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Inside the Jane Austen's House Museum

An interview between Dr Gillian Dow and Dr Mary Guyatt, former director of the Jane Austen House Museum.

In this video, Gillian takes you inside the Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton to talk with Dr Mary Guyatt, the curator.

They discuss the challenges and joys of curating an effective museum space and show you some of the museum’s most celebrated artefacts.

What can we learn from looking at the house, living space and artefacts related to an author? Does it assist in our understanding of that author and their works?

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