Notes identical page numbers exist due to two separate volumes. Victorian needlepoint designs from godeys ladys book and petersons magazine by rita weiss and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Our fashion plate, according to the publisher and editor l. Theres an antique store right down the street from my house and already ive found two big thick books, one dated 1866 and the other, 1878.
Above is a handcolored steelplate engraving from the jan 1857 issue v. No photocopy service is provided with this index other than interlibrary loan. The picture on the left is an example of an illustration for a consolation story in godeys ladys book. Godeys ladys book and magazine, was a united states magazine which was published in philadelphia. Sarah hale and godeys ladys book radford university. It was also known as godeys magazine, using that name exclusively in its last few years. Literary and pictorial, devoted to american enterprise, american writers and american artists. Godeys ladys book womens magazine that focused on trivial subjects such as fashion, shopping, and homemaking advice. Today i am sharing the patchwork and quilting patterns presented to their subscribers that year. Below are all the fashion plates from the october 1883 godeys ladys book, bijou edition. In the 1860s godeys considered itself the queen of monthlies. The resilla, forms a light and graceful covering for the head while it shades the neck netting pattern, 1860. Godeys ladys book welcome to one of the most popular.
He designed his monthly magazine specifically to attract the growing audience of literate american women. Godey founded the ladys book in 1830, in philadelphia, pa. Where one finds one of those at short notice and on a budget she doesnt say. Godeys ladys book 18301898 university of michigan library. Godeys ladys book, american publication that, from 1830 to 1898, pioneered a format still employed by magazines devoted to womens issues louis a. The bijou edition is a sample issue and one quarter the size of a regular issue. In 1839, he merged it with the ladies magazine of boston, retaining the capable editorial hand of mrs.
Godey, a publisher and former newspaper editor, established his magazine in 1830 in philadelphia, pennsylvania. This digitized and searchable database of the magazine allows fulltext retrieval and includes handcolored fashion plates and illustrations. Godeys ladys book, american publication that, from 1830 to 1898, pioneered a format still employed by magazines devoted to womens issues. Hale, godeys was among the first and most successful american womens magazines. Work department godeys ladys book featured various. Muntz library at the university of texas at tyler holds microfilm for godeys ladys book for 18401892 and for godeys magazine for 18921898. Godeys ladys book louis antoine godey began publishing godeys ladys book in 1830. 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. Editor see all 5 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The magazine was intended to entertain, inform, and educate the women of america.
Encyclopedia of greater philadelphia godeys ladys book. Godeys ladys book and magazine todays quilting pattern comes from a godeys ladys book and magazine published in america in the 19th century for women. It was the most widely circulated magazine in the period before the civil war. During the first six years of its existence, it included mainly articles clipped from british womens magazines. Each issue included fiction, nonfiction, poetry, advice on interior decorating, fashion and domestic arts, instructions for needlework and handicrafts, and music. Godey s lady s book 1857 sunbonnet tutorial another pioneer bonnet pattern for more sizes, see this link. This fully searchable and browsable online archive contains the full run of godeys ladys book and includes all of its color plates. Godeys ladys book instructs on side saddle riding, 1862. It is edited by lily may spaulding and john spaulding. Publication date 1840 topics women, american literature, costume, arts publisher philadelphia, pa.
Each monthly issue has a colored plate from an ongoing series labeled godeys unrivaled colored fashions that showcase contemporary womens styles, an embroidery. Godeys ladys book, 18301898 cleveland museum of art. Godeys ladys book 1866 louisa may alcott is my passion. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. The project gutenberg ebook of godeys ladys book, by various this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the united states and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Civil war recipes, receipts from the pages of godeys ladys book this is a great little historical cookbook. One of the early commercial manufacturers of the palmer patent was madame demorest, a new york dressmaker. Below is one of the beautiful fashion plates included in these books. One of hales early observations, before she joined with godey, concerned her belief that much of what men had called an inferiority of womens minds was the result of what women were taught to do. 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. See more ideas about fashion plates, victorian fashion and fashion. She advertised her fairy sewing machine in godeys ladys book, vol.
In the first place it will attract attention from its diminutive, fairylike size, and with the same ease with which it can be carried, an important matter to a seamstress or dressmaker. Godeys ladys book archives vintage crafts and more. Godeys ladys book victorian ephemera lot 4 handtinted fashion plates 18491860s, 1 complete magazine 1890 victorian fashion, lifestyle. Internet archive bookreader godeys ladys book 1862 jan june.
This pen wiper is beaded and uses what the pattern calls crossstitch. Godeys ladys book archives university of pennsylvania. The name of the magazine was then changed to godeys ladys book, and under that name it continued until 1892, when the name became simply godeys magazine. Godeys ladys book was an american womens magazine published in the 19th century. Of course this author assumes all female riding experiences begin and end with a groom. Founded in philadelphia in 1830 by louis antoine godey 18041878 and edited for four decades by sarah josepha hale 17881879, the. What was the 19th century equivalent of the ladies home journal. Godeys ladys book magazine was intended to entertain, inform and educate the women of america.
Sarah hale and godeys ladys book and magazine sarah hale biographical facts. Godeys ladys book 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. Editors table the following are all the excerpts related to thanksgiving from 1860, 1859, 1858, 1857, and october 1855. Godeys ladys book philadelphia, pa edgar allan poe. In addition to extensive fashion descriptions and plates, the early issues included biographical sketches, articles about mineralogy, handcrafts, female costume, the dance, equestrienne procedures, health and hygiene, recipes and remedies and the like. Most major libraries include backfiles of godeys either in bound volumes or in microfilm. Godey, contains six figures, about treble the number given by any of our contemporaries, and it is now generally conceded that they surpass all others. The first successful womens magazine and most widely circulated magazine in the antebellum united states, godeys ladys book offered fashion illustrations and advice, literary pieces, and articles on current events and popular culture. Selected images from godeys ladys book published beginning in 1830 by louis a.
By the 1860s, godeys considered itself the queen of monthlies. Godeys also came to be known as an important literary magazine and included contributions by authors such as stowe, hawthorne, poe, and longfellow. Civil war recipes, receipts from the pages of godeys. Download this page pdf download left page pdf download right page pdf download whole book pdf partner login required text only views. A scan of the illustration and instructions is included in the appendix. Godeys ladys book january 1850 leather bound january 1, 1850 by louis a.
Godeys ladys 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. It contained articles on fashion along with elaborate fashion plates, some of which were in color, housekeeping hints, tips on caring for the sick, the latest receipts for foods and beverages of all sorts, and a generous supply of stories and poems. Editors table the following are all the excerpts related to thanksgiving from 1860, missing the volume for 1856. Things that a domestic wife would be interested in. Godeys ladys book, in an 1862 edition covers it as in every other topic indispensable to females. They have included a wide sampling of recipes from the civil war that were from godeys ladys book. Godeys ladys book for 1851 called itself the book of the nation. Godeys ladys book might be described as the nineteenth centurys equivalent of good housekeeping.1196 1092 487 676 1487 964 788 403 1597 525 1600 242 521 256 13 617 244 1364 1314 956 373 803 583 445 354 918 781 167 1051 525 300 990 653 1004 340 438 568 43 1020 708 649 1296 757 233 548 1338