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Thanksgiving Special Magazine: Godey’s Lady’s Book

Godey’s Lady’s Book, published between 1830 and 1898, established the foundation for contemporary American fashion magazines. The longest running ongoing publication to address interests of women in the nineteenth century, Godey’s Lady’s Book included fashion coverage, domestic matters such as housekeeping and cooking, … Continue reading

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Virtually NYC’s Best Collections…

Summer is the time of lounging and hiding from the heat.  Recent museum initiatives to digitize their collections allow one to browse these collections from the comfort of one’s own comfy sofa. I love this shift towards image availability because … Continue reading

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