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ArtistThompson, Thomas (British, 1776-1852)
DateJune 1843
Dimensions14 7/8" x 9 3/8"

Catalog NumberDC288
Location Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building, Room 10


Five drawings of Newport waterfront with numerous pencil notes; top down as artist labeled: [a.] "Newport Rhode Island as seen from the Meadows adjoining the C Factory. Coddington Co Factory June 1843 [or 5]" "No 1"; [b.] "Entrance to the Harbor" "Long Wharf- old board Warehouses" "Swamp G___"; [c.] "Island opposite of Town" "These two with the projecting Long Wharf make 3 sides of the harbor"; [d.] "Part of Newport harbor from the Old Fort" "No 2"; [e.] "Part of Newport harbor seen from Long Wharf."

Drawings numbered but not consecutively; heavy paper with two burn-holes upper left & folded upper right corner; pencil notes dim, some illegible. Below drawing [c.] is a horizontal double line, but not above, seeming relating to Thompson's numbers; another double line separates drawings [d.] and [e.]