Vintage Halloween illustrations and paintings

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Halloween’s origin dates back to the Ancient Druidic (Celtic) festival of Samhain taking place in Scotland, Wales and Ireland. On the night of October 31, about 2000 years ago, people celebrated Samhain. They believed that the ghosts of the deads … Continue reading

The portrait of Jane Austen

Burberry’s dress and portrait of Jane Austen painted by Ozias Humphry in 1788.
The English writer Jane Austen (1775-1817) wrote six major novels : Sense and sensibility (1811), Pride and prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1815), Persuasion (1817) and Northanger Abbey (1817). She was a major figure of the Regency period (1811-1820).
Sources : Pinterest and republique-des-lettres.com