Chawton House

Evening Talk: 'Reading with Austen': the new Godmersham Park virtual library

Professor Peter Sabor will discuss the launch of a new website that digitally recreates the Library at Godmersham Park, the estate of Jane Austen's brother Edward Austen Knight

The website portrays the Library as Jane Austen might have seen it, where one can browse photographs of and bibliographic information for the very editions she may have handled. After the talk, Peter will officially open the new exhibition room on Jane Austen's reading and the Library at Godmersham Park.

Event Details


Tuesday 5 March 2019, from 6.30pm


Chawton House, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ


Tickets: £10, Friends: £8, (includes a glass of wine)

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