagulls flying low near the water; background sky is cloudy; sailbo

22.5.1

Painting, Miniature

circa 1845

Unknown

Stanton Peckham

Miniature of Stanton Peckham (1814-1869). Profile of young man with reddish-brown hair, blue Peckham, Elizabeth Good eyes, wearing dark blue jacket, white shirt with dark blue at throat. Oval-shaped gold-toned B. frame. Stanton Peckham was a Newport resident and City Treasurer in 1

24.1.2

Painting

circa 1900

Unknown

George Champlin Mason

Portrait of George Champlin Mason (1820-1894). Bust portrait facing left, blondish-brown hair Mason, George C. and mustache, blue eyes, wearing a white shirtm black jacket, bowtie and a maroon vest. Jr., Mrs.

Fair

24.1.3

Drawing

05/12/800

Saint-Memin, Charles B.J.F. de

Christopher Grant Champlin.

Profile bust in black and white; portrait of Christopher Grant Champlin. Profile bust in black and Mason, George C. white; subject faces left; short hair on top, long in back and tied in bow; shirt ruffles protrude Jr., Mrs. from jacket. Artist known for his mechanically reproduced

Good

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Donor

Condition

Morell, Edward, Mrs.

Diggles, J., Rev.

Excellent

Good

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 24.2.1 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

1812-1882

Staigg, Richard Morrell

David King

Portrait of David King (1812-1882). Bust-length portrait, subject faces to right, wears black jacket and tie with high stock collar; grey hair and balding pate; brown eyes, slight smile. Portrait is copy of the painting by Staigg, original is at Redwood L

Armstrong, Maitland Good E., Mrs.

24.6.1

Painting, Miniature

1731-1805

Unknown

Christopher Champlin

Miniature painting of Christopher Champlin (1731-1805). Profile of male with curly, dark, brown Mason, George hair; blue eyes, white shirt with frills at the neck, black coat. Printed beneath portrait: "No. 20. Champlin, Mrs. 30. C" Papwer glued on back: "Christopher Champlin (5). Di

Fair

24.6.2

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Mrs. George Champlin Mason

Excellent

25.1.2

Painting

circa 1750

Feke, Robert

Capatin Isaac Stelle

Mason, George Miniature painting of three-quarter profile of female with brown eyes, brown hair parted in Champlin, Mrs. middle, pulled back, falling in curls on shoulders and back, wearing beads in hair and white dress. Full length portrait of Capatin Isaac Stelle (1714-1763). Facing left, standing with his right hand Sayer, Mary A. tucked inside his jacket at his waist and his left hand is perched on his hip. He is wearing a white ruffled shirt, a maroon brown under jacket, and a dark

25.1.3

Painting

circa 1750

Feke, Robert

Mrs. Isaac Stelle

Portrait of Mrs. Isaac Stelle, nee Penelope Goodson is sitting outdoors; full-length portrait facing right; her left arm is touching her face. While her right is resting on her thigh holding a small sprig of whild berries. Her dress is blue with white lac

26.1.1

Painting

circa 1850

Stuart, Jane

Mrs. Mary Easton Woolsey

Portrait of Mrs. Mary Easton Woolsey. Half-length facing left, blue eyes, brown hair pulled back Allen, Joseph with black lace veil. black dress with short sleeves and white lace trim; red pin in middle of bustline; her right hand is resting over her left arm.

Good

26.1.2

Painting

circa 1900

Unknown

Joseph Allen

Excellent

26.1.3

Painting

circa 1850

Stuart, Jane

Damaris Allen Chace

Oval bust portrait of Joseph Allen facing slightly to the right; short whitish-grey hair with Allen, Joseph receding hair line; dressed in black jacket and tie. white shirt with collar turned up. Deep set brown eyes. Bust length oval portrait of Damaris Allen Chace (1806-1857). Subject faces slightly to right; Allen, Joseph short black hair ornamented with black hanging beads; wearing black dress with lace about the neckline and a brooch in the middle; also has red shawl draped aro

26.1.4

Painting

1840

Unknown

Clarica G. Simons

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Full-length portrait of Clarica G. Simons at age seven. Subject is standing holding a rose in right hand and leash in left; white poodle sits by her side. Clarica is wearing yellow dress and black shoes. Subject later became Mrs. Clarica Gardiner Simons A

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Condition

Sayer, Mary A.

Allen, Joseph

Fair

Good

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 26.1.5 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Donor

Condition

1812-1888

Stuart, Jane

Damaris Chase and Samuel Allen Oval bust portrait of Damaris Chase Allen (1859-1904) and Samuel Allen (1858-1901) as children, son and daughter of Samuel Allen (1829-1905) and Clarica Simons Allen (d. 1904). Left child has brown hair pulled back; child on right has curly, shoulder blon

Allen, Joseph

Good

26.1.6

Painting

circa 1840

Stuart, Jane

Samuel Allen

Portrait of Samuel Allen (1829-1905). Three-quarter length portrait of Samuel allen (1829Allen, Joseph 1905) facing right; brown hair and full beard and mustache; his right arm is at his waist and his left ar, holds a book upward on a table; four other books are on th

Good

26.1.7

Painting

circa 1850

Stuart, Jane

Mrs. Clarica G. Simons Allen

Three-quarter portrait of Mrs. Clarica Gardiner Simons Allen; wearing white wedding gown and Allen, Joseph thin lace veil; brown hair pulled back and up; her right fingers red on a red table and her left hand grasps white material, probably part of her gown. Subject wa

Good

26.2

Painting

1792-1872

Unknown

Captain Thomas Brownell

Half Portrait of Captain Thomas Brownell (1792-1872) facing right; reddish-brown hair, Sherman, Thomas receding hairline, and long sideburns; holding red and gold telescope in hands; background of dark, stormy sky with ocean to left and white building on the right. Subje

Good

27.2.1

Painting, Miniature

1767

Unknown

John Banister

Miniature painting of John Banister (1744-1807). Three-quarter profile, gray eyes, hair lightly powered, rolled above ears and in back, wearing white shirt with gold, printed vest, red collarless jacket with gold buttons, facing right. In a brooch frame.

Sayer, Mary

Excellent

30.6.1

Painting, Miniature

1768-1840

Unknown

Christopher Grant Champlin

Three quarter profile of Christopher Grant Champlin (1768-1840). Facing right, brown eyes, powdered hair, wearing white shirt with frills, brown waist coat.

Mason, George Champlin III, Mrs.

Excellent

30.6.2

Painting, Miniature

1772-1847

Unknown

Mrs. Christopher Grant Champlin Minitature painting of Mrs. Christopher Grant Champlin (1772-1847) in three-quarter profile, faacing left. Blue eyes, reddish-brown hair rolled high and back from face, covered with a draping white gauze cap, white gauze scarf around shoulders tucked into

Mason, George Champlin III, Mrs.

Good

30.6.3

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Peggy Champlin

Mason, George Champlin III, Mrs.

Excellent

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Description

Miniature painting of Peggy Champlin facing left, brown eyes, powdered hair, rolled high, brown curls falling voer shoulders; white gauze gown trimmed with blue; gauze scarf around neck. Greenish background. In gold toned frame with oval cut-out on back c

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 30.7.1 Painting, Miniature

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Condition

1830

Goodrich, Sarah

Unknown VanDeursen Woman

Miniature painting of a VanDeursen woman. A young woman with brown eyes, brown hair, parted in middle with curls on top of head, wearing a black dress with puffed sleeves. Lace at cuffs and neckline, matching brooch and earrings of black and silver.

De Peyster, Frederick, Mrs.

Excellent

30.7.2

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Unknown Van Deursen Lady

Miniature painting of a Van Deursen lady, in three-quarter pose. Young woman turned toward De Peyster, right, brown eyes, brown hair parted in middle, braid on top of head, on long curl on each side Frederick, Mrs. of face, wearing a black v-neck gown, gathered at shoulders.

Good

30.7.3

Drawing

undated

Unknown

Van Deursen

Miniature three-quarter pose of gentleman (Van Deursen?), hair parted on left, wearing jacket, De Peyster, vest, shirt and tie. Drawing is in double frame with #30.7.2. Frederick, Mrs.

Excellent

31.5

Painting

circa 1735

Feke, Robert

Reverend Nathaniel Clapp

Bust portrait of Reverend Nathaniel Clapp. White shirt with black vestment; bust is oval. Inscription beneath oval reads, Attributed to Robert Feke by early conservator; attribution warrants considerable study.

31.7.1

Painting

undated

Unknown

James Henry Atkinson

Bust length portrait of James Henry Atkinson. Subject is turned slightly to the right; short light- Atkinson, Louise brown hair and blue eyes; grey dress with white lace around sleeves; collar of dress is outlined in black. Painting was removed from building to be cleaned

Fair

31.7.2

Painting

undated

Unknown

Elizabeth Webster Atkinson

Oval portrait of Elizabeth Webster Atkinson. Subject faces to the right; young girl with light Atkinson, Louise brown hair pulled back and curled at shoulders; wears white dress with white polka dots and a blue bow on each sleeve; holds three pink roses in one hand.

Good

32.7

Painting

undated

Stuart, Jane

George Washington

Painting of the first president of the United States, George Washington painted on wood by Jane Stuart.

36.2

Painting

1785-1862

King, Charles Bird

Reverend Walter Cranston

Fair

38.1

Painting

before 1938

Pansing, Fred

S.S. Providence

Middlesex County Portrait of Reverend Walter Cranston. Light face and white shirt stand out against dark Historical Society background; subject appears young. See letter from Frank F. Starr, July 23, 1929 to this society. Painting of large steamboat; "Providence" written on ship in red letters in center; front of boat Haag, A.F. reads: "Fall River Line" also in red; eight flags on ship; many passengers visible; greenish-blue water; sailboat in background to left. This painting Adopte

40.1.1

Painting

undated

Unknown

Samuel O. Auchmuty

Half-length portrait, Samuel O. Auchmuty wearing a high collar with black and gray striped vest Tucker, Samuel A., and black double-breasted jacket; colorful face, blue eyes, and short red hair. Mrs.

Good

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

United Congregational Church

Terry, Roderick, Dr.

Excellent

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 40.1.2 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

undated

Unknown

Harriet B. Auchmuty

Half-length portrait of Harriet B. Auchmuty (1791-1825) wearing transparent white bonnet with Tucker, Samuel A., bow under chin and one on top, black dress with double lacing around neckline and a Mrs. rectangular pin in center. Red shawl hanging around arms, barown hair under b

Fair

40.2.1

Painting

1817-1881

Staigg, Richard Morrell

Mrs. Simon Newton

Bust-length portrait of Mrs. Simon Newton, subject turned to the right; brown eyes, short black Newton, E., Mrs. hair which curls at ends; black dress trimmed with white lace around neckline. Also wearing a white scarf with green designs, held by round red pin in center.

Good

42.2.1

Painting

circa 1850

Stuart, Jane

Sarah Hughes with Cat

Oval half-length portrait of Sarah Hughes with a cat. Subject is a young girl, with long brown Hughes, Catherine braided hair with light blue bow at end. Pink dress trimmed with lace; on the right is a grey and white cat with red ribbon around neck; holding cat with both a

Good

42.3

Painting

circa 1850

Kensett, John Frederick

Untitled

View of ocean inlet; crescent-shaped beach area; center of stone building on rocks jutting out from beach; land in background on both right and left sides; several small rocks protruding from bright blue water. Attributed to John Frederick. Fort Brown, kn

Good

42.4

Painting

1894

Richards, William Trost

Untitled

42.6.1

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Harriet Vernon

View of ocean rolling onto shore; two sailboats seen in distance; sun breaking through grey Baker, Floyd E. clouds. Miniature painting of Miss Harriet Vernon, daughter of Samuel Vernon. Woman with blue eyes, Olmstead, Grace reddish-brown hair braided on top of head, hair combed around face in front, wearing reddishbrown dress, white lace scarf around shoulders, gold beads and cross.

44.2

Painting

circa 1875

Unknown

Dr. Samuel Ward Francis

Oval bust-length portrait of Dr. Samuel Ward Francis; receding hairline, brown hair, mustache Elliott, John, Mrs. and partial beard. Black suit, white shirt with red stickpin under bow tie. Subject lived in Newport, RI from 1863 until his death in 1886.

47.3

Painting

circa 1900

Unknown

Silas Sisson

Half-length portrait of Silas Sisson, subject faces to left, appears to sit at a desk; short lightbrown hair; wearing black jacket, vest and bow tie. White shirt with collar turned up, left arm rests on chair and his right arm perches on desk; slight gri

47.6.1

Painting, Miniature

1799

Malbone, Edward Greene Catherine Fry

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Donor

Spark, V., Mrs.

Condition

Good Excellent

Fair

Easterbrooks, Harold Good K.

Miniature painting of Catherine Fry (1780-1858). Left profile of young woman with hazel eyes, Hazard, Marie Louise Excellent and brown hair that is pulled back and up into a knot. Ears are exposed, wearing gold earrings, a white dress with "v" neckline edged with lace. Copper-toned fra

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 50.1.1 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

circa 1717

Partridge, Nehemiah

Benjamin Ellery, Sr.

Three-quarter length portrait of Benjamin Ellery, Sr. (1669-1746) , 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 other glove. Wearing a grey coat buttoned twice at waist and

Grossman, George A., Mrs.

50.1.2

Painting

circa 1717

Partridge, Nehemiah

Benjamin Ellery, Jr.

Half-length portrait of Benjamin Ellery, Jr (1705-1722). facing to the right; right hand is holding Grossman, George a compass and left hand is at his waist. Wearing light blue suit with white shirt, collar is folded A., Mrs. in pleats and hangs, wears white wig. Subject is the so

50.1.3

Painting

circa 1717

Partridge, Nehemiah

William Ellery

Half length portrait of William Ellery (1701-1764) facing front; right hand holding book open and Grossman, George letft hand is at his waist; wearing grey suit and white short with collar folded in pleats and A., Mrs. hanging, also wearing a wig. Father of the Declaration of Inde

50.1.4

Painting

circa 1717

Partridge, Nehemiah

Mrs. Benjamin Ellery

Three-quarter portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Ellery (1677-1742) 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 waistline; she is wearing a grey black dress decorated with lace

Grossman, George A., Mrs.

50.1.5

Painting

circa 1756

Blackburn, Joseph

Benjamin Ellery III

Half-length portrait of Benjamin Ellery III (1725-1799) facing left; white collar, green vest with brown-gold design; pink-red jacket showing six round buttons. Subject is the son of William Ellery. Signed the Declaration of Independence. Reference: Direc

Grossman, George A., Mrs.

51.2.1

Painting

1929

Unknown

Dr. Roderick Terry

Profile portrait, Dr. Roderick Terry, sitting at a table in library reading a book; magnifying glass Terry Estate on table; wearing glasses, dark suit, shirt and blue tie; bald on top of head, white hair, long sideburns and mustache. Painted from photograph in 1929. D

Good

51.2.2

Painting

undated

Unknown

Mrs. Roderick Terry

Portrait of Linda Marquand Terry (Mrs. Roderick Terry). Three-quarter portrait of subject in a light blue, green, and white gown. Gown is very full and collar appears to be stiff lace; short brown hair; dark green and brown background. White flower on the

Terry Estate

Good

51.3

Drawing

1868

Peckham, Augustus Felix Miss Ruth Franklin

Portrait of Miss Ruth Franklin. Oval bust-length portrait, subject faces to the right; subject is a young girl with hair pulled back with headband; dress about shoulders; thin necklace; black and gray chalk on white paper. Completed in Newport, RI.

Franklin, Ruth

Good

53.2.1

Painting

undated

Unknown

Portrait of Mrs. Sarah Congdon Hazard. Head tilted to the right; black hair pulled back, big Peaslee, Sarah brown eyes, blue-green dress with white lace collar. Gold chain necklace wrapped three times Hazard and balck pin abve buttons on dress. Subject was the wife of Captain

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Mrs. Sarah Congdon Hazard

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Condition

Good

Good

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 53.3 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Condition

circa 1740

Unknown

John Potter and Family

Portrait of John Potter (1716-1787) and his family including three women and a young black servant. Half length portraits of four main figures, who are grouped around an oval tea table with a blue and white porcelain tea set and a silver tea pot on it. Wo

Winters, Esther L.

Good

55.1.2

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Miniature painting of gentleman with white hair parted on the left, full, white, beard, and white mustache. Gold wire-rimmed glasses, white shirt, blue bow tie, black vest and jacket. Ovalhaped silver frame.

Franklin, Susan B.

Excellent

55.2.1

Painting

circa 1850

Stuart, Jane

William Gardner Bailey at Eight Years

Portrait of William Gardner Bailey, aged 8. Half length portrait of the boy sitting at a desk in a green chair. Pencil is in his right hand, wearing a white shirt with black bow tie and balck jacket; books on shelf behind chair.

Bailey, William Conway, Mrs.

Good

56.1.2

Painting

1832

Stuart, Jane

Thomas Robinson Hunter

Half length portrait of Thomas Robinson Hunter (1809-1890). Hunter is sitting at a table with his body turned left, facing straight. He is dressed in a black suit with white shirt and black bowtie. Left hand wears a white glove. right hand holds a glove.

Dunn, Robert

Fair

61.2.1

Painting, Miniature

circa 1850

Cerio, Mabel Norman

Mrs. Henry Redmond

Miniature painting of Mrs. Henry Redmond. Blonde hair piled on top of head, blue eyes, background is mixture of pink and blue. Oval miniature in square frame.

Unknown

Excellent

62.4.1

Painting, Miniature

1924

Redmond, Lydia

Susan Bliss

Miniature painting of a young woman with blue eyes, brown, upswept hairstyle, low cut, white dress with blue shawl over one shoudler. Print background of pink and blue.

Bliss, Susan

Excellent

62.5

Painting, Miniature

undated

Redmond, Lydia

Mrs. George Bliss

Miniature painting of Mrs. George Bliss. Three quarter pose of seated woman facing right, lavender eyes, greyish hair piled in waves on top of head, blue-lavender dress with v-neck, elbow length sleeves, pearl necklace and earrings, head leaning on hand,

Unknown

Excellent

62.6

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Miniature painting of woman wearing ornate 19th century gown, decorated with pearls, 3strand pearl choker, sheer veil. Reddish brown hair, blue background. Oval gold frame with chain, maroon velvet on back.

Unknown

Excellent

64.4.1

Painting

undated

Unknown

Old Stone Mill

Old stone mill in center; man in foreground holds rake and dog runs behind him; two cows in lower right corner; church with steeple behind mill to right; water, boats, and mountains in the right background; large stone house to the left.

Greene, Luella

Fair

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

11/17/2011


Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 65.2.1 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

circa 1836

Evans, J.G.

USS Delaware

Ship tilted to the left because of stormy sea; waves very dark and smashing against ship; dark Ryan, John Barry grey sky. "USS Delaware comm. Dan T. Patterson. Off the coast of America, homeward bound, 1836" printed along the bottom.

Fair

65.2.2

Painting

circa 1836

Evans, J.G.

Untitled

"The situation of the Delaware 15 minutes after she was first struck by the white squall loosing Ryan, John Barry all our sails" written at bottom in yellow. Signed "J.G. Evans" in right corner. Ship tilted to right with sails torn; waves beating against ship; blue-black

Fair

65.2.3

Painting

undated

Unknown

Naval Engagement of the War of 1812

Naval engagement of the War of 1812. The USS Ranger and the HMS Drake at battle both Ryan, John Barry tilting to right; right ship has two American flags, left ship has one orange flag; clouds of smoke between ships; green-black sea; dark, grey sky in upper right corner;

Good

66.3.1

Painting, Miniature

1901

Pickett, Frederick A.

Avis W. Robinson

PMiniature painting of Avis Whittemore Robinson as a child. Facing front, brown eyes, brown hair, white bow in hair, wearing white gauze dress, bare shoudlers. Dark brown background.

Excellent

67.1

Painting

1866

Thorndike, George Quincy Hanging Rock

Large painting with huge "hanging rock" to the right with grazing sheep on pasture below rock; Thorndike, Isabelle, two figures near stream which runs along bottom of painting; ocean view in background with Mrs. many sailboats; beach behind "hanging rock." Hanging rock is a famous

Good

67.2.1

Painting, Miniature

1796

Malbone, Edward Greene Nathaniel Pearce

Miniature of Nathaniel Pearce with powdered hair, blue eyes, wearing red printed vest with frills at neck and black jacket. Shaded blue background, oval-shaped copper frame. From Accessions Book Jan 1967 - Feb 1978, p. 18, " Malbone miniature of Nathaniel

Excellent

69.1

Painting

circa 1900

Birkhead, Caroline Hall, Mrs.

Julia Ward Howe

Three quarter portrait of Julia Ward Howe. Howe is seated in a chair and aged. She is dressed Birkhead, Caroline in a white and yellow veil and gown. Pin at neck with blue and white beads. Right hand has Hall, Mrs. two rings. The background is blue and back. Donor is the granddaughter

Good

71.2.1

Painting

circa 1845

Fisher, Alvan

Daniel Tisdale

Bust length portrait, of Daniel Tisdale. Tisdale faces to the right, dressed in a black vest, jacket Perkins, Nellie and bowtie with white shirt. His short hair is brushed back. Eyes are hazel. Thatcher, Mrs.

Fair

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Donor

Robinson, Avis

Pearce, Warren A., Mrs.

Condition

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 72.1 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

circa 1893

Robbins, Lucy Lee

The Children of William Rogers Morgan

Portrait of William Rogers Morgan Children.Two of the sisters are holding hands. The center Womrath, Robert, girl is facing left; the girl on left wearing white dress. A brother is sitting to the right abd wearing Mrs. a black dress with lace around the collar. W.R. Morgan own

72.3.1

Painting, Miniature

circa 1820

Unknown

Margaret Julia Smith

Miniature painting of margaret Julia Smith. A young woman with brown eyes, brown hair curled Crossley, Archibald, Excellent on top of head, curls hanging down over shoulders, wearing golden earrings, pink dress Mrs. trimmed with white lace on bodice, black coird with pendant at neck. Blue s

73.3.1

Painting, Miniature

circa 1830

Unknown

Nicholas Hazard

Miniature profile of Nicholas Hazard (1770-1848). Brown eyes, sparse, brown hair, grey side burns; wearing a black coat, white shirt with stand-up collar. Background is shaded blue; gold toned frame. See Newport History, Fall 1973, p.105.

Hart, Stanley D., Mrs. Good

75.2.1

Painting

circa 1853

Healy, George Peter Alexander

Mrs. Charles.C. Van Zandt

Half lenght portrait of Mrs. Charles.C. Van Zandt (nee Azarelia Greene). Her head is tilted slightly to the right. Her black hair is pulled back and up with red and green flowers. Gown is sleeveless and maroon with lace hanging and covering the bustline w

Winthrop, G., Mrs.

76.1.1

Painting, Miniature

1796

Malbone, Edward Greene John Handy

Miniature painting of John Handy in three-quarter pose with powdered hair, blue eyes; facing toward right; wearing white shirt with tie at neck, printed blue and white vest, black coat. John Handy was a major during the Revolution. On July 19, 1776 he rea

77.2

Painting

1895

Bannister, Edward Mitchell View in Paradise Valley

Landscape of rocky area; two pine trees to the left; other trees to right; bottom center there are Phelps, Henry, Mrs. Good two cows grazing in grassy area below rocks; background of ocean in distance with several ships; white, grey and light blue sky. Bannister was a black artis

77.3

Painting

1835

Staigg, Richard Morrell

Untitled

Old stone mill with shadow; male and female holding umbrella stand by shadow on green grass; willow tree to right; cow to left of stone mill; background of water with ships and island with several houses and an American flag; also mountains visible beyond

77.4

Painting

circa 1840

Unknown

Maria Thurston

Bust length portrait of Maria Thurston (1790-1849). Subject faces to the right. Blue eyes, short, Baker, Alfred curly brown hair' wears black dress with transparent white lace veil and neckline.

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Donor

Condition Good

Good

Excellent

Schwartz, B., Mrs.

Good

Good

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 78.2.1 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Condition

circa 1860

Richards, William Trost

Untitled

House on left surrounded by trees; ocean to the right; green lawn; driveway curves around side of house. See 42.4; donor is granddaughter of W.T. Richards; painting was the summer home of artist.

Price, Edith

Good

78.2.2

Painting

1874

Richards, William Trost

Untitled

View of ocean, beach and rocky wall, four seagulls in flight on the left and three seagulls flying Price, Edith over ocean to the right. See #42.4; donor is granddaughter of artist.

Good

78.8

Painting

1977

Perry, John Richard

U.S.S. Oliver Hazard Perry

Depicts USS Oliver Hazard Perry FFG-7 at sea; blue water, gray sky, wood frame.

79.2.1

Painting, Miniature

circa 1790

Unknown

Jane Deblois

Miniature painting of Jane Deblois in three quarter pose. Blue eyes, brown hair, wearing white Fox, Lillian Deblois, cap, tied with black ribbon, white scarf around neck, black dress. Black background. Mrs.

Excellent

79.2.2

Painting, Miniature

circa 1790

Unknown

Stephen Deblois

Miniature painting of Stephen Deblois (1735-1805) with powdered hair, blue eyes, wearing white cravat tied around neck and dark brown jacket. Black background.

Fox, Lillian Deblois, Mrs.

Excellent

79.2.3

Painting, Miniature

1794-1835

Unknown

Sarah Cookson Scott

Miniature painting on Sarah Cookson Scott (1794-1835) facing front. Blue eyes, brown hair parted in the middle, wearing white blouse with lace at collar and cuffs, black shawl around shoulders, gold band on right hand. Gold and black carved frame, backgro

Fox, Lillian Deblois, Mrs.

Excellent

79.3

Painting

circa 1850

Stuart, Jane

Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, Jr.

Bust length portrait of Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, Jr. Perry faces to the right, wearing Baldwin, Oliver uniform with double breasted gold buttons; arms folded across his chest. Short black hair and Hazard P. long sideburns. Subject is son of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry.

90.1

Painting

circa 1905

Pyle, Howard

Mary Dyer

Framed portrait of Mary Dyer on her way to execution, watched by bystanders. Mary Dyer was Dyer, George Lewis Excellent hanged for her religious beliefs in Boston on June 1, 1660.

90.2

Painting

1989

Roberge, Eveline

Untitled

Oil on canvas, of Newport Historical Society's Heritage Fair, 1989. On archival stretcher and canvas. Framed 8/1991 while on loan to Arnold Art.

Roberge, Eveline

90.3.1

Painting

Undated

Unknown

Untitled

Oval rock with painted harbor scene of wharf, schooners in mid-distance, shoreline and vegetation in foreground, not signed or dated.

Chester, Hawley and Fair Chester, Hawley, Mrs.

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Commissioning Crew Excellent of the U.S.S. Oliver Hazard Perry

Fair

Excellent

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 91.12.1A-B Painting, Miniature

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

circa 1800

Malbone, Edward Greene George Washington Topham

Oval miniature watercolor on ivory of George Washington Topham. Subject is turned slightly to Brown, Ethel G. the left and wears a navy blue jacket with six buttons; white shirt white kerchief, thinning reddish-brown hair, blue eyes,and ruddy complexionh. Oval window on

Condition Good

91.7.28

Painting

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Oil on board, seascape showing lighthouse left of center, schooner right of center. Hole in top Banning, Alice C. center for hanging, heavy shellac overall. Inscribed verso: "Beavertail/Whale Rock/Lightship" subject described in pencil on verso.

92.12.1

Drawing

circa 1800

Corne, Michele Felice

Untitled

Linear ink drawing on paper of a woman hanging out the wash, while a small child looks on. Puncture holes through the paper have been made along the lines of the drawing.

Good

92.12.2

Drawing

circa 1800

Corne, Michele Felice

Untitled

Linear ink drawing on paper of three men engaged in conversation. Holes have been punched through the paper all along the lines of the drawing. The men are standing in a semi-circle. The two men facing the viewer appear to be wearing military regalia. The

Good

94.4.1

Painting

1818

Unidentified Hessian Artist Untitled

96.50.4 97.18.12

Drawing Painting, Miniature

1934 undated

Manuel, Elton M. Unknown

Untitled Edward Clarke

97.18.13

Painting, Miniature

Undated

Unknown

T.F. Coggeshall

Miniature portrait of a young man with red sideburns, blue coat, yellow vest and white shirt. His Chester, Helen right arm is propped up. The background is made up of blue sky, white clouds and green Cronkhite, Mrs. curtains. The painting is oval and is placed in an ornate oval frame.

Good

97.18.16

Painting, Miniature

Undated

Unknown

Untitled

Miniature portrait of a young man with black wavy hair wearing a black coat with high collar and a white shirt also with a high collar. Miniature is in a silver oval frame. A small window containing hair is on the back of the frame.

Chester, Helen Cronkhite, Mrs.

Fair

97.18.17

Painting, Miniature

Undated

Unknown

Untitled

Gold frame, young man with a blue button.

Chester, Helen Cronkhite, Mrs.

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Oil painting on canvas in gilt frame; view from top of Washington Square or "The Parade"; brick market is pictured at the bottom of the square; 2 groups of "promenaders" walking on street. Ink drawing of Tomini Hill, looking south. Portrait of a young man, Edward Clarke, wearing eyeglasses, a white button down shirt, blackm coat and black bowtie. The painting is under a gold frame with an oval opening. The miniature and frame is in a brown leather case with a maroon velvet lining. O

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Citizen's Bank

Good

Manuel, Elton M. Chester, Helen Cronkhite, Mrs.

Good Good

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 97.18.18 Painting, Miniature

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Condition

Undated

Morrow, J.F.

Untitled

Miniature portrait of an older man with whitish hair wearing a black coat and white shirt and collar. Miniature is in a brown leather case. Invory broken straight down the middle of the protrait. Paper label glued topurple lining inside of case reads. "J.

Chester, Helen Cronkhite, Mrs.

Poor

97.18.19

Painting, Miniature

Undated

Unknown

Untitled

Miniature portrait of a young man wearing a white shirt and collar and a blue coat with three Chester, Helen gold buttons. Miniature is in a brown leather case with ornate curvilinear designs and gold trim, Cronkhite, Mrs. Interior of case is a deeo red velvet; the portrait is surround

Good

97.18.20

Painting, Miniature

1830

Dickinson, D.

Untitled

Miniature portrait of a woman wearing a black dress and draped with red fabric. Her dark hair Chester, Helen is curled and pinned up away from her face. The miniature is in a red leather case. Maker label Cronkhite, Mrs. incorporated into silk lining inside case. Artist signature and d

Good

97.18.8

Painting, Miniature

undated

Unknown

Audley Clarke

Miniature protrait of a Audley Clarke, facing left. He is wearing a black coat with a collar that covers the back of his neck and a white shirt. The painting is oval in shape and rests in a rectangular dark wood frame.

Chester, Helen Cronkhite, Mrs.

Good

97.29.2

Painting

1798 June 09

Unknown

Two sided gilded frame. Front of frame contains a painted copy of the Hammond and Adams family coat of arms, complete with an American flag above a helmet of armor. First half of framed document on back is a description and an explanation of the Hammond c

Thurston, Marie L.

98.8.3

Painting

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Watercolor of old stone mill; two cows to the right of the mill; harbor, Fort Adams in background; four houses to the left of the mill.

Unknown

99.7.1-.49

Painting

1814

Gilpin, John Bernard

Untitled

Godfrey, Sophie B.

Fair

99.7.42

Drawing

1814

Gilpin, John Bernard

Untitled

Godfrey, Sophie B.

Fair

1884.1

Painting

circa 1840

Howland, Benjamin Baker Henry Potter

Fourty eight watercolors of views around Newport. 99.7.42 is a drawing of a cow. All are in a blue paper album. Booklet at front of album gives descriptions and locations of watercolors 140. Drawing of a cow in a blue paper album with forty-eight watercolors of views of Newport. See 99.7.1-.49 for watercolors. Portrait of Henry Potter (1786-1856). Male bust facing right; white shirt, black jacket; borwn eyes and hair; slight smile. Subject was a grocer.

Newton, Edward

Good

1885.1

Painting

undated

Unknown

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Oliver Hazard Perry

Portrait of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819). Bust portrait facing left; short black Powell, Mary hair, brown eyes, full face with small mouth, white collar and white cloth-like necklace. Painting Elizabeth depicts Perry when he was a midshipman. Painted on a pine boar

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Good

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 1885.4 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Condition

circa 1870

Theibaut, C. Auguste

A Rhode Island Windmill

Painting

1740-1750

Copley, John Singleton

Mrs. Robert Stevens

Powell, Mary Elizabeth Samuel, Gyles

Fair

1886.1

Oil painting of windmill, arms are to right of structure, gray background sky, 2 trees in lower right corner, green grass. Portait painting of Mrs. Robert Stevens (1720-1802). Full length portrait; seated subject faces left; long, dark-green dress with white trim on sleeves and neckline; left hand holds a book; appears to be sitting in a straight-backed chair; coulmn and land

1886.2

Drawing

1791

Unknown

Charles Gyles

Half-length portrait of Charles Gyles (1779-1849) facing slightly to right; gray hair which is shoulder length and curls upward, bangs; blue jacket with yellow buttons and a white doublebreasted vest with his right hand tucked inside; window in upper-rig

Samuel, Gyles

Good

1887.1.1

Painting

1735-1812

King, Samuel

Benjamin Mumford

Portrait of Benjamin Mumford (1735-1812). Bust length portrait, subject faces to the right; Mumford, J.B., Esq. white collar and black jacket; brown eyes, thin brown hair, thin lips, colorful face. Subject was a post rider during the American Revolution.

1887.1.2

Painting

1737-1809

King, Samuel

Mrs. Benjamin Mumford

Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Mumford, nee Mary Shrieve (1737-1809). Bust length portrait; subject faces to the left, wearing white bonnet with black ribbon, white scarf tucked inside a black shawl; thin grey hair, brown eyes which are cast down, thin lips.

1887.2

Painting

circa 1880

Buffum, Mary

Ellen Townsend's Parlor

Watercolor depicting the interior of Miss Ellen Townsend's home in Newport. The sideboard is Newport, City of currently in the collections at redwood library. The tea table is at NHS in the brick market and is attributed to John Townsend. Object was framed at the frame st

Excellent

1890.2

Painting, Miniature

circa 1795

Unknown

Abraham Touro

Miniature painting of Abraham Touro (1774-1822). Brown eyes and hair, reaching to the collar,hair in bangs across forehead, wearing a dark blue jacket white cravat tied at neck, polka dot scarf tucked inside coat. Lock of hair set in reverse of frame "AT"

Excellent

1896.1

Painting

1748-1791

King, Samuel

John Taylor

Portrait of John Taylor (1748-1791). Male bust; blue eyes, colorful cheeks; white shirt with dark Taylor, Edward blue jacket. Subject is son of Robert Taylor of Newport, RI.

Good

1897.1

Painting

1825-1835

Howland, Benjamin Baker Russell Clark

Portrait of Russell Clark (1787-1839). Bust length portrait, subject faces to left; blue eyes, short Cotton, William brown hair; wearing black vest and jacket and white shirt with collar turned up and a bow knotted around neck. Subject was a judge in 1836.

Good

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Mumford, J.B., Esq.

Powell, M.E.

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name 2000.10.1 Painting

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Condition

1750-1799

Buffum, Mary

Untitled

Corner streetscape of the Bennett House. Two story red clapboard building with 'Fresh Fish' sign on building. Two story brown clapboard building next to this building. Church steeple in background.

Unknown

Good

2000.10.2

Painting

1750-1799

Buffum, Mary

Untitled

Watercolor of Easton House on Court House Street. View of front faรงade and left side of building. Three story house, two connecting buildings. Tree to right side of picture.

Unknown

Good

2000.4

Painting

1888

Nicholson, James

Newport Harbor

Detailed view of Newport Harbor. Churches, factories and wharves are clearly visible. Sidewheel steamship 'Eolus' at her berth at commercial wharf. Schooners, sloops and a few smaller vessels in the water. In gilded frame.

Hyland Granby Antiques

Good

2000.5.1

Painting

probably 1936 Hugh M

Untitled

Framed pastel showing boats view approaching a commercial wharf. Possibly of the Newport side of the Jamestown Ferry Dock. Artist is questionable.

Robinson, Elizabeth Good Murray

2000.7.28

Drawing

1872

Newell, John Perry

Untitled

Drawing of the Newport Manufacturing Company with entrances to the office, machine shop, engine room and blacksmith shop. A box car is on the tracks. Written on the box car is 'Old Colony 889 Newport R.R.' and 'NY and Boston Fast Expressline'. A building

Unknown

Good

2000.7.40

Painting

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Large sprawling cream colored building. Center part of building has two large vertical windows Unknown and one semi-circular window. Grassy area and three trees in front of building. Two red chimneys partially blocked by the leaves of the trees. To the right of p

Good

2001.7

Painting

undated

Unknown

Painting of Coggshall coat of arms. In center of painting is a shield with four shells; behind the Unknown shield is a knight in armour, seen from the bust up, with a stag above the head. Green, red and yellow leaf motif surrounds the center images. The name 'Cog

Fair

2004.13.50 Drawing

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Ink wash of "US General Hospital, Protsmouth, RI" J. Baker, J.M. Tabor Jr.

Unknown

Fair

2004.13.70 Drawing

undated

Unknown

Untitled

Unknown

Good

2005.2.15

Drawing

Undated

Stuart, Gilbert

Pencil sketch of a plan for a sundial for the John Austin Steven's House on Rhode Island Avenue, 1889 (Deacified, 1980). Drawing mounted on wood of the Rev. Henry Channing, by Gilbert Stuart at age nine.

Unknown

Fair

2007.1

Drawing

1862

Peckham, Felix Augustus Unidentified Female

Charcoal drawing of an unknown woman. Portrait is bust-length and life size, by Felix Augustus Peckham. Signed and dated (1862) by the artist in the lower left corner.

Peckham, Perry Dean

Excellent

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name L 01.219 Drawing

Date 1778-1808

L 51.4

Painting

circa 1850

Meister, Fred

L 67.3

Painting

1793

Hirschmann, Ludwig

Thomas Dring

Portrait of Thomas Dring standing by a window. A sailing ship is visible through the window, with a heavy, dark, curtain pulled to the left. Dring is wearing a tall black hat, navy blue coat with gold buttons, red vest with collar, shirt with high white c

L 1886.4

Painting, Miniature

1796

Unknown

John Choules

Miniature oil painting of Mr. John Choules. Left profile, brown eyes, brown hair, wearing black Ellis, Joshua, Mrs. jacket, white shirt frills at neck. Written in ink on back of frame: Painted in Bristol 1796. Loaned by Mrs. Ellis.

Good

W 36.1

Painting

Undated

Unknown

Henry Marchant

Half length portrait of Henry Marchant (1741-1796). Subject faces to left; dressed in white blouse with flared cuffs, pink jacket showing three buttons, and a gold-trimmed vest; holds right hand over his chest. Subject was Attorney General of RI from 1770

Little, M. Marchant

Good

W 1944.1.1 Painting

Undated

Wilson, M.

Untitled

Watercolor of brick tombs of Richard and Samuel ward; graveyard with green trees and white gravestones. Marked with: 'M. Wilson' on back. 'Brick tomb of Hon. Richard Ward Esq. 16301763, Governor of Rhode Island; tomb of Hon. Samuel Ward Esq., 1725-1776,

Elliot, Maud Howe, Mrs.

Good

W 1974.29.1

Painting

1750-1799

Unknown

Untitled

Round painting of a woman with a red dress and white head covering; she is seated with a Wanton Lyman mans head appearing behind her on her left; she is holding a parrot; painting is encompassed Hazard House by a round black frame with gold beading around the outer edge.

Poor

W 1974.76.1

Painting

1820

Unknown

Thomas G. Hazard Esq died Dec. Mourning piece with inscription on monument "Thomas G. Hazard Esq died Dec. 27 1820, Wanton Lyman 27 1820, aged 83 years aged 83 years". Monument and willow tree in foreground; house in background; brown wooden Hazard House frame.

Good

W 1974.94.1

Painting

1800 June 10

Stampa, P.

America

Fair

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Rev. William Bliss

Portrait of Rev. William Bliss. Chalk drawing by unknown artist; male bust; whitish-looking skin; Dartmouth Historical Good vest and jacket showing three buttons. Subject was a Baptist Minister in Newport, RI, from Society 1778-1808. Portrait of Rev. Henry Jackson (1800-1864). Bust-length portrait facing to the left. Whitish gray United Baptist hair brushed back. Dresed in white shirt collar, black jacket and wrinkled vest. Subject was Church Pastor of Central Baptist Church (1847-1863), in Newport, RI.

Oval painting of a woman in a white dress carrying an American flag while a native American watches; metal frame. Marked with 'America, June 10, 1800 By P. Stampa, No 3, Dorrington St., London. Paintings and Drawings Collection www.newporthistorical.org

Condition

Poor

Reed, Verner Z., Jr. Excellent

Wanton Lyman Hazard House

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Paintings and Drawings Collection Object ID Object name W Painting 1974.95.1

Date

Artist

Title

Description

Donor

Condition

1800 July 24

Stampa, P.

Archduke Charles of Austria

Half view of a blonde man, wearing a red coat; holding a sword; metal frame. Marked with 'Archduke Charles of Austria', Published July 24, 1800 By P. Stampa, London

Wanton Lyman Hazard House

Fair

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

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