Mr. Knightley in Emma

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Portrait of Jeremy Northam as George Knightley in the movie “Emma” directed by Douglas McGrath in 1997, illustration of the village of Highbury and illustration of the Hartfield house. The movie “Emma” is the adaptation of the Jane Austen’s novel … Continue reading

Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice

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Portrait of Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy in the BBC serie “Pride and prejudice”, Regency cork print wallpaper in greys and metallic by Ronald Redding for York Wallcoverings, drawing of Pemberley house and gold frame of a miniature (1805). He … Continue reading

Henry Tilney in Northanger Abbey

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Portrait of J.J Feild as Henry Tilney in the adapted movie of the Jane Austen book “Northanger abbey”, portrait of Jane Austen and book cover. Henry Tilney is the love interest of Catherine Morland in the Jane Austen’s book “Northanger … Continue reading

The indiscreet Emma Woodhouse

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19th century English Regency Gilt Neoclassical Mirror ; Amethyst and aquamarine drop earrings and a photo of Gwyneth Paltrow as Emma Woodhouse in the movie “Emma” directed by Douglas McGrath in 1996. Emma Woodhouse is a character of the Jane … Continue reading

The sharp minded Elizabeth Bennet

Regency frame, photos of Matthew MacFayden as Mr. Darcy and Kiera Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet in the movie “Pride and Prejudice” directed by Joe Whright in 2005. The portrait engraved of Jane Austen was realized in 1873, for Evert A. Duyckink’s Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women of Europe and America.
Elizabeth Bennet is a character of the Jane Austen’s novel Pride and prejudice published in 1813. She is the second daughter in the Bennet family. She is sharp minded, witty, clever and has clear opinions on people often too quickly (hasty judgements).
The book tells one of the most iconic love story in the litterature with Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. They will overcome obstacles (social class differences, familial issues…) and their mistakes of judgements to be happy together.

The fanciful Catherine Morland

Felicity Jones as Catherine Morland in the adapted tv film “Northanger Abbey” (2007). Wallpaper Regency 03 and 20th century Regency frame.
Catherine Morland is a Jane Austen’s character in the novel “Northanger Abbey” (written between 1798 and 1803 but published after the Jane Austen’s death in 1817). This book has been adapted in a tv film starring Felicity Jones.
In this book, Jane Austen parodies gothic novels (romance and supernatural, very popular in the late 18th century and early 19th century). It tells the story of a young and candid woman (17 years old) named Catherine Morland who has a vivid imagination and loves gothic novels. The book follows her first steps in the polite society of Bath and her discovery of the Northanger Abbey (house the wealthy family of her new friend Henry Tilney). Henry Tilney is a clever, warm and witty man.
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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).
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