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Charlotte Saunders Cushman (1816-1876)

Object Number: 
1942.315
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 5/8 x 10 x 8 in. ( 37.1 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: metal plate on back: "CHARLOTTE CUSHMAN/COPYRIGHT SECURED BY/DAVID RICHARDS. CHICAGO ILL" inscribed: on bottom of base in pencil: "$25.00" inscribed: under proper left shoulder in crayon or charcoal: "71/1841" inscribed: on bottom of b
Description: 
Portrait bust.
Gallery Label: 
Charlotte Cushman was recognized in the mid-1800s as the leading tragic and melodramatic actress of the American stage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group