Watch Papers Collection

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  • Tags: Rhode Island

Seth Gifford, watch & clock maker, no. 43 Cheapside, Providence, R.I.

Watch paper with decorative border.

Inscribed on verso: Josiah Colgate?

David Brown Pawtucket, R.I. Watch furniture, jewelry &c.

Engraved watch paper with a sign hanging outside of a building with a pocket watch at top. Has beaded borders.

All kinds of watches & clocks repaired by James Fales N.Port, R.I. Nautical instruments repaired and adjusted.

Engraved watch paper with image of a woman holding a pole with a liberty cap on it sitting on a rock by the sea shore. A ship is seen in the distance.6 cm. diameterInscribed on verso: Mon Nov. [illegible]

Payton Dana watch maker Providence

Includes image of a woman sitting in a chair or carriage holding a pocket watch in her proper right hand.

5.5 cm. diameter

Anonymous watch paper.

Manuscript. Text around center reads "Henry J. Hail’s Watch, address, and "March 10, 1824." Center is illegible. Stained. Small part of side torn away. On paper.

David B. Warren watch paper.

Line-engraving. Large seated cherub holding large watch inside of which reads watchmaker name and address. Foliage below cherub. Lined border within which reads "Watches & Clocks repaired & Warranted," and "Cutlery, Jewelry & Fancy [Goods]." Part of…

Benjamin H. Tisdale watch paper.

Thames Street, Newport, RI.
Line-engraving, signed by "W.D. Terry, Sc." Standing woman holding scales in her proper right hand, watch in her proper left, surrounded by foliage. Ship in background on left. Ornamental border of small circles, words…

Franklin Richmond watch paper.

Market Street, Providence, RI.
Line-engraving, signed by "Hamlin." Lined border. Part of "R" in watchmaker’s surname missing due to hole. On paper.

Thomas Perry watch paper.

Line-engraving, signed by "Whitney." Seated woman, surrounded by foliage, holding small watch in her proper left hand. Winged hourglass in background on left. Lined and ornamental border of small circles. On paper.

Pardon Miller watch paper.

No. 47 Cheap Side, Providence.
Line-engraving. Eagle with outstretched wings, stars above his head, holding in beak banner that reads "Watches & Jewelry," and perched on oval that reads watchmaker name and "Providence." Above watchmaker name is…