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Letter from Jane Austen, 5th May 1801

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Letter from Jane Austen to Cassandra Austen, 5th May 1801.

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  • Accession Number: Gen/A/Austen/1
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 663 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 150.74kB
  • Exposure time: 1/45
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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19th Century authors correspondence document English handwriting handwritten Jane Austen letter novelist writer writing written document

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