Exclusive Jane Austen memorabilia on show for World Book Day

Jane Austen sampler
Sampler from exhibition to show famous author was versatile and also did cross-stitch Photo: Bodleian

World Book Day is being celebrated globally on Thursday 1st March.**

*The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford is putting a *cross stitch sampler by the famous author Jane Austen on display for the first time. A newly discovered portrait of the author will also be on show. The two items are from private collections, but loaned for a one-day only tribute to the writer of works including 'Pride & Prejudice' and 'Mansfield Park'.**

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