Celebrating the bicentenary of one of England's most beloved writers in 2017.

The bust has been sculpted by Charlotte Hern and cast at the Modern Souvenir Company workshop in Bath. It has been gilded in 24ct gold by Robert Grace of Grace of London.

Take your photo with Jane & upload to social media using the hashtags #janeontour #janeausten200!

Jane Austen 16 Dec 1775 - 18 Jul 1817.
Robert Grace (left) with Timothy Richards (owner of Modern Souvenir Company).

Robert Grace (left) with Timothy Richards (owner of Modern Souvenir Company).

Jane on Tour Dates

Jane is currently at Bath Tourism until the 4th September.

(Image montage shows Jane at Combe Grove Hotel, Bath:  combegrove.com)

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The Guildhall, Bath

26th June - 4th July 2017

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Bath Tourist Information

18th July - 4th Sept 2017

Tylney Hall Hotel, Hook

4th July - 17th July 2017

Royal Crescent, Bath

Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath

5th Sept - 19th Sept 2017

Our Jane Austen collection - the perfect gifts for any Janeite!

Jane Austen Limited Edition Decoration
22.00

Our limited edition of 1817 pieces is one of our best sellers this year! Made in copper with an etched passage from Pride & Prejudice on the back.

"I sincerely hope your Christmas...may abound in the gaieties which the season generally brings…” 

Each decoration comes with a numbered Modern Souvenir Company provenance card and comes gift boxed.

Height 10cm

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE POPULARITY OF THIS PIECE, THERE WILL BE A 6 WEEK WAIT ON DELIVERY. IF YOU REQUIRE IT FOR A SPECIFIC DATE WHICH IS SOONER, PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE ORDERING 01225 311664 / lauren@modernsouvenir.com

 

Jane Austen Lifesize Bust
650.00

Height 55cm

Weight 18kg

This product is made to order and may take up to 6 weeks to produce. Please let us know if you require this product for a specific date.

Jane Austen Small Bust
18.00

One of Britain's favourite authors, Jane paid two long visits to Bath towards the end of the eighteenth century, and from 1801 to 1806 Bath was her home. It also provides the backdrop to two of her novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, and features in her other novels and in the collection of letters to her sister, Cassandra.

The Bust

Based on portraits and descriptions of the time, this bust was sculpted at our workshop in Bath and makes a wonderful addition to the fireplace, bookshelves or occasional table of any Jane Austenite.

Around the Base

There are a series of objects around the base illustrating articles associated with Jane Austen. For this Jane Austen bust we have included Pemberley House, envelopes & letters, evening dance, Jane Austen house, town house and a courting couple.

The etch, from Pride & Prejudice, around the base reads - 

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife"  

Height 13cm

Jane Austen Doorway Model
130.00

This detailed scale Timothy Richards doorway model would make a beautiful statement piece for any mantelpiece, bookshelf or display cabinet next to the complete works of the much loved author. The Georgian town house is now famous by its association to Jane Austen.

Jane Austen (1775 – 1817) spent a great deal of her adult life in Bath. She lived at 25 Gay Street from 1805 onwards where she moved with her mother sister after the death of her father. Built of Bath stone the terraced row leads up to the circus and The Royal Crescent. Living here one could not help but engage in and observe Bath society as featured in many of her novels.

This model was developed as Tim wished to include the house of one of Baths most famous inhabitants. The pediment over the doorway is covered in beaten lead, a detail replicated in them model.

Weight: 4 kg

Height: 22cm

This model is a hand made item and if in stock, will be delivered within 1-2 weeks. If you require this model urgently please contact the workshop directly.

Jane Austen Silohuette Bookend
25.00

Jane Austen lived in Bath for many years using the city and society as  inspiration for her novels. 

These bookends were made in Bath by the Modern Souvenir Company workshop and cast in British gypsum plaster. They are engraved with Jane Austen’s own handwriting. 

From an original idea by Bethanie Davis. Developed by Timothy Richards.

Height 17cm

Jane Austen House Model
80.00

This detailed scale Timothy Richards house model made famous by its association to Jane Austen, her home and her life in Bath would make a beautiful decorative piece for display in any office, upon mantelpiece or bookshelf next to the complete works of the much loved author.

This typical Bath terrace is Palladian in its origins consisting of three storeys with an attic above. As with many Georgian houses it contains a fireplace in most rooms and represent the best of 18th century living. Jane Austen’s uncle lived in The Paragon and Jane would have visited regularly.

Weight: 1.3 kg

Height: 18cm

This model is a hand made item and if in stock, will be delivered within 1-2 weeks. If you require this model urgently please contact the workshop directly.