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Postcard
2008.0392
Postcard
Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of Warren's Point beach in Little Compton RI. On the left are large rocks with people waiting to dive into the ocean. In the background are people swimming and walking on the beach. Also in the distance farm buildings (chicken houses?) and a windmill.
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Postcard
2008.0560
Postcard
Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of number 4 school located at 209 Long Highway in Little Compton RI. A small one room stone school building set gable end to the road. There are children and teacher posing in the foreground For more detailed information about this house see "Historic and Architectural Resources of Little Compton" published by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission in 1990 pg 50.
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Photograph
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Painting
2007.3605
Painting
Oil on canvas painting entitled "Awashonks at Treaty Rock" as imagined by Dora Atwater Millikin. Framed in a thin natural wood frame. Features a Native American woman standing next to a rock with natural landscaping in the background. Reads in proper lower right corner: "AWASHONKS".
Dora Atwater Millikin
Art, Painting
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Map
1996.0342
Map
Framed map "Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova" Blaen's Atlas. Colored engraving in black and gold frame.
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Document, Map
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Map
2000.0229
Map
Map of New York and New England, framed. Hand colored. Gold plaque on bottom of frame reads: "NIKOLAUS J. VISSCHER/ c. 1660" White tag on back from "THE OLD PRINT SHOP", New York.
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Document, Map
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From Second Creek to South Shore
ecom.2012.001.0002
From Second Creek to South Shore
Meredith Wildes Cornell
Goosewing Farm, The Head House, Sisson, Goosewing Beach
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The Pendant
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The Pendant
Sakonnet Indians fish off Lloyd's Beach at sunrise.
Dora Atwater Millikin
Sakonnet Point, Llyod's Beach, fishing, Sakonnets,
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Print, Photographic
2007.2144
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects in print are one man and one woman standing in front of a house. Exhibit label reads: "Photograph of Joao B. ROCHA & Rosa (Cotta Luis) Rocha./They were from Terceira, Azores. They came to Little/Compton about 1895 & owned & operated a dairy farm on/Swamp Road. Photo taken in late 1920's." Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Photograph
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Postcard
2008.0403
Postcard
Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of "Peggotty", the summer art studio of Sydney Burleigh in Little Compton RI. The studio was made from an old boat hull with sides added and a thatched roof. On the stern "PEGGOTTY L COMPTON". In this photo the studio was located at 611 West Main Road. Peggotty was moved in the 1960s to the Little Compton Historical Society at 548 West Main Road.
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Photograph
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Postcard
2008.0773
Postcard
Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of four men pulling a fish trap net near Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI.
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Photograph
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Postcard
2008.0693
Postcard
Color photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the steamship "ISLANDER". Steamship service between Providence R.I. and Sakonnet Point in Little Compton R.I. began about 1886 and lasted until about 1919. For more information about the Sakonnet Steamship line and Sakonnet Point the book "Traveling Around Aquidnect Island 1890-1930 (How We Got Around)" by James E. Garman, published by Hamilton Printing, Portsmouth R.I. in 1996 contains a chapter "The Sakonnet Steamship Line" on page 59.
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Postcard
2008.0629
Postcard
Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Sakonnet Hotel (also named Lyman House at times) at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton R.I. Three story hotel with a central tower. One level porch on the front and sides. This building was demolished in the 1930s.
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Photograph
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