Gemmer, Caroline M. (F)

Surname: Gemmer
Forename(s): Caroline Maria
Poet and anti-vivisectionist. Alternative signature: C. M. Gemmer. Pseudonym Gerda Fay. Married to Walter Gemmer. Lived in Norwich, Norfolk. Friend of Christina Rossetti, with whom she visited as well as corresponded from 1870 to 1894. Publications include Lyrics and Idylls (1861), Children of the Sun (1869), Baby-Land; or, Pretty Rhymes for the Little Ones (1877), and Fidelis, and Other Poems (1897). Published poetry in Animal World: An Advocate of Humanity Biographical information: Reilly, Mid-Victorian Poetry, p. 181; Antony H. Harrison (ed.), The Letters of Christina Rossetti, vol. 1 (Charlottesville and London: The University Press of Virginia, 1997), pp. 237, 406, 415 (CC, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Sunrise and Sunset 1876-05 The Argosy Poet 16386
Exiled 1876-06 The Argosy Poet 16389
Memory 1877-03 The Argosy Poet 16407
Bitter Words 1877-09 The Argosy Poet 16419
Too Late 1878-09 The Argosy Poet 16439
Dutch Pictures 1879 Good Words Poet 2769
A Reverie 1879-04 The Argosy Poet 16453
Looking Back 1880-04 The Argosy Poet 16475