Jane Austen gets her own British banknoteJane AustenLady JanePride and Prejudice
Make way for Lady Jane, Chuck!
The new £10 note will feature a portrait of Jane Austen as well as select scenes and a quote from her novels, an incredible way to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice‘s publication and a great honor for a beloved British author.
She’s only the third non-royal woman to be featured on the currency, or what we’ll call a slow but steady evolution in the right direction.
Great writers get their due.Posted by Kate Rinsema