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Martha Lloyd, a close family friend of the Austens. She lived with the Austen ladies in Bath and Chawton, and later married Jane's brother Francis.

Martha Lloyd, Jane Austen's friend, late in life, and her dog on her lap.

John Murray II, Jane Austen's publisher.

John Murray, Publisher of Jane Austen's works while she lived.

Mary Augusta Austen-Leigh wrote a biography of her famous relative entitled, Personal Aspects of Jane Austen

Mary Augusta Austen-Leigh wrote a biography of her famous relative entitled, Personal Aspects of Jane Austen

Thomas Hazlehurst (1740 – 1821). Portrait miniature of Elizabeth Bridges Knight wearing a white dress with a blue ribbon tied under corsage. Watercolor on ivory, oval. 2 1/2 x 2 inches (6.5 x 5 cm). Initialed “T.H.” (lower right). A fine portrait miniature of Jane Austen’s sister in law, Elizabeth Bridges (1773-1808) who married Edward Austen, the brother of Jane Austen. Edward took the name of his second cousin Mr. Knight on inheriting in 1812 his estates in Kent at Godmersham Park.

Jane's sister in law, Elizabeth Austen Knight, nee Bridges.

Sir Francis Austen G.C.B. Admiral of the Fleet

Sir Francis William Austen: Glimpses of Jane’s sailor brother in letters

Photograph of Francis Austen in old age. One of Jane Austen's sailor brothers.

Jane Austen unseen portrait unearthed

Jane Austen scholar Dr Paula Byrne claims to have discovered a lost portrait of the author which, far from depicting a grumpy spinster, shows a writer at the height of her powers and a woman comfortable in her own skin.

Jane's father the Rev. George Austen

Jane’s father, The Reverend George Austen, was rector of Steventon from

The Reverend George Austen about 1764, 11 years before Jane was born

Unknown Artist, Portrait of the Reverend George Austen (ca. 1764 and ca. Courtesy of Jane Austen’s House Museum, Jane Austen Memorial Trust

Martha Lloyd who married Jane's brother Frank when she was aged 62

Martha Lloyd who was a great friend of the Austen's and lived with them in Chawton for many years.

james stanier clarke - austenonly

On the Block! ~ A Jane Austen Portrait?

James Stanier Clarke who was the Librarian and Chaplain of the Prince Regent, "Prinny" (later George IV) and conducted the meeting where Jane Austen was urged to dedicate one of her volumes to the Prince, as distasteful as that was to her.

Jane Austen, author

Modern portrait of Jane Austen, as commissioned by the Jane Austen Centre in Bath by forensic artist Melissa Dring,