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Exhibitions

Be Persuaded - A Jane Austen Experience

0408 103 258

17 - 23 Jan 2018

Be Persuaded - A Jane Austen Experience is a rare and wonderful exhibition bringing Jane Austen to life in original fashion of the era.

Be Persuaded follows Jane's life - and the unforgettable characters she created - from growing up in 18th century into the era most associated with her - the Regency era at the beginning of the 19th century.

Be Persuaded features rare fashion, accessories and ephemera from the 18th. century when Jane was born, through to the 1840's when Jane's beloved sister Casandra passed away. This international exhibition features an 18th century silk gown, diaphanous Empire line frocks, spencers, capes and shawls, boots, pumps and stockings, bonnets and parasols. Gowns from the 1820's to the 1840's.

A major collection of original period fashion watercolours and other ephemera.

Content: The Way We Wear Fairs Pty Ltd

Price & booking

Cost

Type Entry cost
Adult
$10.00
Concession
$9.00
Child
Ages eight and over
$5.00

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Facilities:
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Public toilet
Accessibility:

  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance