Sewing is an Art
Claude Thielley, after Francois L. Lanfant, La Lecon de Broderie. Paris, London, New York, Berlin: Goupil & Cie., 1856.
This lithograph was issued by the French publisher Goupil& Co. as one of a pair of prints showing young ladies learning skills like sewing and penmanship. Intended to be decorative and affordable, the print was sold in shops in London, Paris and New York. S'ilvousplaîtm'adopter!