Follow the sounds of laughter, cheers and jeers into the Drawing Room.
A-ha! The tables have been set with different card games at play.
Mr. Darcy's cousin, Colonel Fitzwilliam is seated at one of the tables partnered with Miss Maitland. They are currently ahead in their game against Mr. Bingley and Jane Bennet.
Here is a little intro to Miss Maitland...
Papa and Aunt Felicity, my chaperone, will accompany me to the Darcy ball so I may meet eligible gentlemen.
He wishes me only to be happy.
by Prospero Arts
details and order here
Jane Austen Playing Cards includes Favorite Characters & Quotes
Illustrators featured in this deck are Hugh Thomson & Chris Hammond
The card suits correspond to these novels:
Hearts ~ Pride & Prejudice
Diamonds ~ Sense & Sensibility
Clubs ~ Emma
Spades ~ Persuasion
Perfect for playing the classic English game, Whist.
played by Tom Ward
Death Comes to Pemberley (2013)
based on Pride and Prejudice
Col. Fitzwilliam wants to know…
Which card table would you like to play a few hands?
* image source: P&P silhouette, gown for Honorable Miss Sophia Maitland (aka Sophia from Delighted Reader), Mr. Darcy