Austen’s World Wrap Up. August 11, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

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Originally posted 2016-08-11 06:21:59.

Austen’s World Wrap Up. August 4, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

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Originally posted 2016-08-04 06:20:20.

Austen’s World Wrap Up. July 28, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Regency Riding Habits
    In my last post I talked about the difference between morning gowns and walking costumes and other “informal” types of dress. Today we’re going to take a peek at riding habits. Habits are something you’re probably all familiar with, at … Continue reading

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Originally posted 2016-07-28 06:20:12.

Austen’s World Wrap Up. July 21, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

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Originally posted 2016-07-21 06:21:38.

Austen’s World Wrap Up. July 7, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Regency shop windows
    The above caricature shows a printseller/publisher’s shop window with what mostly appears to be books on display. Windows with lots of small panes were popular in Regency storefronts for at least two reasons (maybe more—I’m not sure how good the … Continue reading
  • Visiting Sotterley Plantation, MD
    I went on a field trip yesterday with a bunch of museum/history geeks to Sotterley Plantation, in Hollywood. (No, not that Hollywood. The one in Maryland.) It’s on the Patuxent River and is the only tidewater plantation open to the … Continue reading

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Originally posted 2016-07-07 06:23:00.

Austen’s World Wrap Up. June 23, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Morning Gowns and Walking Costumes
    One of the topics under recent discussion was all the different types of gowns a Regency lady would have worn and how people could possibly have told the difference. Morning Gown, Domestic Costume, Walking Dress, Promenade Costume, Carriage Dress, all … Continue reading

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Originally posted 2016-06-23 06:20:10.

Austen’s World Wrap Up. June 16, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

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Originally posted 2016-06-16 06:21:26.

Austen’s World Wrap Up. June 9, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • So you want to review books? (The 1816 edition)
    Are you a reader with a most impressive number of reviews on Goodreads? Do you run a book blog or write for a review site? Do you LOVE talking about books? But do you worry what would happen if you … Continue reading
  • On My Bookshelf: My first Jane Austen novels
    A local historical society will be hosting a book sale this weekend to raise funds. I am finally ready to part with a substantial number of some of my most beloved books (art, art history, English literature, nature books, etc). The first three Jane Austen novels I purchased sat forgotten on the top shelf – […]

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Originally posted 2016-06-09 06:20:10.

Austen’s World Wrap Up. June 2, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Regency material culture, part 2
    Hey y’all! Gambled Away, my anthology with Molly O’Keefe, Jeannie Lin, Isabel Cooper and Joanna Bourne, releases in just a few days. So I thought I’d do another installment on nifty items I came across during the research for it! … Continue reading
  • Terriers in the 18th & 19th Centuries
    Recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit.”- Sir Walter Scott, 1825 My beloved Cody died in my arms this week.  He was put to sleep to relieve his pain from cancer and pancreatitis. He’s […]

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Originally posted 2016-06-02 06:21:11.