University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections

Sealed tunnel in the Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1948-1970

1948-1970PrintmonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Alternate title:Sealed tunnel in the Touro Synagogue, Newport, R. I.
Summary:Sealed tunnel in the Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1948-1970. Caption reads: "A striking feature of the synagogue is the underground passage which starts beneath the reading desk and goes off towards the street. Many suggestions have been advanced as to the origin and function of this passage."
Provider:Society of Friends of Touro Synagogue
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Rhode Island
Place of origin – Settlement:Newport
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Rhode Island
Geographical subject – Settlement:Newport
Topical subjects:Synagogues
Touro Synagogue (Newport, R.I.)
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the University of Maryland Libraries at