At a Glance
Explore mid-19th century culture as presented in the Godey's Lady's Book, a women's magazine.
Godey's Lady's Book Online
Provides three full issues—July, August, September 1855—of one of the most popular 19th century publications, Godey's Lady's Book. Each issue includes poetry, engravings, and articles, as well as a section on Victorian fashion. In addition to these full issues, the site also includes a Samples Collection, which features selections from the Book during the years 1855-1858. These samples are divided into six main categories, each of which is further broken down to make the content more accessible. Overall, this is a useful resource for teachers and students interested in aspects of Victorian popular culture.