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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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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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Map
2007.2693
Map
Printed reproduction map that reads across the top: "MAP of LITTLE COMPTON, R.I./This Land was allotted to the first Proprietors of Little Compton at Duxbury, 1673-1694." Underneath the title and to the proper left: "Through the courtesy of the R.I. Historical Society and Mr. Henry I. Richmond. Printed by the Little Compton Historical Society, 1936. The original made by Otis Wilbour, town clerk about 1850." Numbered lined columns of lots with hand-written property owner names. Circular compass with grid lines below map. Map is printed on the page in portrait orientation, while the title and subtitle are printed in landscape.
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Map
2007.2706
Map
Small map printed on paper in black ink. Paper is off-white. Title in the proper upper left corner reads: "TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS/to/LITTLE COMPTON/and/SAKONNET RI". Compass in proper lower left corner. Includes boundary lines, roads and places of interest including Warren Point, Sakonnet Point, and the Commons.
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Map
2007.2710
Map
Color map of Little Compton on paper. This one page was originally in the "Atlas of the State of Rhode Island" by D.G. Beers & Co. Map includes the ten town districts of Little Compton in different colors. "Church's Harbor" is identified at the proper right . In lower proper left corner: "LITTLE COMPTON/Newport Co R.I./Scale 2 Inches to the Mile". In upper proper left corner: "99". In pencil in lower proper left corner: "1870".
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Book, Instruction
1976.07
Book, Instruction
Instruction book with white front and back cover. Front cover has an image of a deer in a field with a decorative scroll border. It reads "PICTORIAL WRITING BOOK" and includes publishing information. Back cover has an image of a leopard inside a scroll border. Interior of book has pages decorated with small hand colored flowers, awards of merit and bits of wallpaper pasted in. Includes repeated written lines for penmanship practice. On interior front cover are pencil drawings and arithmetic, back cover has a pencil drawing of a sailing ship with flag reading "Advance"
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Print
2007.2804
Print
Front: Drawing in black ink and some pencil on board of map of Rhode Island with cartoon illustrations with city and town names, along with text throughout. PUL corner with text in black ink reads: " AN INACCURATE MAP OF / RHODE ISLAND / SCALE / _ _ _ _ _ _ / PART OF A MILE / COMPILED BY NEHI / IN HIS EXTENSIVE / STUDY OF LITTLE RHODY / LORING / Jan. '27 / COURTESY OF THE / EVENING BULLETIN" with "N/S/E/W" below. Along lower edge written in pencil: "Editor's Note: No Editor ever assumes responsibility for a cartoonist's spelling." Written in black pencil along PR @ center: "4 col @ / Tues - ". Some scratching out in pencil and erasures throughout. Back: rough (draft?) drawing of map in pencil.
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Map
2008.0245
Map
Map of Little Compton. Map reads at top center: "MAP OF/ LITTLE COMPTON." At upper proper right is a small map of Adamsville. At lower proper left is a close-up map of the center of Little Compton and below this is an index map of southern Rhode Island. At bottom center is a legend titled "REFERENCES". Map appears to part of and atlas pages 50 and 51.
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Map
2007.2320
Map
Black and white map of Seaconnet Park. Map was included in a advertising brochure for a planned housing development. Bordering the map are insets of three black and white photographic prints. Also, an inset of "How to reach it." Text on lower center reads: "SEACONNET/PARK/belonging to the/SEACONNET POINT LAND Co./BY J.A. LATHAM JUNE, 1895/PROV. R.I./Scale 200 ft.per Inch." On reverse are two advertising brochures for Seaconnet Park. Map and brochures are encased in clear plastic and set in black painted frame.
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Book, Instruction
2007.1001
Book, Instruction
Instructional music book titled "THE/DULCIMER:/ OR THE/ NEW YORK/ COLLECTION OF SACRED MUSIC". Date 1850. Includes "chants, anthems" etc. as well as "a concise elementary course." Front and back covers are covered in a light pink paper with title, author and publishing information on the front cover. The back cover has advertisements for other publications. Spine is covered in tan leather.
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Print, Photographic
2008.0244
Print, Photographic
Large format black and white aerial photographic print of coastal Rhode Island and water. Land divisions, farm land, forests, small buildings visible. Black outline around map with white border on all sides. Writing in pencil identifying farm owners. White letters in PUL corner: "DPI-4H-4". Date printed in white letters in PUR corner: "11-6-51".
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Map
2007.2764
Map
Large paper map of the United States printed in color, sourrounded on all sides by color scenes of farming and industry: five individual color scenes along the top edge of map with men and horses pulling farm equipment; large color illustration flanks PL side of map of a bearded man wearing a hat, boots and overalls reading the Champion newspaper, with "The User" written in black ink under the figure; and large color illustration flanks PR side of map of a man wearing a white workman's hat, overalls, doing iron work on rools, with "The Builder" written in black ink under . Five individual color scenes along the bottom edge of map with men and horses pulling farm equipment. Within the black-outlined border of map at PLL corner reads: "LATEST MAP / OF THE / UNITED STATES / OF AMERICA / Showing Location of the / CHAMPION / HARVESTING MACHINE WORKS / SRINGFIELD, OHIO. U.S.A. / THE4 LARGEST REAPER FACTORIES ON EARTH. / WHITELY, FASSLER & KELLY. / PROPR'S / 1886". Compass scale prinited in black within the Atlantic Ocean area of the map. Printed in large red letter on top of the state of Ohio: "SPRINGFIELD / * / OHIO". Paper nailed to strips of cloth (linen?) and long wooden rods painted black at top and bottom. String attached along top edge of wooden rod tied to hook eyes at each corner. This item was previous known by old inventory number 1976.56.
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