Godey lady book december 1850 silver

See more ideas about american women, lady and civil war hairstyles. As the new york daily herald observed on december 21, 1850. Do not know if they were made during the civil war. It was also known as godeys magazine, using that name exclusively in its last few years. Most importantly, sarah josepha hale 17881879 became the new editor of godeys ladys book. Description of steel fashion plate for december, godeys ladys book, december 1859 the commencement of the season for evening gatherings naturally directs us to the dress suited for them. The london ladys magazine contained stories, poetry, historical pieces, book notices, and such embellishments as plates, costume designs and patterns. Godeys 1850 december publication further promoted the charm of an inhome christmas tree when they highlighted queen victoria and prince alberts christmas celebration which included a tabletop tree see below.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Arthur 6 june 1809 6 march 1885 was a popular nineteenthcentury american author. This pen wiper is beaded and uses what the pattern calls crossstitch. Etsy uses cookies and similar technologies to give you a better experience, enabling things like. Jan 30, 2014 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 newly educated american women. Editor see all 5 formats and editions hide other formats and editions.

Notes identical page numbers exist due to two separate volumes. 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. Godey patterned his first magazine, then, on these and the annual gift books. The topcirculating magazine of the nineteenth century was the womens magazine godeys ladys book, a publication that offered women a place in the public. The museums collection includes one gift we can definitively say was given at christmas, 1850. Below are all the fashion plates from the october 1883 godeys ladys book, bijou edition. Hathitrust has volume 89, covering julydecember 1874. A gift book for 1850, from her oldest sister elizabeth. The dress is of a rich violine purple wool material, with a bordering in black, representing velvet and buttons. Godeys ladys book was an american womens magazine published in the 19th century.

See more ideas about fashion plates, victorian fashion and fashion. Godeys ladys book 1860 milwaukee binding leather book 6. Godey s 1850 december publication further promoted the charm of an inhome christmas tree when they highlighted queen victoria and prince alberts christmas celebration which included a tabletop tree see below. Media in category godeys ladys book the following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, ipod and itunes format for your portable audio player. Drawn from the some of the leading fashion journals of the time, they depict styles and dress from the empire 180618, georgian 18061836, regency 18111820, romantic 18251850, victorian 18371859, late victorian 18601900 and edwardian 19011915 periods. Godeys ladys book,1850 godeys ladys book,rare book sale, 1850 ladys book godeys the 1850 godeys ladys book is in perfect condition,formore info please email timothy shay arthur timothy shay t. This engraved cover of godeys ladys book contains oval vignettes of women and children occupied in a variety of outdoor pursuits. Godeys ladys book january 1850 leather bound january 1, 1850 by louis a. Selected images from godeys ladys book published beginning in 1830 by louis a. Indeed much of the content was lifted directly from these competitors, a common practise of the time. Hale, godeys was among the first and most successful american womens magazines. The same print appeared in godeys december 1860 issue.

Queens christmas tree at windsor castle 1848, adapted for godeys ladys book, december 1850. It was the most widely circulated magazine in the period before the civil war. Belt clasps in godeys ladys book december 1860 war belt, fashion plates, belts for. Notes identical page numbers exist due to two separate sections in the original book. The watkinson evening by eliza leslie, godeys ladys book. Godey, godeys ladys book, was one of the most popular and longlived womens magazines. The four romanticized scenes, framed by a harvest of vegetables, fruits, and flowers, demonstrate appropriate gender roles for american women of the period. Cover image from godeys ladys book and magazine from. For further description, see chitchat in december number. Encyclopedia of greater philadelphia godeys ladys book.

The watkinson evening, written by eliza leslie 17871858, who as miss leslie was one of the most frequent contributors to the magazines of the 1830s, 1840s and 1850s, originally appeared in godeys ladys book, december, 1846. Founded in philadelphia in 1830 by louis antoine godey 18041878 and edited for four decades by sarah josepha hale 17881879, the magazine provided. 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. Baby shows, godeys ladys book, december 1855 by the 1850s, barnum was attempting to draw respectable middleclass audiences, including women and children to the american museum. Known as ladys book 18301839, monthly magazine of belleslettres and the arts, the ladys book 18331834, godeys ladys book 18401892. The evolving bride in godeys ladys book by bak, emilia noelle. This fortieth volume of louis godeys popular magazine, published in philadelphia, is lavishly illustrated with plates, including several handcolored fashion plates. With this parallelism in mind, consider adding glb to your. 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.

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. By hiding a watch, for example, or a bit of gold, or a silver spoon, where nobody knew of it but yourself. China, glass, silver, candelabras, silver trays, cake baskets, to loan. Five fashion plate prints from an 1850 godeys ladys book. Victorian era fashion1850s fashionvintage fashionsteampunk. A scan of the illustration and instructions is included in the appendix. Over 400 fashion plates from the 19th and early 20th centuries of womens and mens costume. Whenever life gets a little stressful i will pull one off the bookshelf and wander through the pages. Godeys ladys book archives university of pennsylvania. Short video captures condition much better than words. Hale brought substance to the magazine, and wrote frequently about the notion of womens sphere. The robe is composed of satin memphis, a black ground figured in white in an egyptian pattern. Godeys ladys book, january to december, 1850, vols xl and xli on.

A clothing advertisement in godeys ladys book titled purity 1850 both illustrates the idea of conservatism while advertising fashionable wedding dresses during that time. Almost every issue also included an illustration and pattern with. It was was reprinted in the best american humorous short stories, 1920 pgs 34 51, edited by alexander jessup, who, in the. This lot consists of the 1850 bound compilation of godeys magazine and ladys book shown in the corresponding images. I purchased my first volume in 1998 as a way to research the past for a project that has obviously taken me 10 years to accomplish. I have several copies of godeys ladys home journal. The bijou edition is a sample issue and one quarter the size of a regular issue. Godeys ladys book, 1850 six issues there is a beautiful parallelism between the condition of woman in her domestic life and the character of a nation, writes the editor of godeys ladys book in 1850sara josepha hale, who prepared the monthly with a primarily female staff louis godey was the publisher. Its circulation rose from 70,000 in the 1840s to 150,000 in 1860. Godeys magazine and ladys book 1850 antique american. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the book. America home of the free bound godeys ladys book julydec fashion printsbound volume civil war era ladys book. Godeys 1850 godeys ladys book,rare book sale, 1850 lady. The project gutenberg ebook of godeys ladys book january, 1851.

Subscribers could write to the fashion editor, describe what they wished to purchase, and enclose the apppropriate sum. Arthur with 15 lovely engravings and a richly embossed cover, is inscribed p. Godeys ladys book welcome to one of the most popular. The corsage is cut low, tight to the shape, and trimmed with a standing tucker of tulle illusion. Both women are wearing long sleeved gowns, sporting tiny waist, floor length veils and a large ball grown structure. Bound godeys ladys book julydec 1864 fashion prints. Such things as card cases, patterns, jewelry, infants clothing, even pianos, were described.

Etsy your place to buy and sell all things handmade. In philadelphia in 1830 louis antoine godey 18041878 commenced the publication of godeys ladys book which he designed specifically to attract the. Each issue included fiction, nonfiction, poetry, advice on interior decorating, fashion and domestic arts, instructions for needlework and handicrafts, and music. Illustrations of ladies evening dress vintage victorian. Each measures about 6 x 10 and features beautifully illustrated clothing of the mid1850s. Seabury and elizas fifth child, phebe, received the brilliant. The ground is a plain silk of the richest ground, the pattern satin. Download this page pdf download left page pdf download right page pdf download whole book pdf partner login required text only views. The same print appeared in godey s december 1860 issue. Robe dress from the celebrated establishment of messrs. The complete godeys ladys book 18301896 accessible archives. In the 1850s its circulation ranged between 70,000 and 150,000 copies every month. Christmas morning, godeys ladys book, december, 1850.

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