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Jane Austen Drank Ratafia - a boozy quince drink that is perfect for fall.

Negus is the name of a drink made of wine, most commonly port, mixed with hot water, spiced and sugared. This mulled wine, created by Colonel Francis Negus was served at the balls in Jane…

White soup was a staple at balls in Jane Austen's time, and is namechecked in Pride and Prejudice.

Jane Austen recipes: white soup White soup was a staple at balls in Jane Austen's time, and is namechecked in Pride and Prejudice

A fourth silhouette by J. Field. Apparently this one was "scraped out" by Lady Hester Stanhope (Pitt's niece). I don't know if this means she deliberately defaced it, or if she was just trying to improve its resemblance to Pitt!

A fourth silhouette by J. Apparently this one was "scraped out" by Lady Hester Stanhope (Pitt's niece). I don't know if this means she deliberately defaced it, or if she was just trying to improve its resemblance to Pitt!

The Arms of Lady Hester Pitt, St.Andrews, Curry Rivel, Somerset. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Lady Hester Pitt was the wife of the prime minister, William Pitt the Elder.

Hayes Place, seat of the late Earl of Chatham

Hayes Place, seat of the late Earl of Chatham