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"'Brief Chronicler of the Times'", Manchester Times, May 14, 1847

1847. Manchester Times - CC said to be ill.pdf
This article reports on Charlotte Cushman's health, stating that she "lies dangerously ill at Chester", after injuring her spine on her journey from Belfast. Credit The British Library Newspapers,Gale Digital Collections

"A Dangerous Party," Portsmouth Inquirer (Ohio), March 11, 1853

1853. Portsmouth Inquirer. Hosmer - Cushman - Hays - Happy Family - Dangerous Party.pdf
The exact same article republished from the Daily Evening Star (Washington DC) from Feb 25, 1853, except the words "a Nice Party" being replaced by "A Dangerous Party." Credit Chronicling America Historic American Newspapers

"A Dish of Italian Scandal," Chicago Tribune, Oct 18, 1872

1872. Chicago_Tribune_Fri__Oct_18. Italian Scandal.pdf
This reprint of a Boston Adertiser Letter by Brewster recounts a quarrel between the Saxon Duchess Marguerite and King Victor Emmanuel. Credit

"A Friend in Need," Missouri Republican, April 20, 1873

1873. Missouri Republican. Friend in Need.pdf
An anonymous author remembers reading Greenwood's "Book of Sketches" on a trip and praises her more recent letters written in California for the New York Times. Credit

"A Gallant Army of Famous Spinsters," Daily Picayne, June 2, 1895

1895. Daily Picayne. Gallant Army of Famous Spinsters - Hosmer - Cushman.Pdf
The article strives for a change of labels used for unmarried, successful women. They have been called 'old maids' but the authors makes a case for the term "women bachelors." Harriet Hosmer is mentioned as a prominent example and Charlotte Cushman…

"A Nice Party," Daily Evening Star, Washington DC, Feb 25, 1853

1853. Daily Evening Star. Hosmer- Cushman- Hays - Happy Family.pdf
The article describes Charlotte Cushman, Grace Greenwood, Matilda Hays, and Harriet Hosmer as a "Happy Family" living in Rome. Credit Chronicling America Historic American Newspapers

"A Real Romeo", Northern Star, Jan 9, 1847

1847. Northern Star, A Real Romeo, Jan 9, p. 3.pdf
This short entry reports on Susan Cushman's romantic attachment to a young Englishman from Liverpool. Credit NCSE: Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition

"Actresses Unhappy Wives," Port Jervis Evening Gazette, Oct 15, 1870

AHB on CC Unhappy Wives.pdf
The article is based on the anonymous author's knowledge of Charlotte Cushman and deems Cushman to be "satisfied" with her husbandless condition of "virginity." Credit NewspaperArchive

"All Sorts," Indiana State Sentinel, March 6, 1878

1878. Indiana State Sentinel. Stebbins Cushman Companion.pdf
The article announces that Stebbins's biography about Charlotte Cushman will soon be published. The journalist describes Stebbins as "the intimate companion and trusted confidant of the great actress." Credit Readex: America's Historical…

"All the Books," Godey's Lady's Book, [Oct] 1892 to Feb 1894

All the Books.pdf
"All the Books" is a column in Godey's Lady's Book in which American author and journalist John Habberton recounts his newest book recommendations, complete with summaries, information about the authors, and short critiques. His recommendations cover…

"America", Preston Chronicle and Lancashire Advertiser, Oct 13, 1849

1849. Preston Chronicle. Cook with CC in US.pdf
This short entry, from the section in the newspaper about America, reports that Eliza Cook is visiting the United States with Charlotte Cushman. Credit The British Library Newspapers,Gale Digital Collections

"American Artists in Rome," Boston Daily Evening Transcript, July 3, 1869

1869. Boston Daily Evening Transcript. American Artists in Rome.pdf
The reprint from the Philadelphia Bulletin gives insights into the expatriate community of American artists living and working in Rome. It relies on Brewster's own observations and hearsay. Credit

"American Artists in Rome," Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, Feb 1869

1869. Lippincott. American Artists in Rome.pdf
The article starts with a graphic description of the Piazza di Spagna in a first-person plural narrative. It further includes passages on pieces of art in the studios that Brewster visited, buyers of portraits, reasons for purchases, the historical…

"American Artists in Rome," Washington Union, March 26, 1853

1853. The_Washington_Union. American Artists in Rome.pdf
The Washington Union reprints part of a Greenwood article for the National Era. At the end, a passage on Gibson and Hosmer is added, which is transcribed here. Credit

"American Artists in Rome," Mineral Point Tribune, July 20, 1871

1871 American artists in Rome.pdf
This reprint from the Boston Advertiser informs the public about the travels of American artists living in Rome. More reprints of this article can be found here, for instance. Credit Chronicling America

"Amusements", Bristol Mercury and Western Counties Advertiser, Feb 24, 1855

1855. Bristol Mercury. Announcements.pdf
This is a list of announcements about Charlotte Cushman performing at the Theatre-Royal in Bristol for three nights, each a different role. Credit The British Library Newspapers,Gale Digital Collections

"An Episode in Virginia," Boston Herald, Jul 25, 1897

An account of an "exciting" incident during her time in Brandy and Culpepper, Virginia, written by Lillian A. Lewis. Credit Boston Public Library

"Angelic American Females Radiating at Rome," Daily Journal of Commerce, June 1, 1871

1871. Daily Journal of Commerce. Females at Rome.pdf
The article recounts a studio reception of the artist Healy from Brewster's perspective. Credit

"Art and Artists," Boston Evening Transcript, May 22, 1876

1876. Boston_Evening_Transcript. Art and Artists.pdf
The reprint of a Brewster article in the Phildelphia Bulletin describes Alma Tadema's studio in Rome. Credit

"California", Jackson's Oxford Journal, Aug 30, 1851

1851. Jacksons Oxford Journal. Rumor Male Attire.pdf
This is a short entry under news from America reports on the rumours that Charlotte Cushman has "adopted male attire" permanently. Credit The British Library Newspapers,Gale Digital Collections