William Wetmore Story

Portrait photograph of William Wetmore Story

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Title

William Wetmore Story

Description

William Wetmore Story is critical of CC and her circle, Lisa Merrill describes him as Cushman's "adversary" (Merrill, When Romeo Was a Woman, p. 231). He is US consul in Rome before Cushman's nephew Ned Cushman takes over after Lincoln's re-election. Henry James's biography of Story mentions Cushman and the "white marmorean flock."

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Person
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Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

1819-02-12

Birthplace

Salem, Massachusetts

Death Date

1895-10-07
in Vallombrosa, Italy

Nationality

Italian

Occupation

sculptor
poet

Secondary Texts: Comments

He was friends with Harriet Hosmer (Phillips 102).

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Citation

“William Wetmore Story,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed December 3, 2022, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/47.

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