Illustration from Godey’s Lady’s Book Captioned ‘Alas, They Had Been Friends in Youth, But Whispering Tongues Will Poison the Truth’

Credit: The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, The University of Virginia Library
Media type: engraving
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Annotation: Godey’s Lady’s Book was a monthly periodical particularly popular amongst women in the 19th century. Initially published by Philadelphia’s Louis Godey, the magazine offered original artwork and arcticles by American contributors, many of whom were women. Godey’s Lady’s Book contained patterns for clothing, sheet music for piano, and a hand-tinted fashiopn plate which adorned the cover of each issue. The magazine was published between 1830-1878.
Year: 1850