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  • Racetrack Tout Trade Figure [Object]

    Possibly carved by Charles Parker Dowler of Providence, Rhode Island, this type of swaggering caricature was popular with tobacconists. In catalogues, this model was sometimes known as ‘The Dude’ –...

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  • Piano [Object]

    This piano was presented to Ann Eliza Ferris on her 18th birthday by her parents, James and Sarah Oakley Ferris. 'The fine workmanship of its case suggests that this may...

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  • Silver parcel gilt and chaplevé enamelled coffee cups [Object]

    These coffee cups are part of a large dinner service that was made for Mr. John William Mackay and his wife, Marie Louise Hungerford. The half ton of silver used...

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  • Weathervane Indian [Object]

    Indian with bow and arrow weathervane. Depictions of Native American archers, with extended bows, were popular designs for weathervanes in the later nineteenth century. The point of the cocked...

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  • General Sir Henry Clinton [Object]

    Sir Henry Clinton, British officer and diplomat, was born in Newfoundland and educated in Britain. He distinguished himself along with Generals William Howe and John Burgoyne at the Battle of...

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  • Silver gilt pie knife [Object]

    Silver gilt pie knife from a large dinner service which was made for Mr. John William Mackay and his wife, Marie Louise Hungerford. The half ton of silver used for...

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