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hoops 1858.jpg
Illustration and description of an expandable and retractable set of hoops from 1859 Godey's Ladies' Book

Albumen print of young girl, unidentified, circa 1865.

Color diagram for lady's embroidered slipper.

1 ChoirofourVillage.jpg
Short Story from an 1864 issue of Peterson's Magazine.

Title: The Choir of Our Village
Author: Ella Rodman

Includes two poems on the last page

Images of lady's bathing costume with three cap alternatives and three footwear alternatives. Please note: this image has been digitally enhanced to make it easier to print.

Children's clothing for August 1870. Please note: I have digitally enhanced this image to make it easier to print.

Two designs for undersleeves in satin stitch and openwork from Godey's Ladies Book.

Color diagram of Heart Slipper needlework pattern from the Godey's Ladies Book, 1857

Color needlework diagram for a red and green gentleman's slipper from the Godey's Ladies Book, 1857.

Color pattern diagram and instructions for an oakleaf needle work slipper design and instructions from the 1857 Godey's Ladies Book hardbound edition.
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