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Newport Harbor Pill Box and Mirror


Round hand pill box measuring about 3" that is divided in three sections when open.  Pill box features a mirror on the inside.

Nicholson, a self-taught painter, immigrated to Newport from Scotland and worked as a master joiner on several summer cottages. This image of Newport Harbor beautifully illustrates a typical day in Newport's working waterfront of in the late 1800's, including the Eolus, a steamship which brought thousands of visitors to this city on the sea.