A home for all things Austen. So pour some tea, de-bonnet and prepare to fall in love with Jane all over again.


There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it.
(insp.)

There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it.

(insp.)

historicalfashion:

Seeing red-
Top: Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna by George Dawe, 1810s-20s
Bottom left: Girl with a Letter by Adriaan de Lelie, c. 1810s?
Bottom right: Elisabeth, Amalie, and Maximiliane of Bavaria by Stieler, 1814
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historicalfashion:

Seeing red-
Top: Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna by George Dawe, 1810s-20s
Bottom left: Girl with a Letter by Adriaan de Lelie, c. 1810s?
Bottom right: Elisabeth, Amalie, and Maximiliane of Bavaria by Stieler, 1814
Zoom Info
historicalfashion:

Seeing red-
Top: Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna by George Dawe, 1810s-20s
Bottom left: Girl with a Letter by Adriaan de Lelie, c. 1810s?
Bottom right: Elisabeth, Amalie, and Maximiliane of Bavaria by Stieler, 1814
Zoom Info

historicalfashion:

Seeing red-

Top: Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna by George Dawe, 1810s-20s

Bottom left: Girl with a Letter by Adriaan de Lelie, c. 1810s?

Bottom right: Elisabeth, Amalie, and Maximiliane of Bavaria by Stieler, 1814

positivelyaustentatious:

"…making with his usual deliberation towards the pianoforte stationed himself so as to command a full view of the fair performer’s countenance. " Pride and Prejudice, Ch 31

positivelyaustentatious:

"…making with his usual deliberation towards the pianoforte stationed himself so as to command a full view of the fair performer’s countenance. " Pride and Prejudice, Ch 31

What dreadful Hot weather we have!- It keeps one in a continual state of Inelegance.

Jane Austen in a letter to her sister (18th September 1796).

You know how interesting the purchase of a spongecake is to me.

Jane Austen in a letter to Cassandra Austen (15th-17th June 1808)