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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
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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
2008.0342
Postcard
Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of a large house on West Main Road in Little Compton. The large section to the right burned in the 1980s and only the ell to the left remains. Stonewall, wooden gate and trees in the foreground.
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Photograph
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Postcard
2008.0873
Postcard
Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the Rhode Island Red Monument in Adamsville R.I. Dedicated August 28, 1926 - Auspices of the Rhode Island Red Club of America. A commemorative plaque honoring the famous breed of poultry established in 1854.
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Photograph
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Postcard
2008.0423
Postcard
Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Adeline E. H. Slicer house (Mill House, Windmill House) 581 West Main Road in Little Compton RI. House is an octagonal grist mill around which wraps a 1 1/2 section with sweeping roof. Sydney Burleigh worked on the conversion. 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 83.
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Photograph
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Postcard
2008.0697
Postcard
Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the steamship "ISLANDER" approaching the dock at Sakonnet Point R.I. 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. 1911 Postmark.
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