The Tea Things of Jane Austen

The Tea Things of Jane Austen
Image Courtesy of Benjamin Press

By Bruce Richardson • Images Courtesy of Benjamin Press

December 16 marks the 241st birthday of British author Jane Austen. The popular Regency- period novelist was, of course, a tea lover who often used the tea ritual to bring characters together. She was also fond of using the term “tea things” when establishing scenes in her books.

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