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Hale edited godeys ladys magazine for four decades. We forgivably tend to have a collective image of the famous womens magazine, godey. The magazine was intended to entertain, inform, and educate the women of america. Including 8 plates in full color dover fashion and costumes by stella blum 4. Godey s lady s book was perhaps the premier lady s publication of the nineteenth century. Hales contributions to the cause of female education ultimately provided the means for women to enter and to compete in the public sphere. Each issue included fiction, nonfiction, poetry, advice on interior decorating, fashion and domestic arts, instructions for needlework and handicrafts, and music. Godeys ladys book at the outbreak of the civil war, godey s lady s book was the most successful womens magazine in the united states, with a circulation of 150,000, and an estimated readership of a. Christmas menu 1890 from godeys ladys book cynthia d. Each monthly issue has a colored plate from an ongoing series labeled godey s unrivaled colored fashions that showcase contemporary womens styles, an embroidery pattern that is. Godey was born to two poor french immigrant parents and had no formal education as a child. As editor of the congregationalist, the quarterly magazine of american congregationalism, i am wondering about the possibility of acquiring a highresolution jpeg of the vintage christmas postcard heading the 121908 post christmas menu 1890 from godeys ladys book and permission for onetime use to illustrate a christmas article in our december 2009 issue. Vintage lot of 4 godey s fashions gold wood framed prints 1866. Godey will send any one or all the books in question at the prices named below.

The circulation, largely due to its popular colored fashion plates, increased to 150,000 a month. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library. Sarah hale and godeys ladys book radford university. He designed his monthly magazine specifically to attract the growing audience of literate american women. Sarah hale and her godeys ladys book emphasized that a womans primary place should be in the home as an example of morality and virtue to her family. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. In philadelphia in 1830 louis antoine godey 18041878 commenced the publication of godeys ladys book which he designed specifically to attract the growing audience of american women. Godey, was by far the most popular womens periodical of its day. The magazine was intended to entertain, inform and educate the women of america. Victorian alphabets, monograms and names for needleworkers. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search.

Contents in overall good condition with minor foxing and occasional light stains. Godeys ladys book was an american womens magazine published in the 19th century. The ladys book was to become the alpha and omega of the world of womens rights, fashion, etiquette, and cookery. Godeys ladys book, alternatively known as godeys magazine and ladys book, was an american womens magazine that was published in philadelphia from. In 1836 godey purchased the bostonbased american ladies magazine which he merged with his own publication. The first successful womens magazine and most widely circulated magazine in the antebellum united states, godeys ladys book offered fashion illustrations. Godeys ladys book was founded by louis antoine godey as a publication to inform, entertain, and educate the american woman.

See more ideas about lady, fashion plates and civil war fashion. Godeys ladys book, alternatively known as godeys magazine and ladys book, was an american womens magazine that was published in philadelphia from 1830 to 1878. Given the popularity of the magazine 150,000 subscribers, it seems likely that the fashion plates tell us a lot about women. The godey s lady s book receipts and household hints. Godeys ladys book, american publication that, from 1830 to 1898, pioneered a format still employed by magazines devoted to womens issues. We have at length come to the bridal costume itself, after having dispatched all preliminaries, and, like the man at the panorama, when the next object of interest is approaching, we now exclaim, in exulting tones. Godey, in the january 1850 edi tion of godey s lady s book, called his l. The entire run of godey s lady s book, in full text and with color plates, from 18301898. The most common godey ladys book material is fabric. All hallows eve explained in godeys ladys book in 1873. Hale was born in new hampshire and has success publishing books in her early career in boston.

Godey made publishing history when he chose as the magazines editor, the widowed mrs. Godey s lady s book sheet music a full piece of sheet music was a regular feature of the lady s book. Hale, godeys was among the first and most successful american womens. Sarah jane hale, godey s lady s book, 1862 she was speaking, in this article, of the children, dressed here as fashion statements but presented by godey s as symbols of our greatest hope in the future. Godeys ladys book archives university of pennsylvania.

Godeys ladys book welcome to one of the most popular. It was also known as godeys magazine, using that name exclusively in its last few years. Sarah hale and the construction of sentimental nationalism joseph michael sommers ouis a. Godeys ladys book louis antoine godey began publishing godeys ladys book in 1830. Januarydecember 1865 bound volume godey s lady s book and magazine. Make offer antique print,color plate,4 figs, godeys ladys book,1840 original godey s fashion. Notes on some pages, the text is cut off because it runs into the binding of the book. Godeys ladys book encyclopedia of greater philadelphia.

Polkas, ballads, and waltzes were all popular during this period. Hale, godeys was among the first and most successful american womens magazines. Genesis of godey s lady s book by lawrence martin, published in the new england quarterly in 1928. Godeys ladys book, 18301898 founded in 1830 by louis a. Origins of godeys ladys magazine the history of the book. Make offer vintage lot of 4 godey s fashions gold wood framed prints 1866. Godey s lady s book aug, 1849 fashion etiquette of trousseau. The circulation, largely due to its popular colored fashion plates, increased to 150,000 a. Main content use access key 5 to view full text ocr mode.

He work as editor went beyond popularizing the magazine. Under the enterprising godey as publisher and sarah josepha hale as editor, godeys ladys book, as it was soon called, was to gain, over the next forty years, 150,000 subscribers, an astounding total for a womens publication in the middle isoos. Together with its rivals grahams magazine, petersons and a host of other lesser known efforts, the ladys magazine begun by louis a. Godey s lady s book and magazine, was a united states magazine which was published in philadelphia. Godey s lady s book was the chief financial success among the philadelphia magazines, and, after the port folio a political and literary journalmagazine, enlisted the services of the greatest number of the best writers. Publication date 1840 topics women, american literature, costume, arts publisher philadelphia, pa. It was the most widely circulated magazine in the period before the civil war. Unfollow godey s lady s book to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Its circulation rose from 70,000 in the 1840s to 150,000 in 1860. Godey, godeys ladys book, was one of the most popular and longlived womens magazines.

The complete godeys ladys book 18301896 accessible archives. Godey, a publisher and former newspaper editor, established his magazine in 1830 in philadelphia, pennsylvania. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. Godey s lady s book 1857 sunbonnet tutorial another pioneer bonnet pattern for more sizes, see this link. With little competition and the support of loyal subscribers, godey s lady s book enjoyed immense popularity shortly after its inception in 1830 and went on to become an institution and a leading fashion oracle until the late 1860s, when other periodicals began to make inroads into the godey s readership. Edgar allan poes writings in godeys ladys book the volumes of godeys ladys book followed the usual approach of two volumes each year, with. He came of age working for publications in new york, and then in philadelphia. Together with its rivals grahams magazine, petersons and a host of other lesserknown efforts, the ladys magazine begun by louis a. Sarah josepha hale, and in july 1830 together they set out. In the 1850s its circulation ranged between 70,000 and 150,000 copies every month. Godeys ladys book, 18301898 cleveland museum of art. She influence godey into creating a platform for womens interests and fostered traditions with a lasting impact on american culture.

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