Emma Crow Cushman

Emma Crow and Charlotte Cushman
Emma Crow Cushman

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Title

Emma Crow Cushman

Subject

Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920

Description

Emma Crow meets Charlotte Cushman at the beginning of 1858 and shares a long-term, intimate relationship with her. Meanwhile, she marries Ned Cushman on April 3, 1861. In May 1862, her first pregnancy ("little Charlotte") ends in miscarriage.

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Person
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Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

1839-04-03

Death Date

1920-09-15

Occupation

writer

Birth Name

Crow

Secondary Texts: Comments

For her relationship with Charlotte Cushman, see Omeka entry on Charlotte Cushman
"In June 1867 Emma gave birth to Allerton Seward Cushman, named in part for his statesman godfather [William H Seward who made Emma's husband Ned Cushman US consul in Rome]. Charlotte was thrilled to be at the center of it all." (Merrill, When Romeo Was a Woman 234).

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“Emma Crow Cushman,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed December 7, 2022, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/6.

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