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When Frances Burney (1752–1840) first published her novel Evelina, she did so in strictest secrecy, concealing both her...
Frances Burney kept a selection of her literary manuscripts in a battered brown envelope labelled ‘old composition odds...
This portrait shows Frances Burney (1752–1840) wearing a grand hat and gown, but with her eyes averted. It was painte...
Print, Etching, Image
These prints mock the towering hairstyles, wigs and extravagant fashions of late 18th-century Britain. They come from t...
Print, Image, Mezzotint engraving
This vivid print depicts the chaos of buying tickets at the pit door of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The theatre was a...