One of the most clever things Ravenous saw this week is an online exhibit called What Jane Saw. The website is based on a visit Jane Austen made to an art exhibit in London in 1813, of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds. The reconstruction of the exhibit is done room by room with descriptions of each of the works of art she would have seen, taken from the exhibit catalogue. Brilliant!
This year Pride and Prejudice celebrates the bicentennial of it’s publication and the BBC produced a reenactment of the book’s Regency Ball:
If this is your year to travel to Austen’s England then the Wall Street Journal has a wonderful travelogue for you to use.