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FIC.2015.076 - Tuckerman Chest

Chest with a hinged lid; originally contained the works of Henry Theodore Tuckerman

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FIC.2015.078 - Windsor armchair

Windsor armchair; U-shaped arm rail over turned spindles above a shaped seat on turned legs joined by turned cross stretchers.

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FIC.2015.079 - Coat Rack

Base of a coat rack; missing hangers; three-feet base

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FIC.2015.080a - Painted Vase

Red painted vase with geometric and flower patterns

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FIC.2015.080b - Painted Vase Lid

Lid of the red painted vase with geometric and flower patterns

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FUR.002 - Governor Arnold Chair

Wood chair with arms used by Governor Benedict Arnold; there are two letters pasted to the seat and bottom of the chair and a metal plaque from the Redwood Library

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FUR.009 - Windsor armchair

Windsor armchair, raised crest rail, bent arm down to seat, 9 round turned spindles, 2 round turned front legs and 2 plain round turned rear legs, box stretcher, 2 round turned front stretcher, plain rear and side stretchers. Conventional stretchers (i.e. not cross stretchers); continuous arm. (John E. Janes, 1970)

Image of FUR.011 - Windsor armchair (comb back)

FUR.011 - Windsor armchair (comb back)

A Windsor comb-back armchair, with scrolled crest above turned spindles over a U-shaped arm above a shaped seat, on four turned legs joined by a swelled H-stretcher. Height: 42 1/2 inches. (Ralph E. Carpenter, 1991.) (This description is inaccurate; comb back chair has cross stretcher.) Antique American tall comb back windsor armchair matching the above set of chairs, having six turned sticks to comb, original condition with original green paint, 43 tall, Newport, R.I. origin, circa 1775. (Simon Nager, 1979) Early American comb back Windsor armchair with carved crest rail, having six round turned spindles, lower section arched crest rail, scroll shaped arms having 12 roun

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FUR.012a - Windsor armchair

FUR.012a is similar to the other four Windsor chairs marked as part of this set (X stretchers, saddle seat, low back with 14 spindles, crest rail), but FUR.012a is higher than the others (corresponding to the dimensions given for the chair with the oldf number #012.1 in the General Condition notes of this record) and has tapered feet, as opposed to the blunt arrow footing of chairs FUR.012b-e. Of the five chairs marked FUR.012a-e, three are black with slight hints of green and two are dark green. FUR.012a chair is black with hints of green. It is possible that the color has darkened over time or that the chair was repainted at some point. Areas around some paint chips indicate a layer of

Image of RI.047 - (Redwood Library, 1895)

RI.047 - (Redwood Library, 1895)

West view of Redwood Library; includes wheel on steps with first wing additions (1750?); includes road going up to the steps with a fence; blue paint on white ceramic tile; in lower right hand corner painted 1895

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RI.048 - untitled

Light blue fabric square pillow with a white decorative fringe/trim; depicts in black printed ink (top to bottom, left to right): Newport Naval War College, Ochre Court, Redwood Library, Newport Artillery, Castle Hill Light, Brick Market, Trinity Church Newport Ri, Old Colony House, Old Stone Mill, White Horse Tavern, Newport Casino, Touro Synagogue

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PA.131 - Dr. Samuel Butler

Portrait. Adult male subject; mid-waist length view; turned 3/4ths to his right; subject has grey hair and is wearing a white shirt, black necktie, and a black coat

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PA.135 - Portrait of a Gentleman

Possibly a portrait of Christopher Frye (1760-1851). Portrait. Adult Male Subject. Seated. Mid-waist length view. He is turned 3/4ths to his right, while he gazes to his left. His left elbow is resting on the chair, while his right hand is resting in his lap. He has brown curly hair with a beard and eyes. He is wearing a black neck tie in a bow, a white shirt, a black waistcoat, and black overcoat. There is a seascape in left background, including a lighthouse.

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FIC.2015.081a - Painted Vase

Red painted vase with geometric and flower patterns

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FIC.2015.081b - Painted Vase Lid

Lid of the red painted vase with geometric and flower patterns

Image of PA.129 - John Bunyan

PA.129 - John Bunyan

John Bunyan (1628-1688) was an English author and preacher, best known for his work The Pilgrim’s Progress. This is one of the oldest paintings in the Redwood Library collection. Portrait. Adult Male Subject. Mid-waist length view. He is turned 3/4ths to his left, while gazing at the viewer. He has brown hair and eyes, and is wearing a white clerical collar with a black robe. The background is a greenish black.

Image of PA.130 - Emilie Huldah Backus Butler

PA.130 - Emilie Huldah Backus Butler

Portrait. Adult female subject in a dark colored dress with lace detailing; mid-waist length view; turned 3/4ths to her left; subject has brown hair and eyes and is wearing a circular brooch on her neckline

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PA.139 - Dr. James Robinson

James Robinson (1703-1745) was a Newport surgeon. Portrait (American School). Adult Male Subject. Mid-waist length view. He is turned 3/4ths to his right. He is wearing a wig, a white shirt with long white necktie, and a dark jacket. Attributed to John Wollaston.

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PA.143 - Joseph Wanton

Governor Joseph Wanton (1705-1780), one of the original members of the Company of the Redwood Library (1747), was the last Colonial governor of Rhode Island (1769-75). Portrait. Adult Male Subject. Mid-waist length view. He is turned 3/4th to his right, while gazing at the viewer. He is wearing a wig, white cravat, white shirt, black waistcoat, and red overcoat. The background is dark olive green.

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PAP.Wells.1923.121 - Les trois fumeurs (Three smokers)

View of three men seated at a table; they are all holding pipes in their hands while they talk with one another; there is one tricorne hanging on the wall