Jane Austen and the Penguin
In 1801, Jane and her family moved from rural Steventon to the City of Bath. From a tranquil life where she was able to write in peace, the transition was disliked and unasked for.
Indeed, in a letter to her beloved sister Cassandra, Jane wrote – ‘An extraordinary thing happened today. A penguin arrived at my side despite the hot weather. I said how dreadfully sad I was to leave our quiet home and he replied how dreadfully sad he had been to leave the South Pole! We are both truly fish out of water, I exclaimed. And he replied – Considered rather lucky in my book!
The Jane Austen and the Penguin range of cards are printed in Oxfordshire on a smooth Incada Silk FSC approved board produced in the UK. They are packaged in a recycled cello bag with a smart white envelope. The cards are blank inside.
Size: 150 X 150mm