Mary Howitt

Portrait engraving of Mary Howitt

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Title

Mary Howitt

Subject

Howitt, Mary, 1799-1888

Description

Charlotte Cushman and Mary Howitt become friends at an early stage of Cushman's career in England. Mary writes an autobiography and a journal. In 1846, she publishes her article on the Cushman sisters, which is titled "The Miss Cushmans."
Additionally, she also writes about Charlotte Cushman and Eliza Cook. Among others, Howitt, writes for and edits the People's Journal.
Cushman writes letters to her mother about her popularity and reputation after meeting Howitt and her social circle in England.

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Reference
Person

Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

1799-03-12

Birthplace

Coleford, in the Forest of Dean

Death Date

1888

Nationality

British

Occupation

writer
journalist
poet
editor

Secondary Texts: Comments

Merrill states that Howitt introduced Charlotte Cushman to Geraldine Jewsbury and other women writers which proved to be a useful network for Cushman (138-140).

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Citation

“Mary Howitt,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed September 28, 2022, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/32.

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