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Be Persuaded: A Jane Austen Experience Exhibition

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by Belinda Nolan-Price (subscribe)
Arts & Entertainment Lover based in Melbourne, Ballarat & Sydney.
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It's been more than 200 years since author Jane Austen passed away. Her popularity has continued in all that time. Glen Eira City Council Gallery is holding the Be Persuaded - Jane Austen Exhibition from 25 October to 18 November, 2018.

Be Persuaded Jane Austen Exhibition features rare fashion, accessories and ephemera from the 18th century. Items include a silk gown, diaphanous Empire line frocks, spencers, capes and shawls, boots, pumps and stockings, bonnets, toys and original handpainted fashion watercolours.

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Jane Austen published four novels during her lifetime Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Emma. Persuasion and Northanger Abbey were published posthumously in 1818. Her novels are timeless classics which defined the era's novel of manners.

Visit the Glen Eira City Council Gallery from 25 October to 18 November 2018 to discover costumes and memorabilia from Jane Austen's era.
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Why? Costumes that bring Jane Austen to life
When: 25 October - 18 November
Phone: (03) 9524 3333
Where: Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield City Hall, Glen Eira & Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield
Cost: Free
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