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Fort Dumpling

Fort Dumpling

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on yellow cardstock; photograph by J. A. Williams; handwritten on verso on label "Fort Dumpling" in pencil; printed on verso "Newport, R.I. / Photographed by J.A. Williams, / No. 2 Downing's Block."; rocks in foreground with small body of water peaking between rocks and far shore; round, stone structure rising on top of hill in background, partially ruined; sailboat with single mast anchored just offshore in midground
Object Name
stereograph
date made
mid-late 1800s
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Conanicut Island, Jamestown
associated place
United States: Rhode Island, Rhode Island, Newport
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0606
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0606
subject
Fortifications
Revolutionary War
Sailing Ships
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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