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A room-by-room tour of Jane Austen’s final home

Lovers of ‘Pride and Prejudice’… rejoice! In this video, we step into the author’s world, taking a virtual trip to the Jane Austen House and Museum, located in Chawton, Hampshire.

The cultural landmark offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into the latter part of Austen’s life, which is when she called the residence her home.

The museum houses many of the author’s personal possessions – including the famous writing desk at which she wrote her novels: ‘Northanger Abbey’, ‘Sense and Sensibility’, ‘Mansfield Park’, ‘Emma’, ‘Persuasion’ and, of course, the aforementioned tale of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy.

There’s also a full room-by-room tour of the house, itself, revealing the most compelling stories and features of Chawton Cottage, as they relate to the Regency England novelist’s time there.

View the original video here.

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