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Louis A. Godey, New York, 1850

Contributed by Brick Store Museum

Louis Antoine Godey (1804-1878) was a French immigrant who learned printing and publishing by working for newspapers.

In 1839, he began publishing Godey's Lady's Book, one of a number of magazines aimed at women. It featured literature, domestic and social advice, and fashion and was highly influential.

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  • Title: Louis A. Godey, New York, 1850
  • Creator: Godey's Lady's Book
  • Creation Date: 1850
  • Object Type: Image

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