This pin is information about the true story about the girl's school Charlotte Bronte went to; some believe it is her inspiration for Lowood.  Steven

This pin is information about the true story about the girl's school Charlotte Bronte went to; some believe it is her inspiration for Lowood. Steven

Recently discovered possible photograph of the Bronte sisters - LR: Charlotte, Emily, Anne. From www.brontesisters.co.uk

Recently discovered possible photograph of the Bronte sisters - LR: Charlotte, Emily, Anne. From www.brontesisters.co.uk

Anne Bronte (1820-1849) British novelist and poet, sister of Charlotte and Emily Bronte, best known for her novel Agnes Grey.

Anne Bronte (1820-1849) British novelist and poet, sister of Charlotte and Emily Bronte, best known for her novel Agnes Grey.

Constantin Heger (1809-1896), a Belgian teacher who Charlotte Brontë fell in love with. He tore up her letters, only for his wife to find the pieces and put them together.

Constantin Heger (1809-1896), a Belgian teacher who Charlotte Brontë fell in love with. He tore up her letters, only for his wife to find the pieces and put them together.

This pencil sketch was drawn while Anne was at home during her summer holidays from Thorp Green. On the reverse side she has written: 'A very bad picture drawn June 24th 1842 by Anne Brontë'. Edward Chitham believes it may be a portrait of one of the Robinson girls, and Anne's comment means that it is a poor likeness. However, Christine Alexander and Jane Sellars, in their book The Art of the Brontës, make the interesting suggestion that it may be an attempt at a self portrait...

This pencil sketch was drawn while Anne was at home during her summer holidays from Thorp Green. On the reverse side she has written: 'A very bad picture drawn June 24th 1842 by Anne Brontë'. Edward Chitham believes it may be a portrait of one of the Robinson girls, and Anne's comment means that it is a poor likeness. However, Christine Alexander and Jane Sellars, in their book The Art of the Brontës, make the interesting suggestion that it may be an attempt at a self portrait...

Constantin Heger --- While living in Belgium, Charlotte fell in love with her married teacher, Professor Constantin Heger. She wrote many letters to him that referencing these feelings. Heger tore up the letters and threw them away. His wife salvaged them, however, and sewed them back together. Charlotte’s feelings for Heger served as the basis of her novel Villette, about the unrequited love of a woman for her instructor.

Constantin Heger --- While living in Belgium, Charlotte fell in love with her married teacher, Professor Constantin Heger. She wrote many letters to him that referencing these feelings. Heger tore up the letters and threw them away. His wife salvaged them, however, and sewed them back together. Charlotte’s feelings for Heger served as the basis of her novel Villette, about the unrequited love of a woman for her instructor.

Anne Brontë (January 7, 1820 – May 28, 1849) was the daughter of an impoverished clergyman of Haworth in Yorkshire, England. Considered by many critics as the least talented of the Brontë sisters, Anne wrote two novels. Agnes Grey (1847) is the story of a governess, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848), is a tale of the evils of drink and profligacy.

Anne Brontë (January 7, 1820 – May 28, 1849) was the daughter of an impoverished clergyman of Haworth in Yorkshire, England. Considered by many critics as the least talented of the Brontë sisters, Anne wrote two novels. Agnes Grey (1847) is the story of a governess, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848), is a tale of the evils of drink and profligacy.

The death on this day 31st March 1855 of Charlotte Bronte, Yorkshire novelist and author of Jane Eyre aged 38 during pregnancy

The death on this day 31st March 1855 of Charlotte Bronte, Yorkshire novelist and author of Jane Eyre aged 38 during pregnancy

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