Posted by Joyce on January 26, 1998 at 00:16:21:
I found an Illustrated Letters of Jane Austen yesterday and depleted my meagre savings to buy it. It was definitely worth it. I was thinking as I read how surprised JA would be to learn that 200 years later we would be so fascinated in these intimate family letters.
She mentions buying a sprigged muslim. What is this?
She also seems to change dresses many times a day. Just how many different types of dresses did a lady have to have beyond the usual evening dress?
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