William & Jaclyn Egan Research Fellows Lectures
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
The Kingscote Chitarrone and Stanford White’s Musical Legacy
Byron Pillow, PSNC Research Fellow
Stanford White was an innovator in the use of musical instruments as decorative elements. Learn about the history of the chitarrone White installed in the dining room at Kingscote in1881 and the conservation initiative which will see it returned to its original setting this summer.
Newporters’ Sense of Identity and Place Reflected in Their Perspectives in the 1890s
Jason Lilienthal, PSNC Research Fellow
Explore the perspectives, opinions, and beliefs of Newport residents in the 1890s through new research into community issues of the period.
Advance ticket purchase required. Preservation Society members free, general public $5.
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