Oscar Wilde Secretly Released from Prison at Night Time
Courtesy of the Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday April 20, 1897.
Wee Mary Wollstonecraft
Gemma Arterton in Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Folio Society Editon: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Illustrations by Anna and Elena Balbusso
Me at parties
The Greenwood Lake, 1875, Jasper Francis Cropsey
Elizabeth Bishop with her cat, Minnow, 1938
This regency era coat was first worn by Colin Firth as Mr.Darcy in the 1995 production of Pride and Prejudice, and then went on to be worn by J.J. Feild as Mr.Nobley in the film Austenland. At first glance the coat does not even seem to be the same, but there are a few clues, such as the button placement and overall cut of the garment, though the actual buttons seem to have been changed. Confirmation, however, comes from Shannon Hale, the author of Austenland. She states on her website that they are indeed one in the same:
"Later, I find out the costume coat and hat J.J. Feild is wearing are the same ones Colin Firth wore in Pride & Prejudice. Somehow, I’ve managed to enter Austenland. It’s ridiculous. And it’s so much fun."
Costume Credit: Emma
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