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Godey’s Paris Fashions Americanized, Godey’s Lady’s Book, July 1848. Handcolored engraving. New-York Historical Society Library, TX1.G58, vol. 37.

Resource 14: Fashion Plates

This color illustration appeared in Godey’s Lady’s Book in July 1848, the same month as the Seneca Falls convention. Godey’s showcased the latest fashions, appealed to middle-class women, farmers’ wives, and immigrant mill workers, and provided a strong visual message about the “ideal” woman.

Creative: Tronvig Group