Item: Godey's Lady's Book, 1848

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Record Number: 7403
Call number: DM 254
Volume: 37
Page: Unnumbered color plate before table of contents, unnumbered color plate before page 121
Date of Original: 1848
Original Format: Printed Matter
Image description: Louis Antoine Godey (1804-1878) began publishing Godey’s Lady’s Book in In Philadelphia in 1830. Issues included articles and plates on fashion, handcrafts, health, and recipes, to name a few key topics. (1) Godey's Paris Fashions Americanized / Engraved by J. J. Pease - handcolored illustration of two women wearing dresses and bonnets (Unnumbered color plate before table of contents); (2) Godey's Paris Fashions Americanized - handcolored illustration of two women wearing dinner and evening dresses in half mourning (unnumbered color plate before page 121)