The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine
London, England: S.O. Beeton, etc., monthly, First series 1852-1860; second series 1860-1879
[The period covered initially by Arts: Search will be the Second series,1860-1879. Available soon]
The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine was a pioneering women’s serial founded and published by Samuel Orchart Beeeton (1830-1877), husband of the writer Mrs Beeton (Isabela Mary Beeton). Aimed at the new middle classes, it is valuable source on the arrangement of the mid-nineteenth century household and its equipment. The magazine is also useful as a source on Victorian fashion and consumer attitudes.
Note: the First series of The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine (1852-1879) has been digitized by the ‘Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical’ project: http://www.sciper.org/browse/ED_desc.html