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Louis A. Godey, New York, 1850

Louis A. Godey, New York, 1850

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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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