Be Persuaded - Jane Austen

Banner image: Jane's Nephew © Dressing Australia – Museum of Costume

From Dressing Australia – Museum of Costume comes an enchanting exhibition that brings celebrated novelist  Jane Austen to life.

20 June - 28 July 2019
Tues - Fri 10am - 4pm; Sat 12 noon - 4pm
Free admission

Be Persuaded follows Austen’s life and the memorable characters that she created.

Children and matriarchs are dressed in exquisite 18th and early 19th century fashion featuring empire line frocks, delicate silk gowns, capes, shawls, bonnets and parasols. Rare watercolours portraying the fashion of the era will be exhibited with toys, accessories and ephemera.