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Call #:
1982.38.1
Title:
Advertising Fan for Wedgewood Roger Williams Pitcher
Collection type:
Museum
Author/Creator :
  • Warren & Wood
  • Date:
    1886
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Personal Gear; Fan
    Materials:
    wood
    board
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Natural wood shaft fan with upside down heart shaped board. One side has a red border with white and yellow flowers and corn with an image of Roger Williams landing at Whatcheer rock and the words "1636 I having made covenant of peaceable neighborhood with all the Sachems and natives round about us; and having a sense of God's merciful providence unto me in my distress, called the place Providence. Roger Williams". On reverse in black is all advertising for "Warren & Wood The Roger Williams Pitcher made by J. Wedgewood & Sons, Etruria, England. Originated and for sale by Warren & Wood, importers and wholesale & retail dealers in china, crockery, glass, cutlery, silver plated ware, and fancy goods. 287 & 289 Westminster Street, Hoppin Homestead Building, Providence, Rhode Island. Large size $3.00 each Small size 50 cts. each." Images of pitchers with Roger Williams landing at Whatcheer rock.
    Dimensions:
    Height:17.625 in x Width:8.125 in
    Subjects:
    Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
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    Call #:
    1982.38.2
    Title:
    Advertising Fan for Wedgewood Roger Williams Pitcher
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • Warren & Wood
  • Date:
    1886
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Personal Gear; Fan
    Materials:
    wood
    board
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Natural wood shaft fan with upside down heart shaped board. One side has a red border with white and yellow flowers and corn with an image of Roger Williams landing at Whatcheer rock and the words "1636 I having made covenant of peaceable neighborhood with all the Sachems and natives round about us; and having a sense of God's merciful providence unto me in my distress, called the place Providence. Roger Williams". On reverse in black is all advertising for "Warren & Wood The Roger Williams Pitcher made by J. Wedgewood & Sons, Etruria, England. Originated and for sale by Warren & Wood, importers and wholesale & retail dealers in china, crockery, glass, cutlery, silver plated ware, and fancy goods. 287 & 289 Westminster Street, Hoppin Homestead Building, Providence, Rhode Island. Large size $3.00 each Small size 50 cts. each." Images of pitchers with Roger Williams landing at Whatcheer rock.
    Dimensions:
    Height:17.625 in x Width:8.125 in
    Subjects:
    Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
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    Call #:
    1980.36.1
    Title:
    Piece of Waistcoat
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1650
    Object type:
    10: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnant; Cloth Fragment
    Materials:
    silk brocade
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Oddly shaped cloth fragment with cream ground wand pinks and greens in floral vines and cream accents. Possibly a piece of a waistcoat.
    Dimensions:
    Height:11.25 in x Width:11 in
    Subjects:
    Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
    Research Notes:
    Piece of embroidered textile stated to be a piece of Roger Williams' waistcoat.
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    Call #:
    1902.3.1
    Title:
    Compass
    Collection type:
    Tools & Equipment
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1630-1683
    Object type:
    5: Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology; Surveying & Navigational T&E; Navigational Equipment; Compass
    Materials:
    brass
    Medium:
    Cast
    Place of production/origin:
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Description:
    Roger William's Compass which is round with screw top, finely engraved, and has a folding sun-vane.
    Dimensions:
    Height:.875 in x Width:2.5 in
    Subjects:
    Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
    Scientific apparatus and instruments

    United Kingdom (UK)
    Research Notes:
    Attached card: Used by Roger Williams on his journey from Massachusetts to Rhode Island.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Sophia Augusta Brown , 1902
    Bibliographic References:
    (MLN grant application 2004.)
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    Call #:
    2006.261.1
    Title:
    Roger Williams' Church
    Collection type:
    Photographs
    Date:
    ca. 1900
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Documentary Artifact; Stereoview
    Materials:
    paper
    Medium:
    photograph, stereoview
    Description:
    View of wooden building with three windows and a door. Printed on front "American Scenery, Salem and Vicinity, Roger Williams' Church." The stereo effect of this image is good.
    Dimensions:
    Height:3 8/16 in x Width:6 15/16 in
    --or--
    Height:8.8 cm x Width:17.6 cm
    Subjects:
    Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
    Salem (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
    Church buildings -- Massachusetts
    Provenance:
    Purchase , 2006-08-15
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    Call #:
    2006.261.2
    Title:
    Stereoview of Roger Williams' House [Salem Witch House], American Scenery, Salem and Vicinity
    Collection type:
    Photographs
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Documentary Artifact; Stereoview
    Materials:
    paper
    Medium:
    photograph, stereoview
    Description:
    View of an old clapboard and shingled house with a center chimney, and two covered stairways. The stereo effect of this image is excellent.
    Dimensions:
    Height:3 8/16 in x Width:7 in
    --or--
    Height:8.8 cm x Width:17.7 cm
    Subjects:
    Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
    Salem (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
    Witchcraft -- New England
    Dwellings -- Massachusetts
    Provenance:
    Purchase , 2006-08-15
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    Call #:
    1874.5.2
    Title:
    Hatchel
    Collection type:
    Tools & Equipment
    Date:
    18th Century
    Object type:
    4: T&E For Materials; Textileworking T&E; Hatchel
    Materials:
    metal, iron
    wood
    Medium:
    Woodworking
    Description:
    One of a pair of hatchels: iron spikes on a wood base with a worked handle
    Dimensions:
    Height:13 in x Width:11.5 in x Depth:6.5 in
    --or--
    Height:33.1 cm x Width:29.3 cm x Depth:16.6cm
    Subjects:
    Williams, Lydia Olney, 1645-1724
    Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
    Williams, Joseph, 1643-1724
    Tools
    Textile crafts
    Rhode Island -- Antiquities
    Research Notes:
    Used by Lydia, daughter of Thomas Olney and wife of Joseph Williams, son of Roger Williams.
    Provenance:
    Gift of William V. Daboll
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    Title:
    Baby Shoes
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Date:
    ca. 1605
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing; Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    Leather
    Medium:
    Leather working
    Description:
    Plain dark brown child's shoes; high, straight cut sides with single tie in front; also two holes on tongue for lace to go through, heavy heels with nails on the bottom.
    Dimensions:
    Height:2 in x Length:4 in
    --or--
    Height:5.1 cm x Length:10.2
    Subjects:
    Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
    Shoes
    Footwear
    Clothing and dress
    Fashion
    Children's clothing

    United Kingdom (UK)
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Hall
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