Mrs Clay's Freckles

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Location: Alton Library, Vicarage Hill, Hampshire, Alton, GU34 1HT
Start date: 11/07/2017
End date: 11/07/2017
Start time: 19:30
End time: 20:30
Price: £5

Mrs Clay's Freckles

Jane Austen and Regency Beauty at Alton Library

Which Jane Austen characters are considered beautiful? What cosmetics might they use? Who is Mrs Clay, and what did she do to get rid of her freckles?

This illustrated presentation focuses on ideas of beauty during Jane Austen's lifetime and will include readings from her works.

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