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Rhode Island Broadsides: A Collector’s Perspective
Independent Scholar Russell J. DeSimone will present an illustrated lecture complimenting the exhibit entitled Rhode Island Broadsides: A Collector’s Perspective. Using examples drawn from his private collection, Mr. DeSimone will discuss a diverse range of broadsides that date from the early 19th century through the start of the First World War. Topics will include murder, rebellion, politics, medicine, entertainment and poetry. Presented by the Newport Historical Society and the Redwood Library.
|Where||Colony House Broadway & Washington Sq, Newport, RI 02840|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Who to bring||Everyone|
|Phone||RSVP to 401-841-8770|
|Price||$5 general admission, $1 for NHS Members and Redwood Library Patrons|
More About Colony House
Designed by architect Richard Munday and build between 1736 and 1739, the Colony House is the fourth oldest statehouse in the country that is still standing. Throughout the years, Colony House has served as a hospital, banquet hall and barracks. Today, the house is a museum and historical site maintained by the Newport Historical Society. Seasonal tours are provided and it is available for private events.
Other events here
- A Spectacle of Music Sun, May 26, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm