|Title||The lady's companion; or, Sketches of life, manners, and morals, at the present day (half title page) |
|Publisher||H.C. Peck & Theodore Bliss|
|Publisher Location||United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia |
|Publication Date||1858 |
|Printer||L. Johnson and Company|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored wood engravings.|
This book is written for the woman who has learned how to "mingle the useful and the agreeable, and to exhibit a uniformity of noble design amid a variety of beautiful forms." Guidelines for the conduct of life are presented using literature and poetry, and specific topics covered include: The influence of women in society; Dropping in to tea; What women think of men; Do women choose their husbands?; Woman's faith; The duties of mistresses to servants; and, Shop-women out of the shop.
Printed on this page: The Young Lady's Companion.
This page depicts a young lady standing in a bedroom and staring out a window.
A full text version of the 1854 edition of this title is available at: http://books.google.com/books?id=YwJcNOszvI0C&ots=XS1pk0BsdK&dq=%22lady's%20companion%22%20%22sketches%20of%20life%22&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q=&f=false
|Subjects (LCSH)||Women -- Literary collections |
|Category||Manners and social etiquette|
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0396 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PN6071.W7 L33 1858 |
|Physical Description||288 p.,  leaves of plates: illustrated ; 18.5 x 12.5 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Photographed from original book in TIFF format using a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi/EOS 400D, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2009. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist A.69 |