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Be Persuaded - Jane Austen -20 June - 28 July 2019

20 June 2019

From Dressing AustraliaMuseum of Costume comes an enchanting exhibition that brings the life and times of legendary novelist Jane Austen to life. Be Persuaded follows the memorable characters that Austen created. Children and matriarchs are dressed in exquisite 18th and early 19th century fashion, featuring Empire line frocks, a delicate silk gown, capes, shawls, bonnets and parasols. Accessories and ephemera are exhibited, including a series of rare watercolours which also portray the fashions of the era.


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