Godey s lady s book and magazine, january 1863 godey s on. Godey s fashionfebruary 1863 figurine sitzendorf germany. Godeys ladys book instructs on side saddle riding, 1862. Capewell and kimmel godeys fashions for april 1863. The magazine was founded by louis godey and received its widest circulation under the leadership of sarah josepha hale who was editor from 1837 thru 1877. Group of nativists antiimmigrants who were sworn to a strict code of secrecy. Civil war recipes, receipts from the pages of godeys. In the 1860s godey s considered itself the queen of monthlies. Notes identical page numbers exist due to two separate volumes. He designed his monthly magazine specifically to attract the growing audience of literate american women.
How the mother of thanksgiving lobbied abraham lincoln to. In the historical society library and archives we have copies of godey s lady s book and magazine dating from 1858 to 1870 and petersonsmagazine from 1863 to 1877. According to the december 1863 edition of godey s lady s book. Then she declares that the feasting of thanksgiving is a copy of the feasting god commanded to us on his holy days. How the mother of thanksgiving lobbied abraham lincoln. 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. Day dress from godeys ladys book 18601864 table of contents. Godey s lady s book was an american women s magazine published in the 19th century. Godey, godey s lady s book, was one of the most popular and longlived women s magazines. Godeys ladys book simple english wikipedia, the free. She advertised her fairy sewing machine in godey s lady s book, vol. Godey s magazine, volumes 6263 library of american civilization.
Almost every issue also included an illustration and pattern with. The london lady s magazine contained stories, poetry, historical pieces, book notices, and such embellishments as plates, costume designs and patterns. Godeys ladys book history resources university of texas. Capewell and kimmel godeys fashions for april 1863 godeys. The first successful womens magazine and most widely circulated magazine in the antebellum united states, godey s lady s book offered fashion illustrations and advice, literary pieces, and articles on current events and popular culture. Godeys ladys book aug, 1849 fashion etiquette of trousseau. American cookery american antiquarian cookbook collection amelia simmons. It was also known as godey s magazine, using that name exclusively in its last few years. Godey s is best known for the handtinted fashion plate, which appears at the start of each issue and provides a record of the progression of womens dress. Download this page pdf download left page pdf download right page pdf download whole book pdf partner login required text only views. Godey s lady s book was an american womens magazine published in the 19th century. 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.
Godeys ladys book also contained a vast reservoir of handsome illustrations which included handcolored fashion plates, mezzotints, engravings, woodcuts, and ultimately, chromolithographs. Receipts from the pages of godey s lady s book lily may spaulding. It was the most widely circulated magazine in the period before the civil war. Godey s lady s book was the most popular magazine for women in the 19th century. Jul 26, 2014 wife wanted missouri, godey s lady s book lends cupid a hand with footnotes the ladies tea war from a feminine perspective. Godeys ladys book july 1863 illus wguide kindle edition by godey, louis a download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Fort henry and at shiloh, and again in the summer of 1863 after the. Selected images from godey s lady s book published beginning in 1830 by louis a. Godeys ladys book was first published in 1830 and quickly became the first successful american journal for women. Most importantly, sarah josepha hale 17881879 became the new editor of godeys ladys book. Godey s lady s book and magazine, july, 1863, volume lxvii, volume 67, philadelphia, louis a. Godey s lady s book began in 1830 as the lady s book.
Things that a domestic wife would be interested in. Susan baileys new book is part of a series called literary portals to prayer. In 1837, she was offered the editorship of godeys lady book, where she. This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Lincoln not pilgrims responsible for thanksgiving holiday. You just cant see it for all the terrific, era fashion. Godey s had a section called work department and other areas called novelties, embroidery and fashions. Of course this author assumes all female riding experiences begin and end with a groom. Godey s lady s 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. Wooden mom mother music box for jewelry or keepsakes. This month november is the ninth in order in the old roman calendar, as established by. Notes on some pages, the text is cut off because it runs into the binding of the book. Each of these sections of the magazine had ideas, patterns or. The first thanksgiving, 1621a holiday once again an eager advocate sarah josepha hale was the editor of godey s lady s book, an american womens magazine that was published in philadelphia from 1830 to 1878.
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. Encyclopedia of greater philadelphia godeys ladys book. Godeys ladys book at the outbreak of the civil war, godeys ladys book was the most successful womens magazine in the united states, with a circulation of 150,000, and an estimated readership of a million persons. Godey s lady s book, in an 1862 edition covers it as in every other topic indispensable to females. Alice amelia asked basque beautiful better blue bonnet braid bright brown buttonhole stitch chain chain stitch child cold color cream of tartar crochet dark dear door dress edge eggs emily eyes face fashion fastened father flour flowers friends front geordie girl give godey s lady s book green hair half hand happy head heart heath helen hour. However, the holiday was observed on different days in each state. In the 1850s its circulation ranged between 70,000 and 150,000 copies every month. In 1845, louis godey began ing each issue to prevent other magazine and newspaper editors from pirating texts. Sarah hale was widow with five, when hired by louis godey to bring his lady s book into the er, 19th century. Godey patterned his first magazine, then, on these and the annual gift books. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading godeys ladys book july 1863 illus wguide. Victorian needlepoint designs from godey s lady s book and petersons magazine by rita weiss and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Feb 16, 2005 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg.
Godeys ladys book, 18301898 cleveland museum of art. Godeys ladys book online sources the ladies tea war. Godeys ladys book and magazine, july, 1863, volume lxvii, volume 67, philadelphia, louis a. More information on about the bookreader report a problem. Day dress from godey s lady s book 18601864 table of contents. Sarah josepha hale, editor of godeys ladys book, provided the. Godey and hale became a force majeure in american publishing and.
We stayed at home stayathome activities calendar of events. What was the 19th century equivalent of the ladies home journal. Godeys ladys book 1866 louisa may alcott is my passion. Victorian needlepoint designs from godey s lady s book and peterson s magazine by rita weiss and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The magazine was intended to entertain, inform, and educate the women of america. Hale, godey s was among the first and most successful american women s magazines. 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 million persons. The circulation, largely due to its popular colored fashion plates, increased to 150,000 a month. This digitized and searchable database of the magazine allows fulltext retrieval and includes handcolored fashion plates and illustrations. Jul 06, 2018 snipped from an era godey s, sorry, forgot which year 1863. Godeys ladys book archives university of pennsylvania. Work department godeys ladys book featured various. Hales tutelage the magazine flourished, reaching a precivil war circulation of 150,000.
Free download, borrow, and streaming victorian era fashion book and magazine the borrowers archive lady sketches books internet free. Below are all the fashion plates from the october 1883 godey s lady s book, bijou edition. The complete godeys ladys book 18301896 accessible archives. In 1836 godey purchased the bostonbased american ladies magazine which he merged with his own publication. 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. Sarah jane hale, godeys ladys book, 1862 she was speaking, in this article. Where one finds one of those at short notice and on a budget she doesnt say. Thursday the 26th of november 1863 as the day of thanksgiving for the people of the. Hale brought substance to the magazine, and wrote frequently about the notion of womens sphere. Founded in philadelphia in 1830 by louis antoine godey 18041878 and edited for four decades by sarah josepha hale 17881879, the magazine provided. One of the many novelties in nets of 1863 were those made of leather. Internet archive bookreader godey s lady s book 1862 jan june.
The bijou edition is a sample issue and one quarter the size of a regular issue. Godey, a publisher and former newspaper editor, established his magazine in 1830 in philadelphia, pennsylvania. Godey, godey s lady s book, was one of the most popular and longlived womens magazines. Godey s lady s book was a 19thcentury american monthly women s magazine. Godey s lady s book magazine was intended to entertain, inform and educate the women of america. Its circulation rose from 70,000 in the 1840s to 150,000 in 1860. Each issue included fiction, nonfiction, poetry, advice on interior decorating, fashion and domestic arts, instructions for needlework and handicrafts, and music. In the historical society library and archives we have copies of godeys ladys book and magazine dating from 1858 to 1870 and petersonsmagazine from 1863 to 1877. During the first six years of its existence, it included mainly articles clipped from british womens magazines and hand. Godey, sarah josepha hale, 104 pages including covers addeddate 20110409 15. 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. In fact, president abraham lincoln established the holiday in 1863 as a. Godeys ladys book louis antoine godey began publishing godeys ladys book in 1830. But like many women novelists whose lives would follow a similar pattern in coming generations, sarah josepha hale had a quite different future in store.
Godeys ladys book welcome to one of the most popular. One of the early commercial manufacturers of the palmer patent was madame demorest, a new york dressmaker. In 1837, she was offered the editorship of godey s lady book, where she would remain for more than 40 years, shepherding the magazine to a circulation of more than 150,000 by the eve of the. Calendars online and print friendly for any year and month. Godey s lady s book was first published in 1830 and quickly became the first successful american journal for women. This fashion print is one of the large double page foldout plates the 19th century magazine included to depict the latest and most fashionable dresses, hats, and various other articles of. Indeed much of the content was lifted directly from these competitors, a common practise of the time. 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. This fashion print is one of the large double page foldout plates the 19th century magazine included to depict the latest and most fashionable. Godey s lady s book, alternatively known as godey s magazine and lady s book, was an american women s magazine that was published in philadelphia from 1830 to 1878. Chronicling womens handwork through 19th century national.
Description of steel fashion plate for december, godey s lady s book, december 1859 the commencement of the season for evening gatherings naturally directs us to the dress suited for them. See more ideas about fashion plates, victorian fashion and historical clothing. About the publisher forgotten books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Godeys ladys book, american publication that, from 1830 to 1898, pioneered a format still employed by magazines devoted to womens issues. But it took the national trauma of a civil war to make thanksgiving a formal. Godey s lady s book louis antoine godey began publishing godey s lady s book in 1830. It was published in philadelphia, pennsylvania by louis antoine godey. Calendar calendar in the bible how does the jewish calendar work. Editors table the following are all the excerpts related to thanksgiving from 1860, 1859, 1858, 1857, and october 1855. Hale, godey s was among the first and most successful american womens magazines. She advertised her fairy sewing machine in godeys ladys book, vol.1626 98 1082 1035 397 728 1169 417 1335 621 139 1608 694 326 196 674 302 489 1219 513 1306 974 756 795 894 534 776 50 92 248 385 1510 1230 559 1594 1279 998 1183 413 298 341 61 720 735 1255 607 951 810