Emerging Scholars Colloquium in Newport

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Emerging Scholars Colloquium in Collaboration with the Preservation Society of Newport County

February 8, 2020

9:30 am-2:00 pm

Isaac Bell House
70 Perry Street 
Newport, RI 02840

Join us for this special mid-winter speaker series at the historic Isaac Bell House, featuring new research by young scholars. A box lunch is included, as are complimentary visits to various Preservation Society properties. Advance registration is required. Registration and coffee begin at 9:30 am, and the program begins at 10:00 am.

Presentations:

The Ornate Staircase Railing at Marble House: A Unique and Exceptional Reflection of Versailles in Newport
Mathilde Tollet, 2020 PSNC Research Fellow; 2018 M.A., Museology & Conservation, l’Ecole du Louvre, Paris, & Complutense University, Madrid

A Tale of Two Families: An Engraved Tea Service in Antebellum Augusta, Georgia
Kayli Rideout, PhD. Candidate, American Studies, Boston University

Discriminate Doorknobs: An Inventory of Door Hardware at The Breakers and the Delineation of Spaces using Decorative Details
Sébastien Dutton, 2020 PSNC Research Fellow; 2019 M.A., Design Studies & Historic Preservation, Boston Architectural College

Edgefield Stoneware in The Met’s American Wing
Kate Hughes, 2018-2020 Peggy N. Gerry Research Scholar, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; 2014 M.A., Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York

Registration:

To register at the $30 rate for Preservation Society of Newport County and Decorative Arts Trust members, email emarchi@newportmansions.org or call 401.847.1000 ext. 178. 

To register for the $40 general public rate or the $5 student rate, email emarchi@newportmansions.org, call 401.847.1000 ext. 178, or register online.

For more information, see the Preservation Society of Newport County’s website

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