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Gorham Manufacturing Company , 1831-  Shreve, Stanwood & Company ,  American , retailer  George Wilkinson , 1819-1894,  English , designer Sugar Bowl, ca. 1867, Coin silver image from RISD Museum

Gorham Manufacturing Company, 1831-
Shreve, Stanwood & Company, American, retailer
George Wilkinson, 1819-1894, English, designer
Sugar Bowl, ca. 1867, Coin silver
image from RISD Museum

A Weekend in Providence
Providence, RI
Friday, June 21–Sunday, June 23, 2019

Providence Art Club
A lunch and tour in the ca. 1790 Club House of the second-oldest art club in the country and its 1885 Fleur-de-Lys Studio nearby, led by Robert Emlen, University Curator and Senior Lecturer in American Studies, Brown University.

Gorham Company Archive, John Hay Library, Brown University
View highlights from the Gorham Company Archive, featuring thousands of drawings and photographs of Gorham products.

Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Elizabeth Williams, David & Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, will guide us through the comprehensive exhibition Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970.

Clouds Hill
The group will enjoy a private tour, with behind-the-scenes access, of an 1870s Gothic Revival house on the National Register of Historic Places, featuring an Egyptian-themed room among its treasures.

Warren Chair Works and O&G
Designer Jonathan Glatt will guide us on a tour of Warren Chairworks, a Windsor chair manufacturer carrying on the region’s handcrafted tradition, as well as his furniture studio, O&G, which provides a contemporary interpretation of the style.

Gov. Henry Lippitt House Museum for Tour
Carrie Taylor, director, will guide us through this National Historic Landmark, a 30-room Italianate mansion with Renaissance Revival interiors that is one of the best-preserved examples of a Victorian-era home in the USA.