Monday, January 05, 2009

Godey’s Lady’s Book Online

This is the website for Godey’s Lady’s Book Online. Published by Louis A. Godey and edited by author Sarah Josepha Hale, Godey’s Lady’s Book was "one of the most popular lady's books of the 19th century". Each issue contained poetry, engravings and articles by some of the most well-known authors in America. The website makes available the contents of the January, February, March, April and November, 1850 issues of the Godey’s Lady’s Book, which includes period fashion illustrations, images and plates, poetry and articles on a variety of subjects from history to fashion. This website has been created by the University of Rochester history department.
Access: Free