We can't have a theme of Regency men without the one man who made the Regency period, the Regency period.His Royal Highness The Prince RegentBorn George Augustus Frederick on August 12, 1762, he was bestowed the titles of Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay automatically and became the Prince of Wales and Earl of … Continue reading Regency Man Monday – The Prince Regeny
Wordless Wednesday #45
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Wordless Wednesday #35 – Regency Winter Fashions
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A Regency Winter
I don't know if you've noticed...but it got cold here in New Jersey!I was looking around for a Wordless Wednesday picture that would show something of winter wear for the Regency period. During my search I found a wonderful document written by Linore Burkard. Linore writes "inspirational romance for the Jane Austen soul." (I'm going … Continue reading A Regency Winter
Meet Eloisa James @ the Monmouth County Library!
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Jane Austen Siting on Jepoardy!
During the Jeopardy! Round on Friday's game there was a Jane Austen siting. The category was 2-WORD RESPONSESThe $1000 answer was - Jane Austen dedicated "Emma" to the future George IV, not by name but under this titleThe Question - What is Prince Regent? Before he was George IV, he was the Prince Regent ruling … Continue reading Jane Austen Siting on Jepoardy!
I throw my gloves up in the air sometimes…
Source: tumblr.com via Jill on Pinterest Can you imagine throwing your gloves to tell a guy you're engaged and not having everyone else in the room look at you? Seems a little weird to me. Plus wouldn't your intended question why you would have to tell another man your engaged? While checking out some background information … Continue reading I throw my gloves up in the air sometimes…
Our first meeting of 2012 is this weekend (Feb. 11) and we will be discussing "Music and influence on Jane Austen." In this month's newsletter Meredith included an article on Regency era music:To be considered accomplished in Regency England, a young gentle- woman must be proficient in playing an instrument and singing. Evening entertainments often … Continue reading Regency Era-Music
2010 Calendar Diary
In a handsome hardcover format (roughly 10"x8"), Bas Bleu's Jane Austen Diary features roomy weekly agenda pages alongside colorful Regency era artwork from the British Library, evocative quotations from the beloved author’s works, and silhouette drawings by her nephew. With a pretty sewn-in ribbon bookmark, this unique desk calendar will keep Austen fanatics organized throughout … Continue reading 2010 Calendar Diary
Beautiful Regency inspired computer screen wallpapers
The original Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c. was published monthly from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann (1764-1834) in London. Each month's Repository featured a pair of fashion plates in addition to other illustrations and articles covering a variety of topics. Some issues included embroidery patterns and fabric samples, which have provided inspiration in … Continue reading Beautiful Regency inspired computer screen wallpapers