Jane Austen [print].

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MA 1034.12
London : Richard Bentley, 1870.
1 print : steel engraving ; image: 120 x 96 mm, oval; sheet: 254 x 203 mm

Engraving after a sketch by Cassandra Austen; evidently executed as a frontispiece portrait for James Edward Austen-Leigh's biography of Austen, A memoir of Jane Austen. London : Richard Bentley, 1870.
Housed with MA 2911.
Part of a collection that includes manuscripts, letters, and notes in Jane Austen's autograph. The collection also includes letters addressed to Austen by James Stanier Clarke and a steel engraving of Austen. Items in the collection are described in 12 individual records (MA 1034.1-12).
High reserve.


Seated three-quarter portrait of Austen in a ribboned cap with her arms resting in her lap.