Hattie Morahan as Elinor Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility (TV Mini-Series, 2008).
This water colour of Jane Austen painted in 1869 and based on the sketch by Cassandra Austen sold today at Sotheby’s for £164,500.
Tonight I’m at a talk their giving on Jane Austen at 200 in my Uni. And there is regency dancing. And they’re teaching people! I’m beside myself.
Jane Austen Christmas Card Jane and Cassandra Austen Walking to Steventon Church, Christmas Morning.
Which was used as Rosings Park in Pride and Prejudice (2005).
Whilst a student at Cambridge, Byron was irked that university rules banned keeping a dog. With characteristic perversity, he installed a tame bear instead. There being no mention of bears in their statutes, the college authorities had no legal basis to complain.
And that is how you do it.
Georgian Fashion File: Coral Necklaces
Red coral necklaces and accessories became extremely popular during the Georgian period. They were frequently given as souvenirs, to the sisters, cousins and sweethearts of men who bought them while traveling through Italy. I think the deep shock of red of the coral lends an air of sophistication and interest to the all white frocks that the ladies above are wearing.