On this day: the death of Jane Austen

Portrait of Jane Austen in watercolour and pencil. By Cassandra Austen.

Jane Austen died aged forty-one in Winchester, Hampshire on the 18th of July, 1817.

Signature of Jane Austen. Taken from her 1817 will. Regency Georgian.

Signature from Austen’s will. 1817.

 

 

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